Dear Southeast Asian nations: Dive deep into marine preservation

July 7, 2017 by  
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Marine ecosystems, which provide livelihoods for 130 million people in Southeast Asia, show how the health of nature and economy are interconnected.

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One in four deaths related to environmental issues, according to the WHO

March 16, 2016 by  
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A new study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) says that nearly one in four deaths are linked to environmental causes and are avoidable . The agency’s new report is the first comprehensive evaluation of environmental health risks since 2006, and it concludes that some 12.6 million people die each year from diseases and injuries related to environmental risks. Increases in air pollution, as well as climate change and chemical exposure, all contribute to deaths that the WHO says could be prevented. Read the rest of One in four deaths related to environmental issues, according to the WHO

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Time To Shift Our Thinking On Food Waste?

March 10, 2016 by  
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Food waste is prevalent.  It is a sad fact that 50 million people in the United States are food insecure and especially lack easy access to healthy foods, such as fresh fruits and vegetables. Numerous impoverished neighborhoods in the U.S. are…

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Reducing food waste to reduce ghg emissions and hunger

December 1, 2015 by  
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With rotting food waste emitting 3.3 gigatons of greenhouse gases while 800 million people in the world are still hungry, donating excess food is a Giving Tuesday idea.

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Your commute is nothing compared to this 50-lane gridlock in China

October 9, 2015 by  
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Video via Sploid You think your measly four-lane rush hour commute is bad? How about trying to navigate a bottleneck that spans 50 lanes and several miles. This week, seemingly every person in China – in reality, nearly 750 million people – were on the move for the week-long Chinese Golden Week celebration, resulting in a gridlocked highway-to-hell that extended for miles. Read the rest of Your commute is nothing compared to this 50-lane gridlock in China

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Massive Dose of Measles Vaccine Defeats Blood Cancer in Groundbreaking Mayo Clinic Experiment

May 16, 2014 by  
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In an experimental trial at Mayo Clinic , doctors used a massive dose of the measles vaccine to treat a 50-year old woman suffering from blood cancer. According to a report from the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings , the dosage of vaccine was enough to treat 10 million people! And it seems to have worked. Read the rest of Massive Dose of Measles Vaccine Defeats Blood Cancer in Groundbreaking Mayo Clinic Experiment Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: blood cancer , blood cancer treatment , cancer treatment , Mayo Clinic , mayo clinic journal , measles vaccination , measles vaccine , measles vaccine defeats cancer

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Foster + Partners Unveils Istanbul’s First Apple Store

May 16, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Foster + Partners Unveils Istanbul’s First Apple Store Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple store architects istanbul , Apple store design , Architecture , Foster + Partners , Istanbul Apple Store , istanbul architecture , Istanbul’s Zorlu Centre , Norman Foster design , retail architecture , retail design , Urban design

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What’s Being Done to Fight the World’s Food Waste Problem?

February 22, 2013 by  
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Every year, 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted by consumers and retailers around the world. This is more than the net total food production of Sub-Saharan Africa, and enough to feed the estimated 900 million people hungry in the world,…

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16 Billion Beverage Containers Recycled in Calif. Last Year

May 16, 2012 by  
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California might be the most populous state in the country at nearly 38 million people, but it’s high recycling rates are still staggering. According to CalRecycle’s Biannual Report of Beverage Container Sales, Returns, Redemption, and…

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What Will Happen When the World’s Population Hits 7 Billion?

October 13, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Nrbelex / Creative Commons This guest post was written by Brigid Fitzgerald Reading, staff researcher at the Earth Policy Institute. The number of people in the world is expected to reach 7 billion by the end of October 2011. Our rate of increase continues to slow from the high point of over 2 percent in 1968. Still, this year’s 1.1 percent increase means some 78 million people will be added to the global population in 2011. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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