» A vast number of drugs made from nature, from antibiotics to treatments for cancer, may be lost unless the world acts to stop biodiversity loss, according to a new book, Sustaining Life warned that species loss from climate change would hit the future of medicine and the pharmaceutical industry.
» Fijis government has come under criticism both nationally and internationally for the deportation of the Australian publisher of the daily, Fiji Times, Evan Hannah. Fijis minister for defence, national security and immigration, Ratu Epeli Ganilau, said. Hannahs actions were breaching national security of the country Ganilau added that Hannah was previously cautioned of the implications of his actions.
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