Independent report assesses data on species in England

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Biodiversity is the variety of all life on Earth and biodiversity data plays an important role in managing its conservation, informing us about the state of our natural resources, how we plan our land use and how we maintain resilient habitats and support our environmental goals. . Species data is at the heart of...

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New species of African violets discovered in Mizoram

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IISER Bhopal scientists found the plant in three locations near the Myanmar border (Subscribe to Science For All, our weekly newsletter, where we aim to cut science jargon and have fun. Click here.) An “African” flowering plant was scientifically recorded for the first time in India. Scientists from the Indian Institute of Education and...

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High commodity prices: metallurgical companies will benefit; automotive, consumer durables to suffer

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Global commodity prices have recently seen a massive surge, fueling fears of rising inflation. The price hike comes amid an increase in COVID cases and reduced economic activity. Domestic flat steel prices continued to increase for the eleventh consecutive month in May 2021. Domestic hot-rolled coil (HRC) prices increased 9% to an average of...

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Commodity prices have skyrocketed, but miners are not investing

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Despite a commodity boom boosting profits, miners are not throwing money into new projects, raising concerns about future shortages of some metals. So-called technological metals, such as cobalt, copper and lithium, are expected to experience particularly large deficits, analysts say, amid growing demand from manufacturers of batteries, electric cars and wind turbines. Supply constraints...

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