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WHO says damage to eco systems are affecting human health

...One of the initial problems faced by the dwindling ecological resources will be difficulty in achieving the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. Reference: World Health Organization, Press Release April 2005...

Poisonous Gas Caused Mass Extinction

...vides a direct link between terrestrial and marine ecological crises, suggesting that the ecosystem collapse on land could have contributed to the end-Permian marine extinctions. The terrestrial ecosystem was the first to suffer. The continent-wide nature of the event implies that it was caused by something ...

Organic food loses its whole-grain image

...c, says Peter Roehrig of the German association of ecological food. You will find sparkling wine and pre-prepared pizza on offer. There are consumers prepared to pay for organically grown produce, as is shown by the steadily rising turnover, up to almost 4 billion euros ($4.8 billion) in Germany and 1.2 billio...

Species Linking Fish And Land Animals Found

...ams of this delta system. According to Shubin, the ecological setting in which these animals evolved provided an environment conducive to the transition to life on land. "We knew that the rocks on Ellesmere Island offered a glimpse into the right time period and the right ancient environments to provide the pot...

Recently discovered deep-sea reefs catch the attention of the drug discovery team

...Florida waters in recent years that play important ecological roles, but has never before had the chance to expl...deep reef areas in the region to better assess the ecological importance of the reefs and to identify factors responsible for their incredible diversity. Resea...

Drug Controller General to Withdraw Drug that Affects Vulture Population

...will help in saving the vulture population and the ecological balance in the animal world, Kumar said....

Tasmanian Ecology Affected By Devil Facial Tumor Disease

...manian devil facial tumor disease has affected the ecological balance existing between native and feral species in Tasmania//. Due to this disease the number of devils has sharply reduced. David Pemberton a researcher said that there is a 40% drop in the devil population in the Mt William National Park. The ...

Satellite Imagery to monitor the Social Impact Of Geographical Changes

...eing," Goodin said. "We also try to understand its ecological context, its physical context and also its social ...measure or note changes in the delicate balance of ecological systems. He is using the technology to study the re-emergence of hantavirus in the South American co...

Ecological Changes affects human health, food security

...ery in order to acquire the proper balance between ecological systems//. Doug Goodin, the geography professor...eing,’ Goodin said. ‘We also try to understand its ecological context, its physical context and also its social context because there are certainly social human f...

Increased Risk of Hantavirus Forecast for U.S. Southwest

...am director for EID. "This study demonstrates that ecological research can lead to a better understanding of the...tion on vegetation growth, soil moisture and other ecological conditions, which Glass and his colleagues previously determined were where mice and hantavirus thri...

Environmental Surrounding Affects Human Behaviour

... are part of the Central Arizona-Phoenix long term ecological research project. In 2004 and early 2005, the rese...hers a unique opportunity to monitor human-induced ecological transformations. "Experimental approaches are rarely used in studies of human-environment interac...

Lakhs Affected As Chikungunya Sweeps Across The Nation

...r scarcity makes people store water. Migration and ecological factors are leading to these epidemics. Also immunity in the population is low so they are more susceptible to the disease.” IK...

PM Stress the Need to Protect Health of Children

...l warming threatens famines, floods, epidemics and ecological disarray that will severely compromise human health and may even lead to extinction of life on this planet. There are also a growing number of conflicts and terrorist attacks that threaten the peace and well-being of people in many parts of the world...

Impact of Climate Change in Africa

... accounts of the horror experienced during a large ecological disturbance: 'There were women wasted to skeletons from whose eyes the madness of starvation glared ... warriors scarcely able to crawl on all fours, and apathetic, languishing elders. Swarms of vultures followed them from high, awaiting their certai...

Hospitals in US are Going Green

...Health care officials are adopting a progressively ecological approach, reports say. They are doing away with incinerators, procuring safer construction materials and serving up healthier food for patients. According to the Centers for Disease Control, chronic diseases and conditions now affect more than on...

Scientists Explore Ways to Lure Viruses to Their Death

...they can run many more experiments to discover the ecological rules of viral traps. Dr. Finberg’s team needed a year to design and raise a handful of mice with viral traps. Bacteria can breed by the billions in a few hours. Dr. Turner and his colleagues created a mathematical model to predict how phi-6 would ...

Fashion Fraternity Turns Socially Conscious

...his moved me tremendously. We have to maintain the ecological balance. I don't think you can dictate the mind of others but yes I have adopted vegetable colors and natural fabrics, which are eco-friendly," said Kumar, president of the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI). Founded by Muzaffar Ali, Dwar Pe Roz...

Bhutan Leads the World in Preserving the Environment

...onment, conserve its rich biodiversity and prevent ecological degradation including noise, visual and physical pollution through the adoption of environment friendly practices and ethos. The article also allows the parliament to enact environmental legislation and implement environmental standards and instru...

Brazil Opens a 'green' Fashion Week

...catching confections and celebrating the theme of ecological awareness. Nearly 50 designers incorporated envi...nt organizer Paulo Borges, adding that weaving an ecological theme into the event allows Brazil to celebrate 'the question of biodiversity -- natural and cultura...

Study Finds the Spread of Rabies in North American Raccoons

A new study has detailed how initial demographic, ecological and genetic processes simultaneously shaped the spread of rabies virus in North American raccoons. A raccoon is a mammal native to the Americas. Although raccoons are common throughout North America, their impact as a rabies host before the 1970...

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