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Human and chimpanzee DNA compared
HARs, which showed a high rate of evolution between humans and chimps. Only three of those regions contain genes that are likely to encode proteins. The most dramatically accelerated ... Typically, noncoding regions of DNA evolve more rapidly than regions carrying genes, as there is no selective pressure to stop mutations from accumulating. But the human-accelerated regions are ...
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News archive - 2002
Emissions during 1997 equalled Europe's total fossil fuel related carbon emissions. 7th November ... therefore exacerbate existing problems of overfishing and pollution. 18th April 2002 Flood damage Glacial melt, accelerated by rising global temperatures, may result in sudden and catastrophic floods in the the ...
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The Regional Impacts of Climate Change
Section 3.4.2). 2.3.1.7. Mountain Regions Mountains usually are characterized by sensitive ecosystems and regions of conflicting interests between economic development and environmental ... soil function and soil microbe activity Symptoms: Vegetation cover completely lost, erosion accelerated; soil salinization, aridification Management Option: Difficult to address; costs of restoration or ...
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Argument - Impact of Urbanization
One of the measures was an interprovincial planned grain allocation scheme (see Song, 1997). In ... famine. Table 2 Change in diet Another consequence of urbanization in China will be an accelerated change in diet. Urban residents typically prefer a more diverse diet and eat more processed ...
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U.S. Global Change Research Information Office
Without question, the availability of distilled petroleum fuels vastly accelerated the global-scale environmental changes that concern us today, although the burning of coal, alone ... increase in a warmed world is not yet fully known. It is likely that coastal regions, which are the most intensively used of all land, will face changes due to rising ...
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Consequences (vol. 1, No.2) - Global and U.S. National Population Trends
Thus far, food production has generally kept pace with population growth in all regions except Africa. But what about the future, when world population will inexorably increase? A ... states such as Florida, California, and Texas and (2) smaller metropolitan areas which have experienced accelerated growth in recent years. Cities such as Charlotte, North Carolina, have emerged as significant ...
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Iguana Specialist Group (formerly the West Indian Iguana Specialist Group)
Fund to Specialist Groups. As a result, the Action Plan Programme has progressed at an accelerated level and the network has grown and matured significantly. The SSC is grateful to the ... and in the United States of America. The Department of the Environment Transport and the Regions (DETR), UK supports a Red List Officer post at the SSC Centre in Cambridge, UK ...
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Protected areas review > Thailand >
A policy to bring swampland under cultivation was accelerated in the 1960s and 70s. With support from the World Bank, the Royal Thai ... range of activities, from multiple sustainable use to strict conservation. Devolve PA management authority to regions, provinces and districts. Develop capacity to support devolution of protected area management authority. << BACK ...
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Florida's Great Northwest , Employment & Training Administration (ETA) - U.S. Department of Labor
Post-secondary ... and Regulations Performance & Results Guidance For Planning Performance Performance Goals Guidance & Data Evaluation Regions & States Regional Offices State Contacts State & Local Resources Other Topics Created: January 03 ...
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West Michigan , Employment & Training Administration (ETA) - U.S. Department of Labor
To include: Performance-based credentialing; Development of a model Global School; Accelerated engineering program; Implementation of a manufacturing skills standards system; Development of ... Performance & Results Guidance For Planning Performance Performance Goals Guidance & Data Evaluation Regions & States Regional Offices State Contacts State & Local Resources Other Topics Created: ...
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