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Climate Change - Impact on antibiotic resistance

Thu, 24/11/2022 - 16:38
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#ClimateChange & the resulting chronic heat #stress in livestock suppresses their immune response & hampers the efficacy of vaccinations. This increased incidence of diseases can fuel an overuse of antibiotics & worsen antibiotic resistance. 

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Water - Luxury or Element of life?

Thu, 24/11/2022 - 15:58

Social contract theory suggests that people enter into an unwritten contract with the ruler (government) to be protected and served with the basic necessities of life in exchange for which the peoples acknowledge and recognize the legitimacy of the ruler’s sovereign authority. Be it a monarchy, democracy, or any other form of government, the most fundamental duty of the State is to fulfil its people’s basic needs  to lead a life with dignity and protect them against injustice.

COP27: Stand and Deliver

Sat, 19/11/2022 - 16:04
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As #COP27 is nearing completion, there seems to be a "breakdown in trust" between global north & south to deliver a deal that can save the world as negotiators remain divided on a number of significant issues. Antonio Guterres urges nations to "stand and deliver".

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Climate Change - Impact on mountain landscapes

Thu, 17/11/2022 - 13:01
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A paper published in PeerJ Publishing by Wits University finds that changing weather patterns cause mountain glaciers to melt threatening water supply, especially in dry continental areas of Asia, North America, South America & Europe. #ClimateChange #WaterCrisis #ActNow

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COP27 - Long-term commitments and action

Sun, 13/11/2022 - 11:56
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As #COP27 gets underway, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on all world leaders to prioritize support to the most vulnerable through bold long-term commitments & action. The world is heading towards a climate catastrophe, we can either "cooperate or perish".

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Climate Change - Impact on reproductive health

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 10:35
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A study by Pauline Mendola, Public Health and Health Professions & Sandie Ha, UC Merced finds that problems associated with #ClimateChange contribute to an increased risk of gestational complications, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, gestational diabetes & in some cases pregnancy loss & preterm birth.

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Climate Change - Expectations from COP27

Sun, 06/11/2022 - 14:50
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This #COP27, we expect from the global leaders, serious intent on #ClimateAction with the main focus being on immediate #EmissionsReduction targets, scaled-up #Mitigation & #Adaptation efforts, & the much-needed #ClimateFinance to the #GlobalSouth. #TogetherForImplementation 

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Climate Change - Impact on migratory birds

Thu, 03/11/2022 - 10:55
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As per World Migratory Bird Day, increasing temperatures, changing vegetation & extreme weather conditions due to #ClimateChange cause significant changes in birds’ essential habitats leading to the decline of bird populations & changes in migration patterns. #ActOnClimate 

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