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Alzheimer’s Action Plans Not Strong Enough In U.S.

Alzheimer’s Action Plans Not Strong Enough In Most Nations

Alzheimer’s Association Offers Recommendations For Better Plan

The U.S. Government has initiated a major effort to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. However, a workgroup of nearly 40 Alzheimer’s researchers and scientists says the research milestones in the U.S. Government’s National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Diseasemust be broadened in scope, increased in scale, and…

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Netflix, DiCaprio Releasing Documentary About Endangered Mountain Gorillas
Mountain Gorillas Hanging On By A Thread

Virunga documents the story of the real life struggles that take place in Virunga National Park located in the Congo and one of the last few safe havens of the endangered mountain gorilla species. DiCaprio is an outspoken environmentalist and is the executive producer of the movie.

mountain gorilla Virunga

There are only about 800-900 mountain gorillas remaining in the wild. They…

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Biodiversity Offsets Driving Endangered Species Into Extinction

Editor’s Note: It’s insane that the world bought off on the concept of biodiversity offsets in the first place. Replacing rare tiger habitat on Sumatra with a tree plantation in Haiti is ludicrous. It shows to what extent private interest will go to perpetuate fraud and crimes against nature. Let’s hope that the EU and corporations themselves will do the right thing on deforestation and…

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UPS Foundation Awards $2.5 Million To Support Global Reforestry
Global Forestry Initiative Celebrates Fourth Year

The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS®, awarded nearly $2.5 million to nonprofit organizations with an emphasis on environmental sustainability. The UPS Foundation’s largest environmental grant recipient is The Nature Conservancy, a leading conservation organization that works globally to protect ecologically important lands and bodies…

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Ann Romney Launches Center To Study Neurological Diseases
Center Will Focus On Cures, Treatments For Brain Disease

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times

Today at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, the Romneys are launching the Ann Romney Center for Neurological Diseases, a research facility that will focus on finding cures and new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Lou Gehrig’s disease (known as ALS), Parkinson’s diseaseand brain…

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Ebola Pandemic Demands Aggressive Response Now
Mismanaged Pathways Spreading Ebola Virus

World leaders and health officials are losing more credibility by the hour on the Ebola virus outbreak. The global response to the outbreak has been underwhelming and questionable. Instead of managing pathways, they are creating new ones every day.

Most of the attention surrounding Ebola has centered on its spread in West Africa, and now in the U.S. At…

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Ebola Outbreak Demands Aggressive Response On Sewage
Criminal Liability Possible Over Negligence?

World leaders and health officials are losing more credibility by the hour on Ebola. The global response to the outbreak has been underwhelming and questionable. Instead of managing pathways, they are creating new ones every day. Such acts demonstrate incompetence, negligence and a reckless disregard for the public health.

Most of the attention…

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Ebola Pandemic Demands Smarter Response

Ebola Pandemic Demands More Comprehensive Response

Environmental Pathways Created By Mismanagement

World leaders and health officials are losing more credibility by the hour on the Ebola outbreak. The global response to the outbreak has been underwhelming and questionable. Instead of managing pathways, they are creating new ones every day. Such acts demonstrate incompetence, negligence and a reckless disregard for the public health.

Most of the…

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Climate Change Not Just About Fossil Fuels
World Biodiversity Plan Making Slow Progress

Sustainable development, and increasingly the stabilization of climate, depend more on biodiversity than we realized even a decade ago. Extinction, deforestation, overfishing, and pollution all restrict human abilities to nourish the planet.

At a meeting in Aichi, Japan, representatives of 194 nations formalized these global priorities. A report called

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Climate Change Not Just About Fossil Fuels
Report Emphasizes Need To Defend Ecosystems, Not Just Atmosphere

I don’t see any silver bullets on climate change, so we obviously need to pursue several strategies. CO2 redux is critical right now. If we can’t cut emissions, carbon sinks are a critical part of that equation. That means that we must STOP deforestation now and maximize reforestation–especially in critical regions of the world. We…

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