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 Science Café

Oman's Marine Life 

Plenty More Fishin the Sea? 

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The air we breathe, life-saving medicines and a critical supply of food for our population all come from marine life. The ocean takes care of us and now needs our help.​..                                            read more  ​ 

   Microbial Genetic Resouces 

The Best Things Come in Small Packages

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"The role of the infinitely small is infinitely large" – Louis Pasteur

Microbes, or microorganisms as they're also known, are tiny living things which can't be seen without a microscope. Algae, bacteria, fungi and viruses are all microorganisms...                                            read more 

   Millennials & The Future of Food

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The generation born between 1982 and 2001 ('Millennials') will have a significant impact on Oman's grocery market and in time will dictate what's stocked on our supermarket...                  read more

   You are what your eat? Food for  thought

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Eating a well-balanced diet is the foundation of good health of our food and we need to keep a variety to make sure we can produce ...        read more    

Mammals Genetic Diversity: Horses, Camels and Others

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Oman has approximately 47 species of terrestrial mammals and around 10 domesticated species...                                          read more

  Renewable Energy and Biodiversity

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Renewable energy is generated from natural resources. It includes: wind power, hydropower...​                             read more 

Global Warming and Genetic Resources

        Are We Ready fot the Change?

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Global warming or climate change is an environmental disaster, caused by the increased proportion of the gases....                      read more




Biodiversity and Genetic Erosion 

A Game of Consequences

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The Animal & Plant Genetic Resources Center of The Research Council, is pleased to invite you to participate in the first...    read more