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Protecting Thailand's flora and fauna - The Nation


The Nation
Phi Phi Islands and Maya Bay remain open as Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) begins its annual cycle of temporary closure of national parks next month, which allows for natural rejuvenation during almost ...

Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park's vibrant biodiversity - The Hindu


The Hindu
Most of us rue the stress caused by the concrete jungle that we all live in. Yet if we look around, nature is present in the neighbourhood. These green spaces go a long way in creating and maintaining a thriving biodiversity. One such spot is Mahavir ...

Researchers Discover 'Insulin-Producing' Viruses - Sci-News.com


Sci-News.com
An international team of scientists led by Harvard Medical School's Joslin Diabetes Center has identified four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones. Reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the discovery brings new ...

National Bioethics Advisory Commission

Washington - United States

Advises on bioethical issues arising from research on human biology and behavior, and the application, including the clinical applications, of that research.

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Swaziland's official wildlife and cultural heritage conservation organisation.

National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature
United States

Specialized collection of books, journals, and other documents concerned with ethical issues in medicine and the professions, especially contemporary biomedical issues.

National Rural Bioethics Project - University of Montana
United States

Aims to identify the ethical issues faced by rural healthcare providers and develop and provide relevant and appropriate ethics-related resources.

Bioethics.com - Global Information Source on Bioethics
Canada

Bioethics.com is a public service provided through the collaboration of many individuals and organizations to improve the discussion of issues in bioethics.

The Science Advisory Board
United States

A global community of life scientists who convene to share knowledge and comment on emerging technologies.

Feline Advisory Bureau
United States

Charity which promotes the health and welfare of cats by making the latest information available to vets, cat breeders, and owners.

Science Advisory Board
United States

Online panel of 5,000 life scientists and physicians who convene electronically to voice their opinions on emerging technologies.

Cephalopod International Advisory Council
United Kingdom

Supports and encourages cephalopod research and communication among cephalopod researchers by means of meetings, workshops, and a newsletter.

United Kingdom

Advises on the ethical acceptability of proposals for gene therapy research on humans taking account of the scientific merits and the potential benefits and risks, and provides advice to UK Health Ministers on developments in gene therapy research.

Use of Pesticides, Report of the President's Science Advisory Committee
United States

Full text of the 1963 report which exonerated Rachel Carson's Silent Spring of scientific error, and suggested federal policies for the regulation of pesticides -- out of print an unavailable for the past two decades.