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China's Bad Earth - Wall Street Journal

China's Bad Earth - Wall Street Journal | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal China's Bad Earth Wall Street Journal Yet the effort to keep urbanites comfortable and well-fed has also led to the poisoning of parts of the food chain, and some of the pollution is traveling back to the cities in a...
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Australians Are Getting Fatter

Australians Are Getting Fatter | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
Australia may be known for its rugged outdoor lifestyles but recent statistics suggest a different reality. Australia and its equally outdoorsy neighbor, New Zealand, are now two of the fattest countries in the developed world.
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Are We Fighting The Wrong Battle In The Obesity War? - Forbes

Are We Fighting The Wrong Battle In The Obesity War? - Forbes | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
Are We Fighting The Wrong Battle In The Obesity War?
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Last week the AMA officially weighed in on obesity as a disease.
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Hong Kong's noise pollution needs taking seriously - South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's noise pollution needs taking seriously - South China Morning Post | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
Hong Kong's noise pollution needs taking seriously
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Noise pollution in Hong Kong needs no research to show how serious the problem is.
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From Sustainable Communities to Global Pollution Challenges ...

Over the past two decades, Taiwan and the United States have made considerable progress on environmental protection, but both are still facing a broad spectrum of environmental challenges from industrial pollution and hazardous waste to ...
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USAID and World Vision join coalition to eliminate cholera from Haiti and the ... - Crossmap

USAID and World Vision join coalition to eliminate cholera from Haiti and the ... - Crossmap | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
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Industrial pollution has 'held back' rainfall increases - Met Office

Industrial pollution has 'held back' rainfall increases - Met Office | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
Industrial pollutants may have played a role in holding back increases in global rainfall which were expected with a warming climate.
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Genomes of cholera bacteria from Haiti confirm epidemic originated from single source

The strain of cholera that has sickened thousands in Haiti came from a single source and was not repeatedly introduced to the island over the past three years as some have thought, according to a new study published in mBio®, the online open-access...
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China to spend $16 billion to tackle Beijing pollution crisis

China to spend $16 billion to tackle Beijing pollution crisis | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will spend 100 billion yuan ($16 billion) over three years to deal with Beijing's pollution, an official newspaper reported on Friday, as the government tries to defuse mounting (China to spend $16 billion to tackle Beijing...
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WEST AFRICA: Cholera - lessons learned

WEST AFRICA: Cholera - lessons learned | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
The cholera epidemic that struck Guinea and Sierra Leone in 2012 is winding down. What to do now? Start preparing - for cholera.
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Vertical farms solve land problem

With land prices at a premium in Singapore, vertical farms with rotating vertical racks present a sustainable solution while cutting down pollution.
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H5N1: Haiti: 7,844 cholera deaths as of December 17

H5N1: Haiti: 7,844 cholera deaths as of December 17 | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
MSPP has posted new cholera statistics on its Documentation page, covering December 13 through 17. As usual, the first day's numbers include a huge increase in the total case numbers for the first day, which I think is the ...
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NASA Prepares To Probe Pollution-Climate Link - SpaceCoastDaily.com

NASA Prepares To Probe Pollution-Climate Link - SpaceCoastDaily.com | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
SpaceCoastDaily.com NASA Prepares To Probe Pollution-Climate Link SpaceCoastDaily.com A number of atmospheric probes are installed along the fuselage of NASA's DC-8 in preparation for the SEAC4RS study to learn more about how air pollution and...
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China prioritises air pollution with $275-billion spend | eNCA.com

China prioritises air pollution with $275-billion spend | eNCA.com | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
China will spend $275 billion to tackle air pollution over the next five years, highlighting how the issue has become a priority for the leadership. (China has set aside $275 billion to tackle air pollution.
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New York City's greenhouse gas emissions as one-ton spheres of carbon dioxide gas

In 2010 New York City added 54 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (equivalent) to the atmosphere, but that number means little to most people because few ...
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Sabin DeJoode's curator insight, October 2, 2013 1:10 PM

New York City NYC alone, created 54 million metric tons or air pollution "Carbon Dioxide" this can severely affect the enviroment. People that live in Pella Iowa are at way less risk of a Respiratory Disease than the citizens that live in New York City. 

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Disease Map of the World - Neatorama

Disease Map of the World - Neatorama | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
Artist Odra Noel, who trained as a doctor, combines art and science in The Map of Health, where she draws the map of the world using the cellular structures of various human tissues (and how they relate to various diseases) ...
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Ghana: Accra Shows Massive Decrease in Cholera Cases - AllAfrica.com

Ghana: Accra Shows Massive Decrease in Cholera Cases - AllAfrica.com | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
Ghana: Accra Shows Massive Decrease in Cholera Cases AllAfrica.com In 2011 the Accra Metropolis recoded 6,936 cholera epidemic cases with 63 deaths, and although the number reduced in 2012 to 2,040 with eight deaths, 2013 has shown a significant...
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McDonald's forced to apologise for ad poking fun at air pollution haze over ... - Daily Mail

McDonald's forced to apologise for ad poking fun at air pollution haze over ... - Daily Mail | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
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Singapore's main index for air pollution hit 401 on June 23, exceeding previous record highs of 371 and 321 the week before.
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Kenya Gets Sh1.5 Billion for Aids, TB and Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Kenya Gets Sh1.5 Billion for Aids, TB and Malaria - AllAfrica.com | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
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Kenya Gets Sh1.5 Billion for Aids, TB and Malaria. By Jemimah Wangui, 1 July 2013.
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REPORT: Pollution from 15 of world's biggest ships equal that of world's 760m cars

REPORT:  Pollution from 15 of world's biggest ships equal that of world's 760m cars | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it

Says James Corbett, professor of marine policy at the University of Delaware: \"Ship pollution affects the health of communities in coastal and inland (http://t.co/pZ39OTQH converting 15 ships to nuclear...

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Is Haiti Being Used for Cholera Vaccine Profiteering?

Is Haiti Being Used for Cholera Vaccine Profiteering? | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
The cholera vaccination is so ineffective that even the FDA has never approved it. Yet, Haitia (Is Haiti Being Used for Cholera Vaccine Profiteering?
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WHO | Malaria deaths are the hardest to count

WHO | Malaria deaths are the hardest to count | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
"Malaria deaths are the hardest to count". http://t.co/L8WMPSIL
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Government gives a £2 million boost to tackling air pollution

Defra have awarded £2 million worth of air quality grants to 36 local authorities across England. The grants, which have been awarded to those authorities who have demonstrated innovative plans to ...
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Cholera Spreads in Cuba After Hurricane Sandy - Environment News Service

Cholera Spreads in Cuba After Hurricane Sandy - Environment News Service | Pollution and Health Risks | Scoop.it
Cholera Spreads in Cuba After Hurricane Sandy Environment News Service HAVANA, Cuba, December 26, 2012 (ENS) – A rise in cholera cases in the Cuban capital Havana is being traced back to parts of the country hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, the...
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