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Japan's non-nuclear anniversary

Today, Japan celebrates a full nuclear-free year.
from Greenpeace on Sep 16, 2014.
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Child death rates falling faster than ever - but still behind target

New data shows that under-five death rates have dropped 49 per cent between 1990 and 2013 but are still short of meeting the target of a two-thirds decrease by 2015.
from WHO on Sep 16, 2014.

Wireless sensor warns if vaccines get too hot

A wireless sensor that sends text message alerts to healthcare workers could help better protect temperature-sensitive vaccines, say its inventors.
from SciDev.Net on Sep 16, 2014.

Economic growth and climate action possible, says commission

Rapid technological innovation and investment in infrastructure make it possible to tackle climate change while improving economic performance, says a new report.

Economists make financial case for climate action

A new report outlining the global benefits of transitioning to a low carbon economy gets a warm welcome.
from Christian Aid on Sep 16, 2014.
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Good books in a tough neighbourhood: dispatches from Hargeisa

It's a remarkable feat for a small unrecognised nation state situated in a bad neighbourhood.
from African Argument on Sep 16, 2014.

Nobel laureate Soyinka attacks Nigerian leader over Boko Haram

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has launched his fiercest criticism yet of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's handling of the Boko Haram attacks.
from Premium Times on Sep 15, 2014.
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Ebola situation ‘worse than war’, say Liberians

People in Ebola-blighted Liberia have told Plan that the current situation is ‘worse than a war zone’ as the disease continues to claim lives.
from Plan International on Sep 16, 2014.
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