Monthly Archives: May 2013

Home gardens for food security

Home garden

 Home gardens can be used to alleviate hunger, malnutrition, economic hardship and disease. These are the findings of a comprehensive literature review by Galhena et al., published today in Agriculture & Food Security, which investigates the uses of home gardens in the context of food security, and specifically in post-conflict situations. The use of home… Read more »

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The extent of arsenic pollution in contaminated groundwater

  Technology is inadequately assessed for effectiveness to reduce arsenic contamination in groundwater finds a new systematic review published in Environmental Evidence today. Many investigations into the effectiveness of these intervention strategies are poorly devised and thus cannot be relied upon to provide an evidence base for policy making.  In a number of developing countries… Read more »

Biology Developing World Health

Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine launches today at BioMed Central


Today marks the launch of Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the first Korean society journal to be published by BioMed Central. It is the official journal of the Korean Society of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (KSOEM) and is the successor of Korean Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine… Read more »

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