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In A first, DRC Communities Gain Legal Rights To Forests

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CONGO - Five communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and the more than 10,000 residents who call them home, now have legal control of the forests on which they depend. ...

Indonesian Province Calls Time-Out On Mining

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INDONESIA - A newly inaugurated governor in Indonesia has called a time-out on mining in his province, citing a lack of benefits for residents from the extractive industry. ...

Unclos Expands To Cover Marine Biodiversity

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SRI LANKA - Responding to a persistent demand by developing countries, the conservation community and science, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has commenced a process for bringing the areas beyond national jurisdiction in the oceans under a global leg ...

Fish Populations Could Rise In Warming Climate With Better Management

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Study finds potential for fisheries to benefit in future as long as warming can be kept in check. ...

Firefighters Tackle Second Wildfire In northern England

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U K - Firefighters in northern England launched a "large-scale attack" on a new moorland blaze Sunday, as emergency responders continued to battle another nearby wildfire that has been burning all week. ...

Time To Stop And Think About Balloons Risk To Wildlife

Archived, 134 days ago From  

Campaign groups are calling for a ban on large-scale balloon releases to save wildlife being killed by the waste. ...

Cape May firefighters support MDA with annual Fill the Boot Drive

Archived, 480 days ago From shorenewstoday.com 

Marmora, NEW JERSEY - The Cape May Fire Department Professional Firefighters Local 3495 will show their support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as its members kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help kids and adults with muscular dystrop ...

UNICEF airlifts lifesaving supplies to Yemen to combat cholera as cases surpass 200,000

Archived, 480 days ago From unicef.org.au 

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - Three UNICEF charter planes have delivered 36 tons of lifesaving medical and water purification supplies to Yemen to scale up efforts to combat the world’s worst cholera outbreak.

The supplies included 750,000 sachets of Oral Rehydr ...

Artificial limbs give Yemenis new lease of life

Archived, 480 days ago From gulfnews.com 

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - When flying from Yemen to India in April for treatment, Hassan Abdullah Ahmad’s left leg had already been amputated and he was told that his right leg would meet the same fate.

However, the 33-year-old man was fortunate that his righ ...

MSF welcomes WHO’s decision to include snakebite on its Neglected Tropical Diseases List

Archived, 480 days ago From gurtong.net 

Juba, South Sudan - Despite the fact that snakebite is estimated to kill over 100,000 people every year—more than any other disease on the list— there are hardly any resources to prevent and treat it, with very limited access to life-saving anti-venom therapy.

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