Many farmers may have been growing cocoa beans all wrong.
Asian tramp snails are originally from Asia. Yet they are now widespread throughout tropical and subtropical regions.
Using beehives strung on wires around a cultivated plot can keep the pachyderms away, it has been found.
“The simplest way to prevent such infectious diseases is to stay away from wildlife," an expert said.
On the island of Taliabu alone, the scientists found three new species and three new subspecies of birds.
Waste management experts say Thailand is becoming "the garbage bin of the world."