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Researchers have linked antibiotic resistance with poor governance and corruption around the world

Mar 19, 2015

March 19, 2015 - Researchers have linked antibiotic resistance with poor governance and corruption around the world.

Lead researcher Professor Peter Collignon from The Australian National University (ANU) School of Medicine said the increase in antibiotic-resistant infections was one of the greatest threats facing modern medicine.

In the United States alone, around 23,000 deaths and two...

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Iraqi Militia Attacks Destroy Villages, Displace Thousands

Mar 18, 2015

NEW YORK, March 18, 2015 - Militias, volunteer fighters, and Iraqi security forces engaged in deliberate destruction of civilian property after these forces, following US and Iraqi air strikes, forced the retreat of Islamic State fighters (also known as ISIS) from the town of Amerli and surrounding areas in early September 2014, Human Rights...

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Spain: Abortion Bill Endangers Girls

Mar 18, 2015

MADRID, March 18, 2015 - Spain’s ruling Popular Party should withdraw a bill that would force 16 and 17-year-old girls to obtain the consent of their parents to terminate a pregnancy, 22 national and international rights groups said today in letters to the head of the party’s group of legislators in Congress and...

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Citing need to break ‘cycle of impunity,’ UN panel urges referral of Syria to ICC

Mar 17, 2015

March 17, 2015 - A culture of impunity continues to flourish inside Syria amid a conflict that has generated over four million refugees and hundreds of thousands of dead, the head of a United Nations-mandated Commission of Inquiry said today, urging the international community to step up efforts in bringing the four-year-long war to...

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Myanmar: “Buddha bar” guilty verdict another blow to freedom of expression

Mar 17, 2015

March 17, 2015 - The conviction and prison sentence handed down today against two managers and the owner of a bar in Myanmar for displaying an image of the Buddha wearing headphones should be overturned immediately and is a chilling indication of the growing climate of religious intolerance in the country, Amnesty International said.

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Coping With The Anthropocene. How we became Nature.

Mar 17, 2015

March 17, 2015 - Overpopulation, the greenhouse effect, warming temperatures and overall climate disruption are all well recognized as a major threat to the ecology and biodiversity of the Earth. The issue of mankind’s negative impact on the environment, albeit hotly debated and continuously present in the public eye, still only leads to...

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To Save An Entire Species, All You Need Is $1.3 Million

Mar 17, 2015

March 16, 2015 - How much would you pay to save a species from becoming extinct? A thousand dollars, $1 million or $10 million or more? A new study shows that a subset of species – in this case 841 to be exact – can be saved from extinction for about $1.3 million per...

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Guardians of the Forest: Indigenous Peoples Take Action to Conserve Nearly Half of Suriname

Mar 16, 2015

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, March 3, 2015 - Today, the Trio and Wayana Communities presented a declaration of cooperation to the National Assembly of Suriname that announces an indigenous conservation corridor spanning 72,000 square kilometers (27,799 square miles) of southern Suriname. The declaration, led by these indigenous communities and with the support of Conservation International...

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Vanuatu reeling from impact of cyclone Pam

Mar 16, 2015
Vanuatu reeling from impact of cyclone Pam

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BBC reports DRC seeking to change Virunga’s boundaries

Mar 16, 2015
BBC reports DRC seeking to change Virunga’s boundaries

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