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November 2011 Blog Posts (26)

Global Climate & Health Summit, Durban Dec 4, Save the Date

The Summit is co-organized by the World Federation of Public Health Associations, the Climate and Health Council, Health Care Without Harm and the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine at the University of KwaZulu Natal. It is also being organized in partnership with the World Health Organization, the World Medical Association and the International Council of Nurses, among others.

The event will bring key health…

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Added by Alejandra Livschitz on November 4, 2011 at 14:31 — No Comments

I PASS MY NEIGHBOUR(SMALL GENERATORS) AND CARBON EMISSION IN NIGERIA

This is a common scene in Nigeria as the government is not yet able to solve the power problem.Everyone generate electricity by purchasing this type of generators or even bigger ones.The result of this is an increase in the level of carbon emitted into the atmosphere which lead to global warming and thereby causes climate change.Nigeria with a polulation of 160million and… Continue

Added by armstrong-ogbonna,augustina on November 4, 2011 at 13:05 — No Comments

Conservation that promotes a green economy

As countries like Indonesia consider strategies for a policy to implement the REDD+ mechanism, evidence is increasingly pointing to the need for an all-inclusive approach as opposed to establishing and exclusively focusing on protected areas.  In a recent study, ASB Partnership scientists looked at opportunities for a green economy and preservation of unique habitat that exist in the diverse landscape of Sumatra. Here, you find a mosaic of villages that seat at the base of the natural forest…

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Added by Elizabeth Kahurani on November 3, 2011 at 22:00 — No Comments

Fatal Attraction Between Poverty and Climate Change: More Than A Billion Lives in the Balance

According to the World Bank, there are currently over 1.4 billion people live at the poverty line. "Poverty" here is defined as an economic condition of lacking both money and basic necessities needed to successfully live, such as food, water, education, healthcare, and shelter. However, "poverty" may therefore also be defined as the economic condition of lacking predictable and stable means of meeting basic life needs. Ironically, guarding economic growth is often the key consideration in…

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Added by Dr. Ibrahim Mostafa Saleh on November 1, 2011 at 19:09 — No Comments

The Temple and Refinement of Global Models

A few weeks ago in London protesters tried to occupy the area around the London Stock Exchange in the financial area of the city. They were moved on and set up camp near St Paul's Cathedral. This is a good article from the London Evening Standard last week by A N Wilson.…

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Added by Roger Thomas on November 1, 2011 at 12:23 — No Comments

SEA WEED TAKE OVER LAGOS LAGOON.

The Lagos Lagoon that stretches through most part of the city is now been overtaken by weed. the weed has made it difficult for fishermen and… Continue

Added by armstrong-ogbonna,augustina on November 1, 2011 at 8:00 — 1 Comment

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