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Millions of Chinese to benefit from Southampton University hearing test

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Millions of Chinese to benefit from Southampton University hearing test

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A new hearing screening test developed by the University of Southampton could help the estimated 100 million people suffering from hearing loss in China. The test was developed by the university's Institute of So...

Facebook Exec bankrolls Californians Against Sexual Exploitation Act

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Facebook Exec bankrolls Californians Against Sexual Exploitation Act

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This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Ryan Gabrielson Facebook’s former chief privacy officer is bankrolling an anti-human trafficking ballot measure that would dramatically expand how Calif...

Human Rights Council backs Internet freedom

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Human Rights Council backs Internet freedom

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Despite opposition from India, China and Russia, the UN Human Rights Council passed its first resolution on Internet freedom, to support individuals’ rights online. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised the mo...

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...

Chinese police rescue 3,600 crocodiles

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Chinese police rescue 3,600 crocodiles

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Three arrested after police tipped off about animals thought to have been bound for restaurants to become exotic dishes Chinese police have rescued 3,600 smuggled crocodiles they believe were en route to dining tab...

Resurgence magazine celebrates 45 years

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Resurgence magazine celebrates 45 years

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Positive News's Stephen Lewis speaks to Satish Kumar, the long-standing editor of the pioneering environmental magazine Resurgence, about the publication’s philosophy and achievements. Forty-five years ago, Brita...

Japan to set clean-energy subsidies matching panel’s proposals

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Japan to set clean-energy subsidies matching panel’s proposals

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Japan is set to announce incentives for renewable-energy generation on June 18 and will endorse the rates proposed by a government panel, an official said today. Trade Minister Yukio Edano will confirm the subsidiz...

Scotland says yes to more weddings

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Scotland says yes to more weddings

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THE number of people getting married in Scotland has reached its highest level in four years, figures show. The statistics from the Registrar General for Scotland revealed that 3,255 couples got hitched during the...

Millennium Development Goal met: 2 billion access water

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Millennium Development Goal met: 2 billion access water

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Some 89 percent of the global population is now using 'improved' water sources, that are protected from outside contamination. But the finding is controversial. Boston More than 2 billion people have gaine...

Toronto car-sharing market in over-drive

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Toronto car-sharing market in over-drive

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Alongside the forest of condos, the car-sharing market in Toronto is taking off. The largest and best known, Zipcar, is adding full sized cargo vans and a new monthly membership fee structure, the company announced...

Arkansas Teacher Helps Students Build Home Libraries

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Arkansas Teacher Helps Students Build Home Libraries

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When Justin Minkel, a teacher at Jones Elementary, a school in northwest Arkansas that serves a predominantly low-income Latino population, realized that his students didn"t have books at home, he decided to do someth...

Michigan Boy Glenn Dixon Fundraises For Domestic Abuse Charity So Women, Kids Don’t ‘Get Beat Up’

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Michigan Boy Glenn Dixon Fundraises For Domestic Abuse Charity So Women, Kids Don’t ‘Get Beat Up’

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One young Michigan boy's simple hobby has turned into a charity effort, fueled by his giving heart. Glenn Dixon, 7, cleans and paints faces on rocks that he collects, and then sells them for a dollar apiece to rai...

Scotland announces ‘climate justice’ fund for world’s poorest

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Scotland announces ‘climate justice’ fund for world’s poorest

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The scheme will focus on helping people in Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia cope with the effects of climate change The Scottish government has unveiled a £3m initiative to help people in the world's poorest cou...

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...

M&S becomes ‘carbon neutral’

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M&S becomes ‘carbon neutral’

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First major UK retailer to meet its sustainability targets says results show there is also a strong business case for going green M&S has become the first major UK retailer to become fully 'carbon neutral', th...

Amazon deforestation at record low, data shows

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Amazon deforestation at record low, data shows

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Rate of illegal logging has fallen, but critics claim Brazil has weakened protection measures by revising Forest Code Deforestation of the Amazon has fallen to its lowest levels since records began, according to da...

Green Party leader hopefuls launch bids

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Green Party leader hopefuls launch bids

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Wales party spokeswoman Pippa Bartolotti and North West MEP candidate Peter Cranie launch bids to replace Caroline Lucas The contest to replace Caroline Lucas MP as the next leader of the Green Party has stepped up...

Speak up for children at Rio+20 Earth summit

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Speak up for children at Rio+20 Earth summit

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Rachel Hall was part of a Unicef UK group that prepared a list of priorities that young people want to be taken up at the summit. She explains what they expect from world leaders Like many young people, I take th...

Can’t find work? Volunteer and you could get some unexpected bonuses

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Can’t find work? Volunteer and you could get some unexpected bonuses

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No housing costs, no utility bills, free training … volunteering can offer an attractive alternative route into the jobs market More and more people are applying for all-expenses paid full-time voluntary work as a...

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...