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Afghanistan Promises to Fight Corruption as Donors Pledge Billions

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Afghanistan Promises to Fight Corruption as Donors Pledge Billions

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TOKYO — Senior officials from the international community are pledging billions of dollars more in civil aid for Afghanistan amid concerns terrorism and corruption still threaten progress made in the country during...

One Percent

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One Percent

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Dr. Maya Angelou is a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, ...

Tuberculosis vaccine target found

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Tuberculosis vaccine target found

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A protein which could be targeted for a tuberculosis vaccine has been discovered by scientists at Imperial College London. TB is caused by bacteria and the only vaccine against it, the BCG jab, is not very effective....

Islands of Plastic and Plants

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Islands of Plastic and Plants

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Water may be the source of life, but its life-giving quality depends on how we treat it.  Farm runoff, pesticides and fertilizers, even treated wastewater make their way back into our waters and our lives. But at...

Wheelchair User Travels Across Africa to open a Spinal Rehab Centre!

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Wheelchair User Travels Across Africa to open a Spinal Rehab Centre!

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A Kenyan man who uses a wheelchair went to great lengths to bring support for disabled people to East Africa. Zackary Kimotho, a 43-year-old who suffered a spinal injury after falling victim to a car-jacking in 200...

Helping the paralyzed to walk again

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Helping the paralyzed to walk again

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A technique helping stroke victims regain their mobility has won the 2010 Danish Research Result of the Year award and is now attracting attention from investors keen to see the research move from the lab and into ...

German mayor comes up with specially designed park bench for teenagers who won’t sit properly

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German mayor comes up with specially designed park bench for teenagers who won’t sit properly

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A mayor in Germany is attracting interest from other cities after he installed a special park bench for town teens who refuse to sit properly. After residents of the southwestern city of Eppelheim complained tee...

‘The Big Om’

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‘The Big Om’

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He's a beautiful animation from our good friend The Bare Foot Doctor! He's hosting an event, hopefully at the Wembley Arena on 12.12.12 called "The Big Om" featuring Tai-chi masters, Tai-chi dancers, World famous e...

Santa Barbara Council Votes to Proceed with Plan for Carrying Out Plastic Bag Ban

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Santa Barbara Council Votes to Proceed with Plan for Carrying Out Plastic Bag Ban

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“Would you like to buy a bag?” The phrase is now familiar in many California cities, and Santa Barbara could be added to the list of those to ban plastic bags from stores and require merchants to charge for paper o...

Good news for the environment: Government advisor Natural England halves its carbon emissions

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Good news for the environment: Government advisor Natural England halves its carbon emissions

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It's the government's wildlife and conservation advisor, so it makes sense perhaps that Natural England, has successfully reduced its carbon emissions by 50%. Over four years, it's delivered a series of carbon-sa...

Better deal for African farmers

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Better deal for African farmers

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Here is some great work being done to help farmers in Gambia. Also check out the newspaper, The Point from Gambia, its not everyday we find news from such local sources.

Funding boost for Scottish local food network

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Funding boost for Scottish local food network

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Europe’s largest local food network is to receive almost half a million pounds of funding from the Scottish government to encourage more people to choose local and sustainably sourced food. he Fife Diet, which ha...

Concentrating on our lunchtime food reduces afternoon snacking, study finds

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Concentrating on our lunchtime food reduces afternoon snacking, study finds

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Psychologists have discovered that paying great attention to the food we eat at lunchtime can reduce snacking in the afternoon. Their study at the University of Birmingham was carried out with three groups of par...

US to make ‘wild’ public land eligible for protection

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US to make ‘wild’ public land eligible for protection

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The US is to make millions of acres of public land eligible for wilderness protection, officials have said. The order reverses former President George W Bush's policy forbidding the government from doing so. Int...

Burma State Media Offer Praise of Aung San Suu Kyi

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Burma State Media Offer Praise of Aung San Suu Kyi

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Burmese state media have offered rare praise of longtime democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, in an editorial that would have been unthinkable just months ago under the reforming country's strict censorship laws. In...

Solutions, Episode 35 (Positive TV)

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Solutions, Episode 35 (Positive TV)

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In this episode Positive TV finds out more about Reclaim Fashion.Also in this episode PTV interviews Nikki Bloomfield about A Minor Journey.Solutions is a programme dedicated to showcasing people and organisations aro...

Zac Goldsmith sells the Ecologist for £1

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Zac Goldsmith sells the Ecologist for £1

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Leading environment magazine known for its campaigns and hard-hitting investigations will merge with Resurgence After 42 years of lawsuits from GM companies, campaigns against nuclear power, and breastfeeding tips...

Honolulu City Council backs bill to ban plastic bags at store, restaurant checkouts

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Honolulu City Council backs bill to ban plastic bags at store, restaurant checkouts

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They drift about on trade winds, marring Hawaii’s landscapes and posing threats to marine life. Floating plastic bags can kill marine animals, such as green sea turtles (hono) that become entangled or ingest the ...

Global alliance aims to tackle forest crime

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Global alliance aims to tackle forest crime

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Interpol and the United Nations have joined forces to launch an initiative to tackle global forest crime. Project Leaf will target criminals involved in illegal logging and timber trafficking. The scheme will also...

Crime rate falls to lowest level since 1973

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Crime rate falls to lowest level since 1973

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Canada's crime rate is the lowest in nearly 40 years, according to Statistics Canada, as the volume of crime dropped five per cent in 2010 from the year before. "The national crime rate has been falling steadily ...