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Category: Impacts :: Disease
Last updated: May 16 2019 18:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Plan to future-proof the ecology of Thetford Forest 14.4.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
How we use our forests has evolved from timber and food production to recreation.
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Climate Change Could Worsen Antimicrobial Resistance 14.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Antibiotic resistance is one of the “biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today" according to the World Health Organization.
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Climate Crisis Could Expose Half a Billion More to Mosquito-Borne Diseases 30.3.2019 Truthout.com
Rising global temperatures will make millions more susceptible to diseases like dengue, yellow fever and Zika by 2050.

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Chart: Where disease-carrying mosquitoes will go in the future 29.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new study predicts how far north these insects could live if climate change goes unchecked.
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Trash Mounds Reveal Fall of Ancient Byzantine Empire 26.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers studied garbage in the ancient city of Elusa.
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Mozambique Is Drowning. Nebraska Has Flooded. We Need a Green New Deal. 23.3.2019 Truthout.com
From mass death and displacement in Mozambique to flooded farms in Kansas, the climate refugee crisis is spreading.

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US and Canadian Oil Production Push the Planet’s Climate Goals Out of Reach 10.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by National Observer. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A surge in US and Canadian oil production over the last decade has added the equivalent of “one Russia or one Saudi Arabia” to the markets—pushing the planet farther away from ever getting a grip on the pollution that is […]
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What is the Carnivore Diet? 5.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The carnivore diet is bolstered by anecdotal evidence, but widely dismissed as dangerous by nutritionists.
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Today: Cohen’s Extraordinary Opening Statement 27.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Michael Cohen goes before Congress this morning with his public story of President Trump’s behavior before and after taking office.

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Cohen’s Extraordinary Opening Statement

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, once vowed that he would “take a bullet” for Trump. Today,...

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UN: Growing threat to food from decline in biodiversity 22.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A UN report says the plants, animals and crops crucial to human food systems are in global decline.
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Long before City Hall rats, L.A. has struggled with the rise of typhus 17.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Los Angeles officials this month called for an investigation into a vermin infestation at City Hall, after at least one city employee was diagnosed with typhus, a disease spread by rodents.

The rat problem has focused attention on typhus over the last several weeks. But cases of the disease have...

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What are the biggest threats to humanity? 15.2.2019 BBC: World
Why asteroids and volcanoes aren't the greatest problems facing life on Earth.
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