Potential To Predict Climate Change Disasters

Thursday, Dec. 1st 2011 6:40 AM

Climate change disasters, such as the melting of the Greenland ice sheet, dieback of the Amazon rainforest or collapse of the Atlantic overturning circulation, could be predicted according to University of Exeter research.

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Statement By The World Food Programme Executive Director Josette Sheeran On The Conflict In Sudan

Tuesday, Nov. 29th 2011 6:40 AM

It is the height of the hunger season in Sudan and the violence that has engulfed South Kordofan is hindering WFP’s efforts to reach hundreds of thousands of people in need of food assistance. As the security situation in South Kordofan state deteriorates, I would like to echo the UN Secretary General’s deep concern about the escalation in the conflict.

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WFP Food Assistance Reaches Half A Million Libyans Affected By Ongoing Violence

Sunday, Nov. 27th 2011 6:40 AM

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has delivered vital food assistance to more than 500,000 people affected by the conflict in Libya. The agency has provided food for civilians in conflict areas, internally displaced people, migrant workers, and vulnerable groups such as widows, orphans and the disabled.

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Joint Statement On The European Union – United States Development Dialogue

Friday, Nov. 25th 2011 6:40 AM

On the 14 June, the United States (US) and the European Union (EU) met to discuss cooperation and collaboration on development assistance in the second US-EU High Level Consultative Group Meeting since the 2009 re-launch of the US-EU Development Dialogue.

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UNICEF Calls African Governments To Protect Children From Violence, Exploitation And Abuse

Wednesday, Nov. 23rd 2011 6:40 AM

Thousands of children in Africa are experiencing violence, exploitation and abuse on a daily basis. The situation is especially stark for children living and working on the streets.

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Share of Cost, Young Adult Binge-Drinkers May Be Damaging Their Brains

Monday, Nov. 21st 2011 6:40 AM

It’s considered a rite of passage among young people – acting out their independence through heavy, episodic drinking. But a new University of Cincinnati study, the first of its kind nationally, is showing how binge drinking among adolescents and young adults could be causing serious damage to a brain that’s still under development at this age.

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Share of Cost, Two Talks With Teens Leads To Less Marijuana Use For At Least A Year

Saturday, Nov. 19th 2011 6:40 AM

Marijuana is the most prevalent illicit drug used by teenagers and adults around the world. Nearly a third of high school students in the United States report smoking it, and most high schoolers say they have access to the drug. To many people, smoking pot is no big deal. They cite reasons such as: “it isn’t dangerous or addictive” and “everybody is doing it.

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