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Lab-grown 'mini eyes' shed light on blindness in rare genetic disease

UCLA Health Topical Advice: Mating Patterns vs. Genetics. Do housing interventions improve health? Air pollution and neurodegenerative diseases.

UCLA Health Tip Sheet November 28, 2022 Newswise – Below is a brief roundup of news and story ideas from the experts at UCLA Health. For more information on these stories or for help with other stories, please contact us at [email protected]. When patients with congenital heart disease get cancer: A new study of cancer …

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Great Barrier Reef should be placed on 'endangered' list, says UN-backed report |  CNN

Great Barrier Reef should be placed on ‘endangered’ list, says UN-backed report | CNN

CNN — The Great Barrier Reef should be added to the list of “endangered” World Heritage sites, a team of scientists have concluded after conducting a mission to the world’s largest coral reef system. In a new UN-backed report released on Monday, scientists said the reef faces major threats due to the climate crisis and …

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Water chiefs accuse UK government of failing to stop sewage pollution

Water company bosses have blamed the UK government’s inaction for the lack of progress in stopping sewage pollution, according to newly revealed letters. According to Environment Agency data, sewage was dumped into UK seas and rivers more than 770,000 times during 2020 and 2021, equivalent to almost 6 million people. ‘hours. During his short stint …

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Ohio must put Lake Erie on 'pollution diet' under terms of settlement

Ohio must put Lake Erie on ‘pollution diet’ under terms of settlement

TOLEDO, OH — The State of Ohio must put in place a mandatory cap on algae-fed nutrient pollution entering Lake Erie under a proposed court settlement. Public comment is being taken through Dec. 12 on a federal consent decree that would require Ohio to create a new plan to curb nutrient runoff from farms and …

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Brussels pinches its nose on the problem of wastewater pollution

Brussels pinches its nose on the problem of wastewater pollution

Press play to listen to this article Expressed by artificial intelligence. This article is part of POLITICO’s Global Policy Lab: Living Cities, a collaborative journalism project exploring the future of cities. Chapter 3 of the project is presented by Holcim. Hold your pee when it rains – Brussels can’t cope with extra sewage flows during …

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Federal government culls pigs in Congaree National Park to stop pollution and damage to natural resources

Federal government culls pigs in Congaree National Park to stop pollution and damage to natural resources

Federal snipers recently ventured deep into Congaree National Park, seeking to kill a voracious type of animal that threatens the preserve’s fragile forested floodplain southeast of Columbia. Feral pigs traverse South Carolina – and their destructive ways have not spared Congaree National Park, a 27,000-acre swamp forest that is the cornerstone of South Carolina’s nature …

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How to pay for climate justice when polluters have all the money

How to pay for climate justice when polluters have all the money

The just-concluded climate summit in Egypt hit head-on with one of the world’s biggest structural problems: most of the money is in the North, but most of the needs are found in the South. Nearly three hundred years of burning fossil fuels have produced much of this Northern wealth, and now the resulting greenhouse gases …

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Maldives Minister: Negotiators Reach Agreement on Climate Fund

Maldives Minister: Negotiators Reach Agreement on Climate Fund

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Negotiators say they have reached a potentially game-changing deal on the thorniest issue of the United Nations climate talks, the creation of a fund to compensate poor countries hit by extreme weather exacerbated by carbon pollution from rich countries. “There is a loss and damage agreement,” is what the negotiators …

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Scientists try to strengthen the Great Barrier Reef in a warmer world

Scientists try to strengthen the Great Barrier Reef in a warmer world

By SAM McNEIL November 18, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/science-technology-corals-coral-reefs-pollution-2e02cb122441b466affd1a03957cd463 KONOMIE ISLAND, Australia (AP) — Beneath the turquoise waters off the Australian coast lies one of the natural wonders of the world, an underwater rainbow jungle teeming with life that scientists say shows some of the clearest signs of climate change to date. The Great Barrier Reef, …

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