User: demo Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Disease
Last updated: Jul 16 2019 24:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Coral Bleaching Not Just Caused by Global Warming But Nitrogen Pollution From Sewage, Fertilizers, Top Soil 15.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It is important for everyone to know that their actions on land impact their local reefs onshore: runoff from agriculture and sewage, particularly during storm events, compromise our reefs," an expert told Newsweek.
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Has your doctor talked with you about climate change? 13.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Some physicians say connecting environmental effects of climate change -- heat waves, more pollen and longer allergy seasons -- to the health consequences helps them better care for patients.
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The Climate Crisis Has Made Breathing Smoke Normal in Pacific Northwest 12.7.2019 Truthout.com
Summer in the Pacific Northwest has become the season of wildfires and unbreathable smoky air.
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UK presses world leaders for stronger climate change action 29.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
Theresa May calls for other countries to adopt targets for net zero greenhouse gas emissions.
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Should we resurrect the American chestnut tree with genetic engineering? 25.6.2019 LA Times: Science
Genetic engineering could help save chestnuts and other trees threatened by pests, disease and climate change. But how much we should intervene in nature?
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'Friendly' bacteria could help save frogs from disease 22.6.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A discovery by UK scientists could help save species such as the European common frog from extinction
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Fake Meat: Big Food’s Attempt to Further Industrialize What We Eat 21.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
We need to decolonize our food cultures and our minds of food imperialism, writes Vandana Shiva. By Vandana Shiva Independent Science News Food is not a commodity, it is not “stuff” put together mechanically and artificially in labs and factories.…Read more →
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Wanted: Cautious Grads Seeking Adventure 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Gen Zs look for meaning
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The Madness of Fossil Fuel Subsidies 7.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
A system worried about global warming and the health impacts of air pollution should stop aiding companies that produce those public threats, writes Niklas Hagelberg.  By Niklas Hagelberg in NAIROBI, Kenya Inter Press Service Fossil fuels — oil, gas, coal…Read more →
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Large Ebola outbreaks new normal, says WHO 7.6.2019 BBC: Health
The two largest ever outbreaks of the disease have been in the past five years.
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Will Climate Change Wipe out Humanity? 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Food, payment and logistics systems are connected. If one starts crashing, the chaos may cause other systems to crash, and before we know it we’ll have massive shortages and conflicts.
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After Years of Abuse, the Earth Has Sent Its Bill Collectors 28.5.2019 Truthout.com
We have to stop relying on our "Capitalism One" card to defer the true cost of what we exploit and consume.
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Climate change could bring the bubonic plague back to Los Angeles 16.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The steamship caused the last global outbreak of bubonic plague. Climate change could cause the next one.

Longer, hotter weather patterns are extending the breeding season of rats and rodents, leading to a steep increase in their numbers in places like Los Angeles, New York and Houston. Over the...

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Koalas 'Functionally Extinct' in Australia with Just 80,000 Remaining 13.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Once a koala population falls below a critical point it can no longer produce the next generation, leading to extinction.
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Climate change: How frogs could vanish from ponds 10.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Climate change is having an impact on British wildlife, say scientists mapping a deadly frog disease.
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The Real Monster in “Game of Thrones” Is Its Hidden Reactionary Ideology 7.5.2019 Truthout.com
There are no monsters beyond our walls. There are human beings.

The post The Real Monster in “Game of Thrones” Is Its Hidden Reactionary Ideology appeared first on Truthout.

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Climate Change Has Increased Risk of Devastating Banana Disease 7.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“The disease was imported to Honduras in 1972 from Asia, and is now present across Latin America and the Caribbean," Daniel Bebber told Newsweek.
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The Last Time There Was This Much CO2, Trees Grew at the South Pole 29.4.2019 Truthout.com
The muddled political response to very clear climate science is putting millions of people at risk.

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A Lethal Industrial Farm Fungus Is Spreading Among Us 28.4.2019 Truthout.com
The damage done by industrial farming practices is more than agricultural or economic.

The post A Lethal Industrial Farm Fungus Is Spreading Among Us appeared first on Truthout.

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43 Percent of Americans Exposed to Unhealthy Air 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The study noted that more than 6.2 million people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and 2.5 million children with asthma lived in counties with unhealthy air.
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