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Climate Change This Week: More Hunger Games, Banks Bail on Coal, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.20.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Stop Cutting Down My Home!!! When forests disappear, so do beautiful unique wildlif...

This Newspaper Repels Mosquitoes, Makes Us Want To Give Print Another Chance

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.01.2014 | Impact

You may have heard that print is dead, but one South Asian newspaper is showing how it can make a newspaper thrive -- and save lives at the same time....

Lynne Peeples

Dengue Fever: Another Formidable World Cup Opponent | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

The United States and 31 other counties on Friday learn their opponents for the opening rounds of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil next June and July...

Nicaragua Takes Action Against Dengue

AP | Posted 11.01.2013 | Latino Voices

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Hundreds of health workers spread across Nicaragua's capital this week to fumigate every home agains...

Mosquitoes In CA Could Be Carrying This Dangerous Disease

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2013 | Los Angeles

(Recasts with more on insect's feeding habits; how it arrived in California still unknown) By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES,...

Dengue Emergency In Honduras

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | Latino Voices

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- Honduras' government has declared a state of emergency due to a dengue fever outbreak that has killed 16 people and sickened ...

Four Preventable Diseases G8 Leaders Should Keep In Mind

Dr. Ciro de Quadros | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
Dr. Ciro de Quadros

The 2012 G8 summit offers an important moment for global leaders to signal to the rest of the world that immunization and vaccine development programs are a top priority. They should not let this opportunity pass them by.

Coal Smoke and Planetary Fever: As the Climate Changes, a Deadly Disease Is on the Rise

Daphne Wysham | Posted 04.24.2012 | Green
Daphne Wysham

I recently returned to my childhood home in India for a final walk down memory lane. But in ways unexpected, it brought home to me how our planetary fever is inflicting a deadly fever on those least to blame for it.

Dengue in Iquitos Peru

Peter Gorman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Gorman

I've just gotten back from two months working in Iquitos, Peru and the surrounding jungle. There is an epidemic of dengue fever raging in the area

6,000 Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Released Into The Forest To Fight Dengue Fever

AP | JULIA ZAPPEI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia released about 6,000 genetically modified mosquitoes into a forest in the first experiment of its kind in Asia...

Don't Let Dengue Fever Take a Bite Out of Your Key West Vacation

Amber DeGrace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Amber DeGrace

Be wary of the mosquitoes but don't let them scare you off because you'll be missing out on a bounty full of beauty and many friendly island characters.

Dengue Fever Epidemic Hits South Americans | By JOHN ENDERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia -- While the world continues to be on alert for a potential swine flu pandemic, South Americans have been suffering for months fro...

Dengue Fever Spreading, Worsening In Latin America

Inter Press Service | Marcela Valente | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Apr 21 (Tierramérica) - The population's susceptibility to suffering more severe forms of dengue is worrying health experts, as the e...