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Five Islands Disappear As Sea Levels Rise

Five Islands Disappear As Sea Levels Rise | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
The people of the Solomon Islands have already had to adapt the changing conditions, with villages being moved due to rising seas.
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Paris climate deal could 'displace millions of forest dwellers' - BBC News

Paris climate deal could 'displace millions of forest dwellers' - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
A global deal to limit emissions of carbon dioxide could make millions of forest dwellers homeless, according to a new analysis.
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Would it be wrong to eradicate mosquitoes? - BBC News

Would it be wrong to eradicate mosquitoes? - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
Mosquitoes cause more than a million deaths a year. Would there be any downside to eradicating them?
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Climate change: 2015 'shattered' global temperature record by wide margin - BBC News

Climate change: 2015 'shattered' global temperature record by wide margin - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
Global temperatures in 2015 were the warmest since records began, according to data published by meteorologists in the UK and the US.
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GM mosquito expansion announced - BBC News

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A company producing GM mosquitoes says it is to open a new factory in Brazil as it expands its operations.
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Carbon emissions 'postpone ice age' - BBC News

Carbon emissions 'postpone ice age' - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
The next ice age may have been delayed by more than 50,000 years because of the greenhouse gases put in the atmosphere by humans, scientists in Germany say.
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Climate Change: Stories From Around The World

Climate Change: Stories From Around The World | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
As world leaders gather in Paris, ordinary people around the world tell how they have been affected by climate change.
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Mutant mosquitoes 'resist malaria' - BBC News

Mutant mosquitoes 'resist malaria' - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
Scientists say they have bred a genetically modified mosquito that can resist malaria infection.
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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey 'has made full recovery' - BBC News

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey 'has made full recovery' - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
A Scottish nurse who was readmitted to hospital after suffering complications arising from the Ebola infection is discharged after making a full recovery.
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Unhappy? Welcome to Bhutan – the nation of 90% joy | Tim Dowling

Unhappy? Welcome to Bhutan – the nation of 90% joy | Tim Dowling | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan was the first to measure happiness as an alternative to GDP. No wonder they’re so pleased
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Top rocks: Geologogical Society photo winners - BBC News

Top rocks: Geologogical Society photo winners - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
From Giant's Causeway to Lulworth Cove - the Geological Society of London announces the winners of its photo competition celebrating the 100 Great Geosites of the UK and Ireland.
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World Bank: Extreme poverty 'to fall below 10%' - BBC News

World Bank: Extreme poverty 'to fall below 10%' - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
The World Bank says that for the first time less than 10% of the world's population will be living in extreme poverty by the end of 2015.
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Climate change 'to make transatlantic flights longer' - BBC News

Climate change 'to make transatlantic flights longer' - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
Flights from the UK to the US could take longer due to the changes in the climate, according to a new study.
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Carbon emissions boosted 2014 January storm risk 'by 43%' - BBC News

Carbon emissions boosted 2014 January storm risk 'by 43%' - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
A new study says that man-made climate change increased the chances of a once in century wet January in southern England in 2014 by 43%.
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Climate compensation schemes 'failing to reach poorest' - BBC News

Climate compensation schemes 'failing to reach poorest' - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
Remote communities are not receiving the compensation they are entitled to from schemes designed to conserve tropical forests, a study suggests.
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Ebola: $5m vaccine deal announced - BBC News

Ebola: $5m vaccine deal announced - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
The Vaccine Alliance, Gavi, commits $5m (£3.5m) for buying the Ebola vaccine, to protect against future outbreaks of the deadly virus.
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How mutton flaps are killing Tonga - BBC News

How mutton flaps are killing Tonga - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
The Pacific island of Tonga is the most obese country in the world - and one of the main causes is a cheap, fatty kind of meat, mutton flaps, imported from New Zealand.
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UAE: New rewards scheme for keeping fit in Dubai - BBC News

UAE: New rewards scheme for keeping fit in Dubai - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
Points scheme launches for residents in national fight against obesity.
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Brazil state announces Zika fever emergency - BBC News

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The Brazilian state of Pernambuco announces a state of emergency to help speed up the response to Zika fever, which has been linked to birth defects.
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Guinea's last Ebola patient released from care in Conakry - BBC News

Guinea's last Ebola patient released from care in Conakry - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
Guinea's last known Ebola patient is released from a treatment centre, raising hopes that the country will be declared free of the disease.
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North-south divide mapped in GCSE results - BBC News

North-south divide mapped in GCSE results - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
Maps of this summer's GCSE results show that a north-south divide in England is not closing.
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Apology for Cardiff in England map error in magazine - BBC News

Apology for Cardiff in England map error in magazine - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
A local government magazine which placed Cardiff in the south west of England apologises for the error.
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Google makes virtual Peak District trails - BBC News

Google makes virtual Peak District trails - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
The Peak District becomes the first national park to have its trails and hard-to-reach locations captured on Google Street View.
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The lost rivers that lie beneath London - BBC News

The lost rivers that lie beneath London - BBC News | Maps & miscellaneous | Scoop.it
Dozens of rivers and canals were buried beneath London's streets more than a century ago. What do they look like today?
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