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Ebola kills 14 in Uganda

On July 29, 2012 By

WHO officials have confirmed that Ebola is the cause of 14 deaths in the country. Attempts are being made to contain the disease and the panic it causes – there […]

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The outbreak has caused 2 deaths and 89 cases (42 confirmed). The source of the outbreak has yet to be identified.  Details of the disease for Pollution and […]

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Air pollution in the UK will not meet air quality laws for many years.  Who says so?  The Government’s Environment Secretary! Of particular concern is London where deaths […]

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Another interactive from the guardian.  This shows tobacco consumption – 6 million people died in 2011 according to latest data. The combined profits of tobacco companies is equal […]

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Leading experts in China have said that its cities will face major air pollution problems for the next 20 years. The cautionary note comes at the start of […]

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The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (Gavi) a public-private partnership will provide more funding to developing countries to introduce vaccines against severe diasrrhoea and pneumonia, 2 leading […]

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How buildings effect us

On August 3, 2011 By

In this short documentary on channel 4 Architecture critic Tom Dyckhoff explores the impact the design of buildings can have on us – on our identity and self-esteem, and […]

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Toxic facts

On July 23, 2011 By

Greenpeace NZ report that as much as  70 percent of China’s rivers, lakes and reservoirs are affected by water pollution. These chemicals are a serious threat to human health […]

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