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2014/10/21 11:31
2014/10/21 11:31
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Soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps have been deployed to Sierra Leone as part of the UK's pledge to help fight the Ebola outbreak. Nearly 100 medics were joined by International Development...
2014/10/21 11:31
2014/10/21 11:31
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2014/10/19 23:11
2014/10/19 23:11
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Tension is running high as Israel bars young Muslims from praying at Islam's third holiest site. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says that his government has started legal action to prevent...
2014/10/17 09:31
2014/10/17 09:31
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An Ebola vaccine currently undergoing safety testing will not be ready in time to combat the current outbreak, according to the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline. Dr Ripley Ballou, head of GSK's...
2014/10/15 16:12
2014/10/15 16:12
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Governments have pledged millions of dollars of aid, volunteer medics are signing up to work on the frontline and individuals are digging into their pockets to address what the World Health...
2014/10/15 13:17
2014/10/15 13:17
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Before this summer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) wasn’t widely known. The Ice Bucket Challenge changed that—since July 29, 2014, over 17 million videos were shared and received over 10 billion...
2014/10/14 10:03
2014/10/14 10:03
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There is a video currently doing the rounds on the web that has been purported to have been disseminated by CNN and the New York Times featuring victims of the Ebola virus in Liberia. The difference...
2014/10/09 10:57
2014/10/09 10:57
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... baron' approved as EU Energy and Climate commissioner Cañete was approved by an 83-42 yes/no vote MEPs last night (8 October) approved Miguel Arias Cañete as the new EU Energy and Climate...
2014/10/01 21:49
2014/10/01 21:49
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Spain’s pick for the next European Commission has come under fire from MEPs for his alleged links to the oil industry. Miguel Arias Cañete said he had no financial interests in the energy sector. “I...
2014/09/30 13:29
2014/09/30 13:29
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Johannesburg — MORE than 600 000 concerned citizens around the world have marched across major cities in an effort to save the planet earth from environmental dangers of climate change caused by...
2014/09/30 00:42
2014/09/30 00:42
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A leaked copy of a World Bank investigation seen by the Guardian has accused the bank of failing to protect the rights of one of Kenya’s last groups of forest people, who are being evicted from their...
2014/09/25 16:08
2014/09/25 16:08
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What's This?Coral is seen off Jarvis Island, one of seven islands strung along the equator in the central Pacific Ocean, in this photo, date unknown. U.S. President Barack Obama took a historic step...
2014/09/24 01:01
2014/09/24 01:01
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LETTER: Why you probably didn’t hear about the largest climate rally in history By Sam Corden | Published 15 minutes ago This past Sunday bore witness to a noble cause that received very little U.S....
2014/09/23 18:10
2014/09/23 18:10
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Hundreds of thousands of people marched for action against climate change last Sunday in a global day of protest that wildly exceeded organisers’ expectations. Up to 50,000 people took part in a...
2014/09/23 09:49
2014/09/23 09:49
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WINDERMERE yesterday became part of a global campaign on climate change with an event on Queen Adelaide’s Hill. A petition asking for 100 per cent clean energy was presented to Mayor Allan Winrow and...
2014/09/23 02:28
2014/09/23 02:28
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No 'Plan B' for Climate Action as There is No 'Planet B'Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 2:16 pmPress Release: UN NewsNo 'Plan B' for Climate Action as There is No 'Planet B, Says UN ChiefSecretary-General...
2014/09/22 22:38
2014/09/22 22:38
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Five years ago, the environment movement was in its heyday as politicians, actors, rock stars and protestors demanded a looming UN summit brake the juggernaut of climate change. Then came crushing...
2014/09/22 18:59
2014/09/22 18:59
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... -- Tens of thousands of people marched through Manhattan sounding an urgent call for action to reverse global climate change Sunday. One marcher's sign read "cut your emissions or you'll sleep...
2014/09/22 17:03
2014/09/22 17:03
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The Changing Face of Climate ChangeWill the leaders of the People’s Climate March now lead the movement? At the front of the People’s Climate March, moments before the crowd began to move, you could...
2014/09/22 09:09
2014/09/22 09:09
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A minute’s silence was held followed by a “moment of alarm” when marchers were encouraged to shout, blow whistles and make as much noise as possible to draw attention to the problems of climate...
2014/09/22 03:20
2014/09/22 03:20
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New York: Legions of demonstrators frustrated by international inaction on global warming descended on New York City on Sunday, marching through the heart of Manhattan with a message of alarm for...
2014/10/21 11:31
2014/10/21 11:31
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