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Stormy weather

Here is the weather forecast: mega-droughts and deadly heatwaves. A year’s rainfall in a month. Coastal cities under water. Destruction of ocean life. Invasive pests.
from WMO on Sep 2, 2014.
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Call for urgent aid for ebola-hit countries

World leaders are failing to address the ebola epidemic, and states with biological-disaster response capacity must send assets and personnel to West Africa, says MSF.
from MSF on Sep 3, 2014.

Developing countries propose solution to Argentina debt ‘default’

Over 130 developing countries have submitted a proposal to the UN calling for new legal rules to stop predatory speculators like vulture funds from undermining debt restructuring.
from Jubilee Debt on Sep 3, 2014.

Food riots in Bihar as hungry flood victims take to streets

Flood-affected districts of Bihar are witnessing disturbing scenes of hungry flood victims resorting to violent protests and looting foodgrains.
from Down to Earth on Sep 3, 2014.

Over 1m Somalis in danger as food crisis worsens, warns FAO

Poor rains, conflict, trade disruptions and reduced aid have led to a worsening of the food security situation across Somalia, the UN has warned today.
from UN on Sep 3, 2014.
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Fishing for justice in Brazil

Lydia James talks to Brazilian fisher and human rights defender Alexandre Anderson de Souza.
from New Internationalist on Sep 2, 2014.

Rising migration is a myth

Despite a widespread belief that globalisation has boosted long-distance migration, a study in 'Science' reports stable international migration since the 1990s.
from SciDev.Net on Sep 1, 2014.
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Eight things you probably didn't know about Lesotho

Lesotho has one of the highest HIV rates in the world, a life expectancy of 48 and a sky-high poverty rate - and sparks of brilliance and quirkiness that make it stand out:
from Mail&Guardian on Sep 2, 2014.
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