An Assessment of Smuggling of Selected Agricultural Commodities

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the policy seminar "An Assessment of Smuggling of Selected Agricultural Commodities" delivered by Dr. Prudencio U. Gordoncillo, Institute of Governance and Rural Development, College of Public Affairs and Development, UPLB, College, Laguna on 14 August 2013.

Science Nation - Invasion of the Earth Worms

submitted by: nsf
Invasive species of earth worms have made their way north in the United States and are doing their job too well! They've moved into formerly worm-free forests, which rely on undecayed leaf matter. When worms decompose that leaf layer, the ecology may shift, making it uninhabitable for certain species of trees, ferns and wildflowers. It's of particular concern in the Great Lakes region when anglers simply dump their bait worms back into the soil, creating a difficult environment for old...