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Surrey Advertiser
Family suing after girl injured finger on triple pointed fenceWoking, remain concerned that other schools and playgrounds across the county c
Family suing after girl injured finger on triple pointed fence
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 16 hours ago
Woking, remain concerned that other schools and playgrounds across the county continue to use it, despite warnings from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents that it should be "kept away from the reach of children". The missing portion... Read more
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PhysOrg
Exeter expert leads research to pioneer new type of gel for food and home carematerials, particularly cellulose fibres and composites.He is both a Fellow of
Exeter expert leads research to pioneer new type of gel for food and home care
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
materials, particularly cellulose fibres and composites.He is both a Fellow of the Institute of Materials and the Royal Society of Chemistry, and is also a member of the Institute of Physics. Last year, he was elected as a Fellow of the... Read more
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redOrbit
Climate change could destroy this 100-million year old partnershipclimate change could soon put an end to the relationship. Writing in the lates
Climate change could destroy this 100-million year old partnership
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
climate change could soon put an end to the relationship. Writing in the latest edition of the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, lead author Dr. Jennifer Hoyal Cuthill from Cambridge University’s Department of Earth Sciences and her... Read more
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PhysOrg
Technology offers path to 'clean, safe' chemical productioncleaner'. The project was recently awarded an Innovate UK/EPSRC grant worth £2
Technology offers path to 'clean, safe' chemical production
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
cleaner'. The project was recently awarded an Innovate UK/EPSRC grant worth £2.9 million and was the overall winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry's Emerging Technology competition in 2013. Dr Holly Reeve, co-investigator and manager of the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Impact of wind turbines on birds blown out of proportionproblem is not nearly as significant as wind turbine bird death alarmists (WTBD
Impact of wind turbines on birds blown out of proportion
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
problem is not nearly as significant as wind turbine bird death alarmists (WTBDA) claim. Let's take the position of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), which is happy to make the case for more wind turbines, as long as planning... Read more
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New Kerala
Tiny vampires that lived 740 mn years ago - newkerala.com #68566in very deep time in ancient microbial ecosystems," she said. The findings app
Tiny vampires that lived 740 mn years ago - newkerala.com #68566
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
in very deep time in ancient microbial ecosystems," she said. The findings appeared in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. For the study, Porter examined fossils from the Chuar Group in the Grand Canyon -- once an ancient seabed... Read more
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Breitbart
RSPB: We Must Build More Bird-Chopping Eco Crucifixes!RSPB stands for Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and, no, this is not
RSPB: We Must Build More Bird-Chopping Eco Crucifixes!
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
RSPB stands for Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and, no, this is not The Onion. Yes, Britain’s oldest and biggest ornithological society really has put out a report demanding the erection of yet more avian Cuisinarts – despite swathes of... Read more
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Daily Record
Watch shocking moment Jaguar comes within split second of head-on crash with BMWa reason. "This is extraordinarily irresponsible and highly-dangerous driving.
Watch shocking moment Jaguar comes within split second of head-on crash with BMW
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
a reason. "This is extraordinarily irresponsible and highly-dangerous driving." Sandy Allen, road safety manager for The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Scotland (ROSPA) said: “The advent and use of dash cameras continues to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tiny vampiresthe walls of their prey and reach inside to consume its cell contents. Porter's
Tiny vampires
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
the walls of their prey and reach inside to consume its cell contents. Porter's findings appear in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. "To my knowledge these holes are the earliest direct evidence of predation on eukaryotes," said Porter, an... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
University of Auckland welcomes boost in research fundingFund by $66 million over the next four years. The hotly contested Marsden Fund
University of Auckland welcomes boost in research funding
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Fund by $66 million over the next four years. The hotly contested Marsden Fund – a government fund administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand – is the country’s leading supporter of research projects driven by individual... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Advancing science with increased investmentThursday, 26 May 2016, 3:28 pmPress Release: The Royal Society of New ZealandIn
Advancing science with increased investment
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 3:28 pmPress Release: The Royal Society of New ZealandIncreased investment in scientific research and innovation is welcomed by the Royal... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Gravity-Defying Particles Travel Up A Waterfalltea travel to differences in the surface tension of the water. The results are
Gravity-Defying Particles Travel Up A Waterfall
Popular Science Australia / Posted 2 days ago
tea travel to differences in the surface tension of the water. The results are published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society A. They think that this phenomenon could potentially cause contamination in pipettes of lab samples, as well... Read more
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NBC News
