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27/1/2015
The world breathed a sigh of relief after the release of the World Health Organization's latest findings on Ebola. It said the number of new cases over the past five months showed its first decline since the start of the epidemic a year ago in ...   
27/1/2015
Evolutionary biologists have always wondered that if we were to hit that "restart" button, would things still turn out as they have? A new study says that's more than likely, as many species seem to have stumbled upon the same few saving-grace ...   
27/1/2015
The drastic decline of a group of early Mesoamericans from the region around Canton was due, at least in part, to climate change, according to a new study. Cantona was one of the largest cities in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, located near ...   
27/1/2015
Hot pore systems heated by volcanic activity may have harbored the first life on Earth, with conditions promoting the cyclical replication and emergence of nucleic acids, a new study says. In order for life to flourish on Earth, one ...   
27/1/2015
Declining pollinator populations could leave as many as half of the people in developing countries facing nutritional deficiencies, according to researchers from the University of Vermont and the Harvard School of Public Health. In the study -- ...   
26/1/2015
Seven conservation societies have joined a campaign to push the Obama administration to end old-growth forest logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. The American Fisheries Society, American Ornithologists Union, American Society of ...   
26/1/2015
The current Ebola crisis has taken a terrific toll in West Africa, stressing budgets, stretching fragile health systems to the breaking point and leaving more than 8,600 people dead since it returned to the region early last year. But seldom ...   
26/1/2015
Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country — a dramatic turnaround in the West African nation where the virus has taken its deadliest toll.At the height of the outbreak in August ...   
26/1/2015
Last year tied with 2010 as the hottest on record, in a new sign of long-term global warming stoked by human activities, according to British data on Monday that back up U.S. findings of record-breaking heat in 2014. The worldwide data, ...   
25/1/2015
There's finally good news on the ongoing struggle to stamp out the world's worst Ebola outbreak: the number of new cases is falling quickly. Ebola diagnoses are now halving every 10 days in Guinea, every 14 days in Liberia, and every 19 ...   
25/1/2015
Age: 68. Appearance: Very like a clock. What time is it? Three minutes to Blammo. Sorry? Three minutes to the End of Days, Apocalypse o’clock, Rapture-thirty. Is that GMT? It is if GMT stands for Goodbye ...   
25/1/2015
The World Health Organization (WHO) drew sharp criticism on Sunday over its response to the Ebola epidemic, with donors and agencies urging the creation of a contingency fund and an emergency workforce to respond quickly to future ...   
25/1/2015
The World Health Organization (WHO) has set out plans for reform, admitting that it was too slow to respond to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa. At an emergency session in Geneva, director-general Margaret Chan said Ebola had ...   
25/1/2015
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday it will create a contingency fund and an emergency workforce to respond quickly to crises after strong criticism of the agency's delay in confronting the Ebola epidemic. Director-general ...   
25/1/2015
??The resurgence of measles across large swaths of United States is a certain kind of dystopia. A world manages to rid itself of a sometimes deadly, more often disabling--at the very least agonizing--disease that was once a grim and mostly ...   
25/1/2015
The World Health Organization's chief on Sunday admitted the UN agency had been caught napping on Ebola and pledged reforms to avoid similar mistakes in future. Despite turning a corner in the fight against Ebola, there was no room for ...   
24/1/2015
Ebola has wiped out a third of the world’s chimpanzee and gorilla populations and could threaten the survival of these already endangered great apes, conservationists have warned. The current Ebola epidemic in west Africa is the worst ...   
24/1/2015
Just five confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease remain in Liberia, a West African country that has seen more than 3,600 deaths from the outbreak of the deadly virus, Reuters quoted a senior health official as saying Friday. “It means that we are ...   
24/1/2015
The Australian government has moved to ban the dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in an attempt to prevent the reef being labelled “in danger” by the United Nations. Environment Minister Greg Hunt has ordered ...   
24/1/2015
A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment centre he visited this week in Sierra Leone. Families in Liberia are no longer required to cremate the remains of loved ones to halt the spread of the ...   
24/1/2015
At the end of a week when the news from West Africa’s Ebola-hit countries had taken a positive turn, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned yesterday that it was running out of funds for dealing with the epidemic. “We run out of cash ...   
24/1/2015
Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has said the country's three most populous states are experiencing their worst drought since 1930. The states of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais must save water, she said after ...   
23/1/2015
Australia has ordered a ban on dumping dredge waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef, the environment minister said Saturday, as part of a push to stop the UN declaring the site in danger. Environment Minister Greg Hunt said he had ...   
23/1/2015
But the World Health Organization says vigilance is imperative to prevent reinfection in seemingly eradicated areas This article is published in partnership with Time.com. The original version can be found here. The fight ...   
23/1/2015
The havoc that Ebola is wreaking in West Africa cannot be understated. With a total of 21,200 people infected since March 2014, the disease is shredding the social fabric of Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, leaving 8,400 dead. People live in ...   

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