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Climate change threatens one in three Bangladeshi children

DHAKA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nearly one in three children in Bangladesh are at risk from cyclones, flooding and other climate change-linked disasters, the United Nations warned on Friday, urging more help for one of the world’s worst hit countries. More than 19 million children live in the most disaster-prone …

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Climate change threatens one in three Bangladeshi children

DHAKA, April 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nearly one in three children in Bangladesh are at risk from cyclones, flooding and other climate change-linked disasters, the United Nations warned on Friday, urging more help for one of the world’s worst hit countries. More than 19 million children live in the …

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Parents around the world mobilise behind youth climate strikes

Parents and grandparents around the world are mobilising in support of the youth strikes for climate movement that has swept the globe. Under the banner Parents for the Future, 34 groups from 16 countries on four continents have issued an open letter. It demands urgent action to fight climate change …

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Building climate change resilience in Bangladesh – Bangladesh

Some of the poorest people in Bangladesh have lifted themselves out of extreme poverty while developing resilience against climate change thanks to Islamic Relief’s help. Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, as well as one of the most disaster-prone. Its people are used to annual …

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How You Can Support National Public Health Week in 2019

By Samer Koutoubi, M.D., Ph.D.Program Director and Faculty Member, Public Health, American Military University Let’s make America the healthiest nation in one generation. American Public University System is proud to partner with the American Public Health Association (APHA) to celebrate National Public Health Week April 1-7. At APUS, we take …

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7 critical issues affecting sustainable fashion in Australia

“We can no longer relegate change to a small number of committed brands and business leaders who are carrying the burden of progress,” says Melinda Tually, who runs Fashion Revolution in Australia and New Zealand. Three years ago, she started thinking about staging a sustainable fashion conference in Sydney. “I …

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