Feeding Antibiotics to Farm Animals May Worsen Climate Changethis by killing off bacteria that compete with methane-producing microbes, the
Feeding Antibiotics to Farm Animals May Worsen Climate Change
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
this by killing off bacteria that compete with methane-producing microbes, the researchers report in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. "To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of antibiotics increasing methane emissions," the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A 100m-year bond threatened by climate changeof Technology and University of Cambridge, is the lead author of a study publis
A 100m-year bond threatened by climate change
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
of Technology and University of Cambridge, is the lead author of a study published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B on the long - and probably doomed - relationship between Australia's 37 species of spiny mountain crayfish... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Oh Gee, Another Terrible Consequence Of Antibiotics In Farm Animalsdouble the methane of antibiotic-free dung. Their work was published Thursday i
Oh Gee, Another Terrible Consequence Of Antibiotics In Farm Animals
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
double the methane of antibiotic-free dung. Their work was published Thursday in the science journal Proceedings Of the Royal Society B. Scientists tested dung from 10 cows. Five of the cows received a three-day course of broad-spectrum... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Summer school one step on way to other worldsthat will explore Mars. The 17-year-old Columba College pupil is one step clos
Summer school one step on way to other worlds
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
that will explore Mars. The 17-year-old Columba College pupil is one step closer to her dream after being selected by the Royal Society of New Zealand to attend the Summer Research School (SRS) in Bulgaria in July. Organised by the Campus of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Saving Nemo: Bleaching threatens clownfishhow vulnerable clownfish are to the increased frequency of bleaching events. P
Saving Nemo: Bleaching threatens clownfish
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
how vulnerable clownfish are to the increased frequency of bleaching events. Published today in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences and co-authored with Anna Scott, a researcher at Southern Cross University in Australia,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study exposes possible reason for 'drop out' fish in aquaculture salmon farmsfound evidence that might explain "drop out" fish in salmon and other fish farm
Study exposes possible reason for 'drop out' fish in aquaculture salmon farms
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
found evidence that might explain "drop out" fish in salmon and other fish farms. In their paper published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, the team describes their studies of salmon brain chemistry of specimens taken from fish farms and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Opinion: GM crops already feed much of the world today – why not tomorrow's generations too?genetic modification is an important part of a sustainable solution to global f
Opinion: GM crops already feed much of the world today – why not tomorrow's generations too?
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
genetic modification is an important part of a sustainable solution to global food shortages. However, the motto of the Royal Society is nullius in verba; roughly, "take nobody's word for it". We need a well-informed debate based on an... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
MP reveals fear of imminent Terminator invasionfilms asking what it is to be human, but we're an awful long way away from The
MP reveals fear of imminent Terminator invasion
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 3 days ago
films asking what it is to be human, but we're an awful long way away from The Terminator." Professor Nick Jennings of the Royal Society Working Group on Machine Learning was similarly doubtful that a robot storm is coming, agreeing with Linux... Read more
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PhysOrg
Canada scientists ask government to reconsider dam projectpermits, "that does not mean that the Canadian and British Columbian government
Canada scientists ask government to reconsider dam project
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
permits, "that does not mean that the Canadian and British Columbian governments cannot step back from the project," Royal Society of Canada president Maryse Lassonde said in an open letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Drugs and dung a bad mix for climatedouble the methane, a potent greenhouse gas, than those of non-treated cows, a
Drugs and dung a bad mix for climate
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
double the methane, a potent greenhouse gas, than those of non-treated cows, a team wrote in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. This highlights another danger of routinely using antibiotics on livestock, a practice which has already... Read more
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DW
Study shows cows on antibiotics produce dung with higher levels of greenhouse gases |in agriculture. Antibiotics are used "extensively" in commercial farming, writ
Study shows cows on antibiotics produce dung with higher levels of greenhouse gases |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
in agriculture. Antibiotics are used "extensively" in commercial farming, write the researchers in "Proceedings of the Royal Society B," a journal of The Royal Society. "Yet they may have major consequences for human and environmental health,"... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gammage: Prevent bushfire the Aboriginal waymessage has been delivered. Rhys Jones talked about it in the 1960s and back i
Gammage: Prevent bushfire the Aboriginal way
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
message has been delivered. Rhys Jones talked about it in the 1960s and back in 1890 Alfred Howitt delivered a talk to the Royal Society of Victoria that detailed much of the evidence Gammage also presents, but he says the Royal Society 'just did... Read more
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The New Statesman
VIDEO: Market outlook from Artemis’ Chief Investment Officer2007 and 2014. Banning it, advocates argue, would “immediately increase the use
VIDEO: Market outlook from Artemis’ Chief Investment Officer
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
