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Dress the world in wood, says Forests for Fashion initiative

A new UN initiative aims to make forests literally more fashionable.
from FAO on Jul 17, 2018.
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Indian monsoon floods kill 511 and damage 55,000 houses

Floods have killed 511 people in the current Indian monsoon season and damaged around 55,000 homes.
from Down to Earth on Jul 17, 2018.

'Alarming lack of funding' for humanitarian action claims lives

Half way into the year, humanitarian organisations have received only 35 per cent of the money needed for relief worldwide.
from Norwegian Refugee Council on Jul 17, 2018.

Record 123m infants received at least one vaccine in 2017, says UN

A record-breaking 123 million infants received at least one dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine in 2017, according to new UN figures.
from UN on Jul 17, 2018.

Tanzania president says his party will rule 'forever'

Tanzania's President John Magufuli, who has come under fire for his authoritarian leadership style, has vowed his ruling party will be "in power forever, for eternity".
from NCA on Jul 17, 2018.
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Nuclear power in Africa?

Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation has recently signed MOUs to build nuclear power plants in Africa. What's the likelihood that they will be built?.
from Pambazuka News on Jul 16, 2018.

Cape Town’s drought: don’t blame climate change

People, politics and poor planning are behind most urban water shortages, argues Mike Muller.
from Nature on Jul 16, 2018.
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Sichuan tears down illegal hydro plant that threatened Heritage Site

Environmentalists and community activists in China’s Sichuan province are celebrating the demolition of an illegal hydropower station inside a protected World Heritage Site.
from International Rivers on Jul 16, 2018.
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