Climate change could reverse 50 years of global health progress

June 23, 2015 by  
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Climate change is (still) the greatest global health threat of the century, according to a fresh report from the 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change . The commission report , published June 23, argues that failing to slow climate change could effectively reverse progress toward global health made in the last 50 years. The commission’s claims are backed up by a new Environmental Protection Agency report released the same day, which points to health as a major risk area impacted by climate change. Read the rest of Climate change could reverse 50 years of global health progress Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , climate change medical emergency , environmental protection agency , Global Health , Health , lancet commission , public health , reports on climate change , reports on public health

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Crazy “missing link” Darwin fish can breathe air, walk on land AND climb trees!

June 23, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. In Australia, there is a fish that has lungs, can walk on dry land , and breathe air, for up to six days. It’s not a new species, but it’s on the move. This has scientists warning that if the reaches the mainland, it could be devastating to native species, who are simply not equipped to share an environment with a super-powered creature such as this. Read the rest of Crazy “missing link” Darwin fish can breathe air, walk on land AND climb trees! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aggressive climbing perch , australia , fish doesn’t need water , fish survives without water , fish walks on land , fish with lungs and gills , james cook university , nathan waltham , northern australia , Papua New Guinea , TropWater , walking fish

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Unchopping A Tree – A Video That Puts Deforestation In Perspective

January 24, 2010 by  
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An image from artist Maya Lin’s ” Unchopping a Tree ” Deforestation . It might seem obvious that rainforests are needed to continue life on earth – but why? Maya Lin lays it out in a gorgeous video with a message that will make every viewer pause and consider the scale of deforestation.

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