2007 and 2014. Banning it, advocates argue, would “immediately increase the use of coal”. Yet a new report from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (previously known for its opposition to wind farm applications), has laid out a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The age you start to lose friendsthat play crucial roles in the way organisms allocate their social effort," res
The age you start to lose friends
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
that play crucial roles in the way organisms allocate their social effort," researchers explain in the study published in Royal Society Open Science. "Our results indicate that these aspects of human behaviour are strongly related to age and... Read more
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The Age
The age you start to lose friendsthat play crucial roles in the way organisms allocate their social effort," res
The age you start to lose friends
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
that play crucial roles in the way organisms allocate their social effort," researchers explain in the study published in Royal Society Open Science. "Our results indicate that these aspects of human behaviour are strongly related to age and... Read more
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WA Today
The age you start to lose friendsthat play crucial roles in the way organisms allocate their social effort," res
The age you start to lose friends
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
that play crucial roles in the way organisms allocate their social effort," researchers explain in the study published in Royal Society Open Science. "Our results indicate that these aspects of human behaviour are strongly related to age and... Read more
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Canberra Times
The age you start to lose friendsthat play crucial roles in the way organisms allocate their social effort," res
The age you start to lose friends
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
that play crucial roles in the way organisms allocate their social effort," researchers explain in the study published in Royal Society Open Science. "Our results indicate that these aspects of human behaviour are strongly related to age and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The age you start to lose friendsthat play crucial roles in the way organisms allocate their social effort," res
The age you start to lose friends
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
that play crucial roles in the way organisms allocate their social effort," researchers explain in the study published in Royal Society Open Science. "Our results indicate that these aspects of human behaviour are strongly related to age and... Read more
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PhysOrg
A 100-million-year partnership on the brink of extinctionanalysed at the University of Sydney and the University of Cambridge. The resul
A 100-million-year partnership on the brink of extinction
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
analysed at the University of Sydney and the University of Cambridge. The results are published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. "We've now got a picture of how these two species have evolved together through time," said Dr Jennifer... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester MP asks if killer robots like the Terminator could 'get out of control' and wage war on humanitywatch lots of them. They ask all sorts of awesome questions about human conscio
Manchester MP asks if killer robots like the Terminator could 'get out of control' and wage war on humanity
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
watch lots of them. They ask all sorts of awesome questions about human consciousness.” Professor Nick Jennings, of the Royal Society Working Group on Machine Learning, said a nuclear war against machines wouldn’t happen ‘soon’. “I would think... Read more
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PhysOrg
Wildfire - it's not spreading like wildfireCredit: Dr Cristina Santin, Swansea University A new analysis of global data re
Wildfire - it's not spreading like wildfire
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Credit: Dr Cristina Santin, Swansea University A new analysis of global data related to wildfire, published by the Royal Society, reveals major misconceptions about wildfire and its social and economic impacts. Prof. Stefan Doerr and Dr... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists create world's largest coral gene database2014 that was funded by the National Science Foundation. The stony coral study
Scientists create world's largest coral gene database
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
2014 that was funded by the National Science Foundation. The stony coral study was published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences last month. Nearly all corals are colonial organisms that consist of as many as... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Royal Society of Canada, academics, call on Ottawa to halt Site C projectThe Royal Society of Canada is joining some 250 academics in calling on the Lib
Royal Society of Canada, academics, call on Ottawa to halt Site C project
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The Royal Society of Canada is joining some 250 academics in calling on the Liberal government to stop development on British Columbia’s Site C hydroelectric project.The massive dam on the Peace River is considered a signature project for B.C.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Top professors admit Terminator-like robots could declare war on humanitywatch lots of them. They ask all sorts of awesome questions about human conscio
Top professors admit Terminator-like robots could declare war on humanity
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
watch lots of them. They ask all sorts of awesome questions about human consciousness." Professor Nick Jennings, of the Royal Society Working Group on Machine Learning, said only a nuclear war against machines wouldn't happen "soon". The panel... Read more
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CTV News
Royal Society of Canada, academics, call Site C dam a test for Trudeau LiberalsOTTAWA -- The Royal Society of Canada is joining some 250 academics in calling
Royal Society of Canada, academics, call Site C dam a test for Trudeau Liberals
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
OTTAWA -- The Royal Society of Canada is joining some 250 academics in calling on the Liberal government to stop development on British Columbia's Site C hydroelectric project. The massive dam on the Peace River is considered a signature project for... Read more
