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A new study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has revealed that the effects of climate change are helping to spread increasingly destructive pests and threaten the survival of the most important plants and crops since the economic point of view, a situation. which represent an increased risk to food safety and the environment. According to estimates by the same source, pests can destroy up to 40% of world agricultural production each year, to which are added losses from the work of invasive insects …

The Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC) is holding its annual National Awards Ceremony corresponding to 2021, a distinction created to recognize the results of investigations that stand out in the country for its contribution to science, its emergence as part of a national and global heritage, its contribution to social and economic development and, in particular, for its correspondence and relevance With the priorities that our development requires in the current context of intensifying the US economic blockade against our country, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Contributions obtained to the research and development process in the agricultural, fisheries, technical, natural, micro, social, humanitarian, biomedical, interdisciplinary and interdisciplinary fields will be eligible for the award. Proposals must be submitted to the ACC Secretariat before 30 November 2021…

Research by scientists from Iowa State University in the United States, the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the National Institute of Anthropology in the History of Mexico, suggests that early humans could have reached North America more than 30,000 years ago, 20,000 years earlier than has been expected so far. The unexpected discovery occurred when specialists were studying the origins of agriculture in the Tehuacan Valley, in the Aztec country, and when conducting radiocarbon dating in several samples of rabbit and deer bones collected in that place, the results yielded traces between 33,448 and 28,279 years. According to the researchers’ criteria, the bones belonged to animals that were hunted, cooked and consumed, most likely, by settlers residing in the area…

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