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Ancient DNA Analysis Explains Spread of Domestic Goats from Fertile Crescent into Caucasus
13-June-2016

Nagoya University-based researchers analyze ancient DNA of Neolithic domestic goats to reveal that the goats were introduced into the Southern Caucasus from the Fertile Crescent during the early sixth millennium BC, probably alongside establishment of trade links or population movement.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Fishing Prohibitions Produce More Sharks Along With Problems for Fishing Communities, Scientists Find
9-June-2016

Fishing closures established in Indonesia’s shark sanctuary are good for sharks and other fish, but it also means putting restrictions on local community members who fish for a living.

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Contact: Stephen sautner Institution: Wildlife Conservation Society
 
How Southeastern Mayan people overcame the catastrophic eruption of Ilopango?
2-June-2016

A Nagoya University researcher and his leading international research group discovered a Great Platform built with different kinds of stone at the archeological site of San Andrés, El Salvador, and challenged the prevailing theory regarding the sociocultural development of Southeastern Maya frontier.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Connecting women entrepreneurs to global opportunities
27-May-2016

In India, a non-profit organisation is enhancing the links between women-owned businesses and global supply chains. The aim is to eventually roll out a data platform that serves and promotes women entrepreneurs from 17 other countries.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 
Infographic: Heath & WASH in South East Asia
26-May-2016

Aid International Development Forum (AIDF) has released an infographic on healthcare in South East Asia (SEA). The infographic provides an overview of current health threats, including those related to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), trends in financin¬g for health focus areas as well as gaps in development assistance.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
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