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PhysOrg
Friends, Romans: help restore Rome's ruins, monumentstheir "friends" list, each is more distant than those in the inner circle. In t
Friends, Romans: help restore Rome's ruins, monuments
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
their "friends" list, each is more distant than those in the inner circle. In their paper published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, ...'We don't know nearly enough about migration' May 20, 2016 In the current issue of the... Read more
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CTV News
Canadian Supreme Court judge awarded honorary degree from Yalehas been awarded various distinctions including honours from the University of
Canadian Supreme Court judge awarded honorary degree from Yale
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
has been awarded various distinctions including honours from the University of Toronto, the Canadian Bar Association, the Royal Society of Canada, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In its news release, Yale noted Abella's work always... Read more
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The New Statesman
GM should not be the monopoly of a few multinational corporationsgenetic modification is an important part of a sustainable solution to global f
GM should not be the monopoly of a few multinational corporations
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
genetic modification is an important part of a sustainable solution to global food shortages. However, the motto of the Royal Society is nullius in verba; roughly, “take nobody’s word for it”. We need a well-informed debate based on an... Read more
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Northern Echo
Teesside chemistry student up for prestigious awardShe was nominated for the award after meeting Nelly Harvey of the Royal Society
Teesside chemistry student up for prestigious award
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
She was nominated for the award after meeting Nelly Harvey of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) when the Young Scientist programme was accredited by the RSC for Registered Scientist status. She said: “I was at a meeting with Nelly to represent... Read more
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express
Britain’s once world-leading scientific standing has been devastated by EU red-tapebiggest beneficiaries of science funding per capita in Europe are Switzerland a
Britain’s once world-leading scientific standing has been devastated by EU red-tape
express / Posted 4 days ago
biggest beneficiaries of science funding per capita in Europe are Switzerland and Israel – two non-EU countries. The Royal Society has previously stated that while EU funding accounts for three per cent of total UK research spending, but the... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
Estimated opening of Royston Splash Park delayed until Juneof mains power and electricity is now complete and we are waiting for a final i
Estimated opening of Royston Splash Park delayed until June
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 4 days ago
of mains power and electricity is now complete and we are waiting for a final inspection to be carried out by the Royal Society of the Prevention of Accidents. “If all goes well, we are aiming to open in the middle of June.” The splash... Read more
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Londonist
The Unbuilt London Tube Mapstepped pyramid. The whole would be surmounted by a sphere, resembling Newton's
The Unbuilt London Tube Map
Londonist / Posted 4 days ago
stepped pyramid. The whole would be surmounted by a sphere, resembling Newton's apple. It would serve as an HQ for the Royal Society, which Newton helped to found. Sadly, the plans sparked little interest. Newton's home was demolished and the... Read more
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express
Gel settles holiday tummy bluesnon-allergenic, preservative-free and colourless. Dr Lisa Ackerley, a travel h
Gel settles holiday tummy blues
express / Posted 4 days ago
non-allergenic, preservative-free and colourless. Dr Lisa Ackerley, a travel hygiene expert and professorial fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health, says the gel should be in every traveller's first aid kit. "Poor hygiene in many overseas... Read more
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International Business Times
GMO myths debunked: Genetically modified foods pose no risk to health says Royal Society a threat to human health or the environment and will aid in feeding a growing w
GMO myths debunked: Genetically modified foods pose no risk to health says Royal Society
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
a threat to human health or the environment and will aid in feeding a growing world population in a sustainable manner, the Royal Society says. It published a factual Q&A guide on 24 May aimed at dispelling myths and misconceptions about GM... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Banned in Portland by climate catastrophistsjust a political or religious truth) led the Puritans of the 17th century to fo
Banned in Portland by climate catastrophists
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
just a political or religious truth) led the Puritans of the 17th century to form the first scientific society, the British Royal Society, with the motto "Take no one's word for it." Thus began 400 years of magnificent scientific progress, greatly... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Parents plea for action after toddler son choked in blind cord accidentother parents to check their homes for "silent killers" Northern Ireland’s cor
Parents plea for action after toddler son choked in blind cord accident
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
other parents to check their homes for "silent killers" Northern Ireland’s coroner Joseph McCrisken said, according to Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) statistics, there had been 27 deaths linked to looped blind cords... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fossil fuels could raise average global temperature 9.5 degreesshow some global leadership on this issue. We are in the top bracket of emitte
Fossil fuels could raise average global temperature 9.5 degrees
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
show some global leadership on this issue. We are in the top bracket of emitters, on a per-capita basis, and as the recent Royal Society of New Zealand report shows, there are many things we can do now that will reduce our emissions. I am saddened... Read more
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