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The silent disaster

I just stumbled over this article on the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23346370 "The Alaskan village set ...

STORY URL: The American village set to disappear
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The vitamin myth

It is one of the most modern myths, that vitamin supplements help to prevent certain diseases. I just stumbled over ...

STORY URL: The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements - Paul Offit - The Atlantic
Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we nee...

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Bees: food supply = canary: coalmine?

Back in the spring, it seemed like I couldn’t visit my inbox or facebook stream without receiving requests to ...

STORY URL: Dennis vanEngelsdorp: A plea for bees | Video on TED.com
Bees are dying in droves. Why? Leading apiarist Dennis vanEngelsdorp looks at the gentle, misunderstood creature's important place in nature and the mystery behind its alarming disappearance.

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Height and Cancer

New research published in the journal of Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention presents a surprising correlation between height and cancer ...

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Belch = End of Civilization?

Imagine this, you belch and a swarm of those dreaded mosquitoes drop dead right in front of your eyes.... While ...

STORY URL: Arctic Methane Catastrophe
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Spain's train disaster. Whose fault?

At least 80 people were killed and 140 injured when a train derailed on the outskirts of the northern Spanish ...

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Top rated by WWF Switzerland

WWF Switzerland conducted a survey on energy management among the biggest Swiss companies. The goal was to figure out what ...

STORY URL: WWF Schweiz - Strom-Rating

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Electric vehicles sales soar in the US

Electric vehicle sales in America have doubled so far this year, with new figures also revealing how sales have tripled ...

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Seoul shows the way

The first time I came to live and work in Zurich, I was amazed by the city's first-rate public transport ...

STORY URL: C40 Cities: Seoul Car-Free Days Have Reduced CO2 Emissions by 10% Annually
Seoul's Weekly No Driving Day program is improving air quality, congestion and saving energy. Every year, two million cars stay off the road – decreasing traffic volume by 3.7%. CO2 vehicle emissi...

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Immigration and public sector debt

This recent report complied by the Office for Budget Responsibility suggests that allowing more than 140,000 immigrants into Britain ...

STORY URL: Britain needs millions more immigrants to reduce strain of ageing population - Telegraph
Britain may need millions more immigrants over the next 50 years to reduce the "unsustainable" pressure that the ageing population is putting on the economy, the official forecaster has said.

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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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India business leaders feeling the pinch

In 2013, India’s business leaders are feeling the pinch caused by the escalating cost of energy and many raw ...

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Loss of customer concerns in Mexico

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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Plain cigarette packs

Reducing cigarette smoking through health graphics and standardised packaging – will it work? Towards the end of 2012 the Australian government ...

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High tax tops risk agenda in Brazil

With preparation for the forthcoming 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics offering global platforms to attract investment, the impact of ...

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