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  • S&P cuts Egypt's credit ratings
    Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has pushed Egypt's sovereign credit ratings deeper into junk status, citing "continued pressure" on foreign reserves. More
  • Ghana impounds 'faulty condoms'
    More than 110 million Chinese-made condoms are seized in Ghana after laboratory tests revealed they had holes and burst easily. More
  • Nigeria tycoon 'plans $8bn refinery'
    Africa's wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote, says he aims to invest up to $8bn in a major new oil refinery that would double Nigeria's current oil output. More
  • Mubarak ordered back to prison
    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
  • African growth 'to outpace world'
    Sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth is set to outpace the global average over the next three years, according to the World Bank. Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy should all boost the continent's growth to more than 5%. More
  • Preliminary Reports Released Over Malaysia Airlines & Bamboo Airways Runway Overruns In Melbourne
    The crew of the Malaysia Airlines flight missed the NOTAM details about the shortened runway, while the crew of the Bamboo Airways flight did not access the updated ATIS audio.
    12/2/2023 - 4:04 pm | View Link
  • Professional FAQs: Is Bamboo Shoot Good For Bones?
    Expert opinion from Akanksha KulkarniMSc in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics · 15 years of experience · UKResearch has shown that bamboo shoots have got significant amount of calcium, phosphorous and ...
    12/2/2023 - 8:28 am | View Link
  • Kumu Kahua Theatre and Bamboo Ridge Press Announce The December 2023 Prompt For GO TRY PLAY WRITE
    Kumu Kahua Theatre, in collaboration with Bamboo Ridge Press have announced the December prompt for their monthly play writing contest, Go Try PlayWrite. Thanks to a generous donation from an ...
    12/2/2023 - 1:25 am | View Link
  • Bamboo trees contribute 35% more oxygen to atmosphere: Ar Neelam
    Bamboo, a rapidly growing plant that can be harvested in 3-5 years, is a remarkable contributor to the atmosphere, releasing 35% more oxygen and absorbing 20% more carbon dioxide compared to other ...
    12/1/2023 - 7:45 am | View Link
  • Bison Bamboo Break Causes Stir at Salisbury Zoo
    One of the Salisbury Zoo’s iconic bison caused a commotion today after she broke through part of her fencing to snack on bamboo.
    11/30/2023 - 11:21 am | View Link
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  • 8 Amazing Bamboo Facts
    1. Bamboo Grows Fast - Like Really Fast. According to Guinness World Records, some species of bamboo can grow up to 2.91 ft/day — or, 1.5 inches/hr! So if you sit long enough with a bamboo culm, it might just grow before your eyes! How does bamboo grow? As a colony plant, it uses its energy to expand its roots and grow more shoots in the spring.
    12/2/2023 - 2:34 am | View Website
  • Bamboo: Origin, Habitat, Distributions and Global Prospective
    Abstract. Bamboo is the multifunctional and fastest-growing plant on Earth. Bamboo has played a crucial role in the daily life of millions of people in tropical countries, where it provides environmental, social and economic benefits. Bamboo belongs to the subfamily Bambusoideae of the grass family Poaceae.
    12/2/2023 - 2:27 am | View Website
  • Bamboo | Characteristics, Distribution & Uses | Britannica
    Bamboo, (subfamily Bambusoideae), subfamily of tall treelike grasses of the family Poaceae, comprising more than 115 genera and 1,400 species. Bamboos are distributed in tropical and subtropical to mild temperate regions, with the heaviest concentration and largest number of species in East and.
    12/1/2023 - 2:31 pm | View Website
  • Bamboo
    Bamboo, like wood, is a natural composite material with a high strength-to-weight ratio useful for structures. Bamboo's strength-to-weight ratio is similar to timber, and its strength is generally similar to a strong softwood or hardwood timber. Some bamboo species have displayed remarkable strength under test conditions.
    12/1/2023 - 12:51 pm | View Website
  • What is Bamboo? – American Bamboo Society
    What is Bamboo? Bamboo is a group of perennial evergreens in the true grass family Poaceae, subfamily Bambusoideae, tribe Bambuseae. Giant bamboos are the largest members of the grass family. In bamboo, the internodal regions of the stem are hollow in many species, and the vascular bundles in the cross section are scattered throughout the stem ...
    11/30/2023 - 6:11 am | View Website
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