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1976 Vs. Today: Ebola's Terrifying Evolution
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Outbreak, Africa, Health Care, Doctors Without Borders )

Brian
- 19 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
"Though it was 40 years ago, doctors contained Zaire's 1976 Ebola outbreak better than today's outbreak. In a new paper, those doctors give insight and advice to current health care workers."
India's Verdana Shiva On The New Food Wars: GMOS And Biofuels   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Verdana Shiva, geneticengineering, GMO, GM crops, India, Asia, Ireland, Africa, Latin America, business, health, humans, medicine, NewTechnology, technology, world )

Betsy
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Following Rachel Carson's courage and case, Dr. Shiva has fought against food. Intellectual property rights, biotechnology, and genetic engineering. She has assisted campaigns against GM crops and GMO's in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, petition, Africa, WHO, world, death, ethics, government, Refugees&Relief, society )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - act.one.org
Tell world leaders to make bold commitments and help end the Ebola epidemic now.
Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
Stop SOCO Drilling for Oil in Virunga National Park, Africa - Via Force Change
Environment  (tags: Africa, Congo, Virunga National Park, SOCO, Oil Industry, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
An oil company, SOCO, is looking to illegally drill for oil in Africa's oldest National Park in the Republic of Congo, which is home to the unique okapi, 200 mountain gorillas, many endangered species and also people. Please sign this global petition.
Oscar Pistorius Trial: Murder Verdicts Ruled Out
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Trial, verdict, Oscar Pistorius, Africa )

Ray
- 9 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has ruled out all murder charges, but says he may still be guilty of culpable homicide (manslaughter).
Africa's Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security
Business  (tags: farming, Africa, land division, land grabs, agriculture, investments, money )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - ipsnews.net
Smallholder farmers across Africa account for at least 75 percent of agricultural outputs, according to FAO."They [smallholder farmers in Botswana] have less than eight percent percent of the agricultural land and they still account for nearly 100 percent
'Exceptional' 232-Carat White Diamond Found in S.Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, business, dimanonds, ethics, humans, interesting, society, unusual )

Caree
- 10 days ago - news.msn.com
A 232-carat white diamond worth as much as $20 million has been discovered at a South African mine famed for its big-gem finds. The stone is... of exceptional size and clarity, and is a magnificent example of the large, high quality diamonds for which the
Inside the Pentagon's Quest to Expand the Empire Into Africa
World  (tags: africa, government, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 12 days ago - alternet.org
This is exactly how not to win hearts and minds in Africa.
WHO Aims to Use Ebola Survivors' Blood to Boost Patients' Immunity
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, death, healthcare, Ebola, research, treatment, africa )

Naoko
- 14 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Desperate to restore hope amid the Ebola crisis, the World Health Organization said Friday it would accelerate the use of experimental treatments and vaccines to contain the expanding epidemic in West Africa.
The World's 25 Strangest Drinking Customs ~INFOGRAPHIC
World  (tags: world, culture, society, family, drinking customs, interesting, humans, news, Australia, Japan, India, Asia, Africa, Europe )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
No matter how many historical monuments you visit while traveling, or works of art you fawn over, you'll never understand the people and their culture until you drink with them. But, before you clink glasses with your new friends,you might want to take...
Kenya Rangers Murder Ivory Poachers: Report
World  (tags: kenya rangers, ivory poachers, murder, elephants, Cover Up, africa, corruption, crime, death, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 21 days ago - fortmilltimes.com
Rangers committed the murders to cover up their involvement with the poachers in killing elephants for their ivory,
World Bank and UN Carbon Offset Scheme 'Complicit' in Genocidal Land Grabs
World  (tags: africa, land grabs, UN< World Bank, indigenous righgts, world, violence, society, politics, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 31 days ago - theecologist.org
The plight of Kenya's Sengwer people shows that carbon offsets generated by 'sustainable' forest management are empowering a corporate recolonisation of the South backed by the World Bank against its own guidelines,
Elephant Poaching Deaths Reach Tipping Point in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Study, Animals, Elephants, poaching deaths, Africa )

Ray
- 33 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Africa's elephants have reached a tipping point: more are being killed each year than are being born, a study suggests.
African Animal Lookout
Animals  (tags: Africa, live cam, wildlife, Kenya, explore.org )

Nancy
- 43 days ago - explore.org
You are watching our live cams from Kenya. These cams are live daily from 6:30am to 7:30pm Eastern African Time. If you've missed our "live" hours, check out a trailer of the recent action here.
 

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