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Fossil fuel companies and climate deniers block climate progress

As the UN climate talks go into their final hours, progress has been terrifyingly slow, with obstruction from key fossil fuel-pushing governments.
from Friends of the Earth on Dec 14, 2018.
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Despite scathing harassment report, UNAIDS head is reprieved, for now

A UNAIDS oversight board has resisted calls for the agency chief's dismissal in the wake of a report that found the agency was rife with harassment, bullying, and abuses of power.
from Science on Dec 14, 2018.

Rising insecurity in CAR threatens wider region, Security Council told

Rising violence in the Central African Republic threatens to spill across the border into neighbouring countries, a senior UN official has warned.
from UN on Dec 14, 2018.

Nearly 30 million newborns in dire need of treatment every year

Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick every year and need specialised care to survive, according to a report by a global coalition.
from UNICEF on Dec 13, 2018.

Rohingya 'denied education' in Myanmar and Bangladesh

A generation of Rohingya children face extremely limited access to education in Myanmar and in refugee camps in Bangladesh, a UK-based Rohingya Organisation claims.
from Burmese Rohingya Organization UK on Dec 13, 2018.
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India's turbulent tale of rivers, floods and monsoons

Novelist Amitav Ghosh has said that environment and climate are almost ignored in literary fiction precisely when they have become major agents of social and political change.
from Nature on Dec 13, 2018.

Ten reasons people stop attending HIV care in Zambia

Poor working conditions in Zambia's health service and rigid application of one-size-fits-all models of care are among reasons why people drop out of HIV treatment in the country.
from nam aidsmap on Dec 12, 2018.
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The reservoir: the next pandemic?

In Bangladesh, a bat-borne virus is poised to become the next pandemic—and medicine alone may not be sufficient to stop it. Is an ecological intervention the answer?
from bioGraphic on Dec 14, 2018.
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