Food production’s effect on water supplies must be investigated and properly recorded, warns Professor Tony Allan
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Wednesday 08 June 2011
Agriculture is the backbone of the Afghan economy. It accounts for 80 per cent of jobs - many of them seasonal - and involves over 55 per cent of households. It contributes to more than one third of the country's GDP.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
World wheat prices fell sharply yesterday after the Russian government announced the end of its ban on exports, imposed last year after a disastrous harvest.
Thursday 26 May 2011
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Sunday 15 May 2011
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Urban development, steam power and the industrial revolution all contributed to their decline in Britain, but a community in south London was yesterday celebrating the reopening of a historic 19th century windmill, the last remaining of its kind in inner London.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Glencore International, the commodities behemoth heading for a £40bn flotation next month, finds itself plunged into controversy this week.
Saturday 23 April 2011
Britons may be heading for the coast in their thousands this weekend but many cannot spell the names of some of our most famous seaside resorts.
Friday 15 April 2011
Saturday 29 January 2011
Saturday 29 January 2011
Saturday 08 January 2011
Friday 07 January 2011
Sunday 05 December 2010
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Primark expects the soaring price of cotton to "erode" some of the uplift in profit margins the discount fashion retailer delivered in its last financial year.
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Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
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