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Millenial trouble

In its latest quarterly report on household debt and credit, the New York Federal Reserve broke the happy news that ...

STORY URL: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/01/millennials-in-their-parents-basements/?_r=0

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Earthquakes 'top risk' for Turkey

Exceptional natural circumstances have led to earthquakes being identified as the number one business risk in for Turkish business leaders ...

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Cost of material inputs concern in China

The Lloyd’s Risk Index 2013 is based on a global survey of over 500 C-suite and board level executives ...

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Who cares?

The achievement of longer lives brings with it challenges. Thanks to the reduction of infectious diseases in many countries, this ...

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Importance of Relationships & Later Life

Relationships remain important in older age. In a survey conducted by RELATE with Ipsos MORI, 83% of people over 50 ...

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Sustainable change in SA

While in South Africa, the Open Minds film team met with Davin Chown, Director of Genesis Eco-Energy. He spoke with ...

STORY URL: Davin Chown's Page
Davin Chown's Page on Africa Sustainable Energy & Environment Platform

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Campaign to bridge the generational gap

The UK WRVS last year launched a campaign to actively bridge the gap between generations; their concern being that opportunities ...

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Natural Catastrophe risk in Italy

A short violent storm spawned large hail and a powerful tornado in the Emilia Romagna region in Northern Italy near ...

STORY URL: Huge tornado strikes northern Italy
Injuries reported as tornado leaves trail of destruction in northern Italy.

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Major earthquakes: important lessons

BBC posted an article with interesting statistics / graphics about the fifth anniversary of the Sichuan, China earthquake, "one of the ...

STORY URL: Sichuan 2008: A disaster on an immense scale
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22398684

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Shall we breakdown our traditions?

Modern societies provide better healthcare for longer lives but break down the tradition that the growth children take care of ...

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Boost for catastrophe insurance in Italy

Perils, the independent Zurich-based organisation providing industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, just announced that it is including earthquake and flood Italy ...

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Managing Seismic Risk in Latin America

I've just returned from WEF Latin America, where we have announced a three-year collaborative project with the GEM Foundation to ...

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Partnership not Problem

Are we in danger of viewing the issue of longer lives as a problem and perhaps viewing the older generation ...

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The value of older people

Older people have a lifetime of experience, and many are sources of incredible knowledge and wisdom. They're potentially one of ...

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The GM food debate

While some countries have allowed GM foods to be sold and cultivated, in India the debate rages on if GM ...

STORY URL: BBC HARDtalk - Vandana Shiva - Environmental Campaigner (19/11/12)
HARDtalk speaks to the original tree hugger. The phrase was coined back in the seventies when she, along with a group of women in India, hugged trees to stop...

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