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US to Assign 3,000 From US Military to Fight Ebola
World  (tags: ebola epidemic, West Africa, US military and engineers, health, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - news.msn.com
The U.S. effort will include medics and corpsmen for treatment and training, engineers to help erect the treatment facilities and specialists in logistics to assist in patient transportation.
End 7 Diseases By 2020 ACTION
World  (tags: poverty, health, disease, children, treatment, family, world )

Nancy
- 14 days ago - e-activist.com
Help reduce poverty and inequality among the world's most marginalized populations by adding your name here and asking UN Ambassador Cousens to include neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the Sustainable Development Goals.
Dengue Outbreak Affects at Least 22 in Japan
World  (tags: world, Japan, health, medicine, death )

Alexandra
- 16 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Dengue fever is a disease spread to humans by mosquito bites, and is caused by one of four types of dengue viruses. It can cause severe flu-like symptoms and in severe cases can be fatal.
Brazil Farmers Find GMO Corn Seeds No Longer Control Pests
World  (tags: world, brazil, gmos, health, farmers, humanrights )

Rose
- 27 days ago - naturallysavvy.com
Reuters reports that genetically modified (GMO) corn seeds are no longer keeping pests at bay for Brazilian farmers.
VICTORY VICTORY Bahamas Dolphinarium Ordered To Release Dolphins
World  (tags: profits mainly from tourism, brought into the country illegally, local activist group reEarth, in favor of freeing the dolphins, ecosystems, endangered, oceans, nature, wildlife, world, healthconditions, water, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, endangered )

Kelly
- 42 days ago - care2.com
A court in the Caribbean island has ordered that an illegal dolphinarium shut down and is questioning whether any dolphins should be allowed into the Bahamas for any purpose beyond research.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Tell Holland America Cruise Lines to Stop Supporting the Grind Slaughter of Cetaceans in the Faroes!
World  (tags: slaughter, killed, killing, suffering, sadness, wildlife, protection, endangered, extinction, conservation, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abused, abuse, environment, whales, activists, violence, sadness, media, internet, government, conservation, ecosyste )

Kelly
- 66 days ago - change.org
The Faroe Islands are home to an extremely barbaric cetacean drive hunt, called the Grindadráp/Grind. During a Grind, hundreds of pilot whales and other cetaceans are driven into fjords, and pulled up onto kill beaches,
Polio Virus Found in World Cup Host City
World  (tags: World Health Organization, Campinas, polio virus, risks, health, warning, vaccinations, World Cup, society, news )

Carrie
- 86 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The World Health Organization announced Monday that Brazilian officials have discovered strains of the polio virus in one of the World Cup host cities, Campinas, which is a base camp for the Portuguese and Nigerian teams.
Sunder: Now and the Next Steps
World  (tags: had become accustomed to, seemed to look, forward to getting a GOOD BOY treat, Congratulations to everyone, BABY SHIVA healthcare, humans, health, medicine, protection, food, news )

Kelly
- 98 days ago - petaindia.com
Congratulations to everyone who helped with the #FreeSunder campaign! It was an enormous effort with a wonderful result. Sunder is now at his new home, as per the order of the Supreme Court. First, after getting off the truck, Sunder was given fruits.
20% Of China's Farmland Is Polluted
World  (tags: China, farmland, soil pollution, environment, health, warning )

Carrie
- 151 days ago - theguardian.com
Soil pollution has long been a concern in China due to the country's rapid industrialisation and the report carried on the website of the Ministry of Environmental Protection confirms the extent of the problem.
Take Action: Clean Water Can Save a Life
World  (tags: water, health, petitions )

Freya
- 180 days ago - web.mercycorps.org
Across the globe, thousands of families struggle every day to find clean and safe drinking water. Their lives depend on it -- in more ways than one. Because when people have a safe and reliable water source, they can prevent deadly disease, grow more food,
US Psychology Body Declines to Rebuke Member in GuantáNamo Torture Case
World  (tags: humanrights, humans, politics, government, world, usa, violence, society, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, conflict, freedoms, abuse, violence, culture, law, health, healthcare )

JL
- 238 days ago - theguardian.com
Complaint dropped against John Leso, involved in brutal interrogation of suspected 9/11 hijacker Mohammed al-Qahtani
China Starts Televising the Sunrise on Giant TV Screens Because Beijing Is So Clouded in Smog (TEXT,PHOTOS and SHORT VIDEO)
World  (tags: Beijing, smog, humans, world, air quality, pollution, health, society, children, government, news )

Carrie
- 243 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The air took on an acrid odor, and many of the city's commuters wore industrial strength face masks as they hurried to work. 'I couldn't see the tall buildings across the street this morning,' I often cough, and my nose is always irritated.
Protect China's Farmers From Toxic Waste - ForceChange
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, china, death, ethics, government, politics, health )

Beverly
- 249 days ago - forcechange.com
Lower the domestic demand for cheap toxic metals made in China.
Fukushima Disaster: Impacts & Continuing Threats
World  (tags: environment, global, fukushima, radiation, disaster, health, ecosystems )

Jess
- 252 days ago - psr.org
More than two years since the nuclear disaster began at the Fukushima Daiichi reactors, its impact is massive and widespread. It will be decades before the full scope of the impacts of this ongoing disaster is fully understood but significant health, econ
 

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