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Demand Universal Access to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation.PLEASE SIGN !!!!
World  (tags: children's rights, water, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Globally, waterborne illnesses are the second leading cause of death for children under five, killing 1,400 children every day.
The Future of Farming, Part 1: Controlling the Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Urban Agriculture, Hydroponics, Open Gardens, Protected Spaces, Livestock, Climate Change )

Brian
- 2 days ago - technewsworld.com
"Urban agriculture means food production in densely populated areas, and it features many types of production systems, including traditional open gardens, protected environments and hydroponic greenhouses."
Obama's U.S.-Africa Forum Will Catalyze $14 Billion In Business Deals
Business  (tags: President Obama, International Trade, Trade Agreement, Africa, Investment, US )

Brian
- 2 days ago - forbes.com
"The growing demand for goods and services in Africa can increase U.S. exports and create more jobs here at home, and more trade and investment in Africa will be critical to America's leadership in the global economy."
Air Force's (Not-So-) Top-Secret X-37B Spacecraft Lands After Nearly Two Years in Orbit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Air Force, X-37B, spacecraft, unmanned, weapons platform, surveillance, military industrial complex )

Brian
- 2 days ago - rt.com
"The Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle ‒ an unpiloted aircraft that looks like a miniature space shuttle ‒ made its third landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California after spending more than 670 days in low-Earth orbit. "
Japan Approves Plans for World's Fastest Train Line
Science & Tech  (tags: Japan, Tranportation, Infrastructure, Mass Transit, Technology, Maglev, Magnetic Levitation, Train, Government )

Brian
- 2 days ago - rt.com
"The Japanese government has approved plans for a train that will carry passengers from Tokyo to Nogoya at a speed of 310 miles per hour (500 kph). The train, which will be the fastest in the world, will use magnetic levitation technology."
Researchers Boost the Heart's Natural Ability to Recover After Heart Attack
Health & Wellness  (tags: Heart Disease, Heart Attacks, Fibroblasts, Endothelial Cells, Oxygen, Recovery, Research, UNC, School of Medicine )

Brian
- 1 day ago - medicalxpress.com
"Researchers from the UNC School of Medicine have discovered that cells called fibroblasts, which normally give rise to scar tissue after a heart attack, can be turned into endothelial cells, which generate blood vessels to supply oxygen..."
Fast Reactor Starts Clean Nuclear Energy Era in Russia
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, Clean Energy, Nuclear Energy, Breeder Reactors, Recycling Waste, Closed Fuel Cycle, Zero Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Future of Energy, Liquid Sodium Coolant )

Brian
- 2 days ago - rt.com
"Overall, eight BN-1200 breeder reactors are expected to be constructed by 2030, which means that Russia is the only nation that is entering a new era of nuclear energy power generation - a truly clean and ecologically secure closed nuclear fuel cycle. "
Why Economics Needs to Make Space for Nature
Business  (tags: Environment, Ecosystem, Economics, United Nations, Millenium Ecosystem Assessment, Nature )

Brian
- 1 day ago - greenreview.blogspot.co.uk
"The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment produced by the United Nations describes very well the different services the natural environment provides to human beings, using the ecosystem service framework."
Can Civilization Survive "Really Existing Capitalism"? An Interview With Noam Chomsky
World  (tags: Noam Chomsky, US, UK, Imperialism, Militarism, Middle East, Destabilization, ISIS, Endless War, Civilization in Crisis )

Brian
- 2 days ago - greenreview.blogspot.co.uk
"For decades now, Noam Chomsky has been widely regarded as the most important intellectual alive (linguist, philosopher, social and political critic) and the leading US dissident since the Vietnam War."
 
 
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