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Close to One Million Water Filters Delivered to Rural Kenyans in Lifestraw Carbon For Water Program

Nearly 900,000 LifeStraw® Family water filters will be installed in almost all households in the Western Province of Kenya thanks to a program which began on 26 April 2011.

The Commercialization of Camels in Mid-altitude Ethiopia and Beyond

A recently published report, Shifting Sands: The Commercialization of Camels in Mid-altitude Ethiopia and Beyond, describes a relatively new trend in pastoralist livestock marketing that is a dynamic response to increasing demand for camels in mid-altitude areas of Ethiopia and in neighboring Sudan.

World’s Least Developed Countries Set to Jump Start Transition to a Green Economy

With their low-carbon profile, rich natural assets and promising policy initiatives, the world’s 48 least developed countries are well-positioned to jump start the transition to a green economy, according to a new UN report released today at the start of the Fourth UN Conference on Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV).

Renewable Energy Potential Outlined in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report

Close to 80 percent of the world‘s energy supply could be met by renewables by mid-century if backed by the right enabling public policies a new report shows.

Study Concludes Global Warming Will Not Significantly Affect Wind Energy Production

Rising global temperatures will not significantly affect wind energy production in the United States concludes a new study.

Endangered Monkey Survives in Tiny Private Paradise in Peru

A conservation area covering a mere 23.5 hectares has become a refuge for a unique and endangered animal species in the northeastern Peruvian region of San Martín: the Andean titi monkey.

Innovative Financing Mechanism To Give Malaria-Endemic Countries Increased Access to Affordable ACTs is now in Place

A new method of treating malaria offers hope for fighting this notoriously difficult parasite. Figuring out how best to implement the programme presents many challenges.

Study of Deer Mice on California's Channel Islands Provides New Information on Hantavirus

Precipitation and predators key in ecological regulation of infectious disease: Researchers show that just three ecological factors--rainfall, predator diversity and island size and shape--can account for nearly all the differences in infection rates between the eight Channel Islands off the southern coast of California.

Thousands of Hectares of Tropical Forest are Saved

Thousands of hectares of tropical dry forests in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais are now safe from logging, thanks to scientists affiliated with a project called Tropi-Dry.

Online REACH search tool “The Navigator” translated into 20 EU languages

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)  now provides the online search tool, "Navigator," in 20 official EU languages.

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