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2008-07-30 21:00:19

Most U.S. health department directors believe their cities or counties will have serious public health problems because of climate change, researchers said.

2008-07-30 09:01:27

Most U.S. health officials see climate change as looming health threat: survey WASHINGTON, July 29 (Xinhua) -- A majority of U.S.

2008-07-18 00:05:00

The US Environmental Protection Agency released a report Thursday that found global warming to be a substantial risk to human health and the American way of life.

2008-07-17 21:00:34

Challenges and possible effects of climate change on people and communities were addressed in a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report issued Thursday.

2008-07-17 21:00:23

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Dr. John Balbus, +1-301-908-8186, jbalbus@edf.org, or Sean Crowley, +1-202-550-6524, scrowley@edf.org, both of Environmental Defense Fund WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report released today by the U.S.

2008-07-17 12:00:40

Wildfires, which have ravaged the Western United States to a record degree in recent years, are likely to become even more severe, frequent and widespread due to climate change, leading to an expected increase in respiratory illness from smoke inhalation, increased property damage, and significant disruption to communities throughout the West and South, warns a new government report issued today.

2008-07-02 06:00:14

By Currie, Donya Health departments, schools, communities hold events Health advocates nationwide submitted details of their events to The Nation's Health in April, an alphabetical summary of which follows.

2008-07-01 06:00:26

By Marsh, Simon Watt, Olly While protecting wildlife habitats is a key part of planners' approach to climate change adaptation creating new ones also has a vital role to play, report Simon Marsh and Olly Watt What links the golden toad of Costa Rica with your local development plan? The answer is that if planners do not take measures to allow wildlife to adapt to climate change, some species may be heading the same way as the golden toad already extinct because of climate change.

2008-06-20 18:00:08

A key government report issued today concludes that climate change is having a significant and irreversible impact on sensitive ecosystems and resources and urges the immediate implementation of ecosystem adaptation strategies on federally protected and managed lands and waters.

2008-06-06 11:15:00

The international science community must devote more resources to research into the effects climate change is having on ocean environments, according to a paper published today in the journal Science by researchers at CSIRO’s Climate Adaptation National Research Flagship.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.