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  1. Green-finger tips

    Posted May 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... both hands dirty. Some guerilla gardeners use their car headlamps to light up their activities. Water This precious resource needs to be considered from the very start. Some plants fare well despite neglect, but most would benefit from a little watering, so a plot on a regular home-to-work route which can be regularly tended with a splash of water is best. ...

  2. green living

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin Fresh water is a precious resource in Hong Kong, and we all need to do as much as we can to preserve it. Although water shortages are not as immediate a problem as climate change, we shouldn't wait until the last minute to do something about it. The most obvious place to start saving water is at home. Here are a few simple tips that will allow you to conserve ...

  3. Monsters of the deep

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... scholarship and efforts in the region, which contains 70 per cent of Mongolia's fresh-water resources. Lake Hovsgol, says Goulden, is a precious resource not just for Mongolia, ... Giant creatures have long been said to inhabit the waters of Mongolia and the surrounding region. Now, sonar images of something measuring six metres floating in remote Lake Hovsgol have ...

  4. Variety- the key to life

    Posted Nov 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... countries or waters that are fished for food. Developing nations and indigenous peoples say they haven't benefited from resources on their land, such as native plants that wealthy Western ... of fish stocks to a lack of clean water. Biodiversity is also very important to tourism, especially for Asian countries such as Indonesia, Thailand and the Maldives. Who wants to go on a nature ...

  5. bird's nest

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... nutritious, it's often prescribed to invalids and the elderly. Bird's nest is- or should be- a sustainable resource. In the past, harvesters waited for the baby birds to grow up and fly away ... monopolising the harvest. How to prepare: the nest should be soaked in water to soften it so any feathers and debris can be removed. For sweet soups, the cleaned nests are cooked with rock sugar ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTHY GOURMET

    Healthy gourmet

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Andrea Oschetti

    ... are the foundation of healthy eating. I've learned to love them and they are a key part of my diet. How? First by understanding them- and Slater's book is an important resource. Then by trying new ... Extra virgin olive oil Bay leaves, rosemary, oregano Dried red chillies Leave chickpeas overnight in water with a teaspoon of baking soda. The next day, rinse and cook them in salted water ...

  7. Parasites play it smart to survive in warmer world

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... an unusual species of fish because they have no scales. A paper published in Global Change Biology last week showed that in warmer waters, the fish grew slower while the parasites inside them grew ... of Leicester. The scientists raised one group of parasite-exposed fish in water temperatures of 15 degrees Celsius and another batch in 20 degrees Celsius. After eight weeks, the ones raised at 20 ...

  8. The bear necessities of life

    Posted May 05th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of threatened species that both were heading towards extinction- and ended up feeling depressed. Humankind is, surprise, surprise, to blame. Our need for resources is destroying the habitats of both ... ecological-protection measures are put in place. Water, the hippo's home, is drying up in Africa, the one place on the planet that the distant relative of the whale can be found. Couple that with the war ...

  9. Ants, leeches, moths and the value of nature

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... the Earth's resources. The 16-year-old student from Heep Yunn School took part in an environmental education programme called ABU Voyage to the Future, organised by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union ... night, she shared her bed with a nest of ants. 'By the end of the trip, I was brave enough to pretend that the lizards, grasshoppers and moths were not there when I took my cold-water ...

  10. Pests that deal a body blow

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Ellen Whyte Lice A parasite is a creature that steals the resources from another creature (called a host). Some parasites also transmit and cause diseases. Some can kill. The most common ... after one thing: your blood. If you do see itchy red bumps, visit your doctor. Don't worry; there are plenty of quick cures! True or false a. Parasites give resources to other creatures. b. ...




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