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2018-06-15T08:00:00.0000000Z

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Date: Tue 12 Jun 2018
Source: Queensland Country Life [edited]
<https://www.queenslandcountry …

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2018-06-14T22:00:00.0000000Z
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2018-06-14T08:00:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/arti cle/196502/Samoa-Growth-of-ban ana-exports-market-expected

Since the recent resumption of banana exports to New Zealand, Samoan banana plantations are beginning to flourish again. This year, the Ministry of …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-11T16:00:00.0000000Z

USDA https://www.ars.usda.gov/news-events/news/research-news/2018/scientists-refine-profile-of-a-fungal-tree-killer/

Scientists have identified the fungal killers of Hawaii's ‘ōhi‘a trees. The ‘ōhi‘a tree is of ecological, biological and cultural …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-11T04:00:00.0000000Z

BBC Discovery has a programme on killing insects for science, in particular for collections and their taxonomy. 

What are the ethics involved in this? Go to: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csxgp3

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2018-06-10T22:00:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/ article/196216/US-Delta- Airlines-passenger-wins- battle-over-500-apple

Two months ago, a Delta passenger generated national headlines when a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer fined her $500 and revoked …

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2018-06-10T18:00:00.0000000Z

<http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org> Date: Wed 6 Jun 2018 14:32:11 BST Source: Farming UK [edited] <https://www.farminguk.com/new s/Early- …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-10T08:00:00.0000000Z
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) has been revealed for the first time in the critically endangered species pictured: Amboli Toad (Xanthophryne tigerina). Credit: Lewis Davies/University of Plymouth

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-06-deadly-fungus-critically-endangered-amphibian.html#jCp

A fungal pathogen which has led to the extinction of entire species in South America has been recorded for the first time in critically endangered amphibians …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-09T18:00:00.0000000Z
Relatives of this zombie-ant fungus have been domesticated by cicadas. KATJA SCHULZ / FLICKR

Cicadas have repeatedly turned the infamous cordyceps fungi into indispensable allies.

The Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/06/how-to-tame-a-zombie-fungus/562544/ Ed Yong

In the summer of 2015, at a scientific conference in …

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