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Did climate change lead to the conflict in Syria?

An academic paper points to a connection between climate change and the Syrian conflict and identifies migrants as a key factor in the violence.
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Pan-African fish trade project launched

A pan-African project has been launched to strengthen the continent’s potential for increased trade in fish.
from World Fish on Mar 5, 2015.

Coalition launches dolphinarium-free Europe call

An initiative has been launched to raise awareness about the exploitation of hundreds of captive whales and dolphins in Europe’s 33 captive facilities..
from Born Free Foundation on Mar 5, 2015.

More than 12,000 children orphaned by ebola in Sierra Leone

Over 12,000 Sierra Leonean children - average age nine - have been orphaned by ebola, says new research.
from War Child on Mar 4, 2015.

UN approves system to impose sanctions in South Sudan

The UN Security Council has agreed to set up a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan..
from UN on Mar 4, 2015.
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China’s scientists must engage the public on GM

China’s shifting stance on genetic modification for crops needs the support of researchers to persuade a sceptical public, says Qiang Wang.
from Nature on Mar 5, 2015.

US raises environmental concerns over Pakistan dam loan

The US has voted against the International Finance Corporation’s investment in the Gulpur hydropower project on Pakistan’s Poonch river.
from International Rivers on Mar 4, 2015.
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Olosho: the Maasai fight for land

"Many have spoken for us - now we speak for ourselves" - Maasai tell the world about landgrabs in Tanzania to make way for luxury hunting and tourism companies.
from InsightShare on Mar 2, 2015.
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