Tag: "inequality" at biology news
Desertification: UN experts prescribe global policy overhaul to avoid looming mass migrations
...f globalization, while striving to reduce economic inequality
and eliminate poverty are contributing to worsening desertification. Perverse agricultural subsidies are one such example, says Prof. van Ginkel. One-third of all people on Earth about 2 billion in number are potential victims of desertificatio...
Biodiversity loss linked to economic inequality worldwide
...as uncovered a connection between growing economic inequality
and an increase in the number of plant and animal ...on and his colleagues related indicators of income inequality
and biodiversity loss on two different scales: among 45 countries worldwide and among 45 states with...
Three million babies born using assisted reproductive technologies
... Latin America at less than 0.1%. "There is a real inequality
between the different countries, and this is due to money," said Dr de Mouzon. "Some countries provide free cycles of IVF, while in others, couples cannot have ART unless they can pay for it, for example through medical insurance." Professor Anders ...
New egg freezing technique offers hope to hundreds of women
...ezing human eggs will help to even out the current inequality
between men and women whereby, until now, men have been able to use their previously frozen sperm for IVF treatment but women have not been able to do the same with their eggs. The research, presented today (Monday 19 June) at the 22nd annual meeting...
World faces challenge as life expectancies lengthen, scientist says
...are ourselves. We need to confront the prospect of inequality
head-on, instead of waiting 10 years and then saying, 'What a surprise!'"...
ECCO 13 - One voice, one vision needed to overcome cancer in Europe
...d healthcare professionals are demanding that this inequality
is no longer left unaddressed and action is taken ...d opinions concerning where they think the current inequality
in cancer care originates and both have key concerns that they wish the local and national authoriti...
Europe faces brain drain and declining patient care unless cancer research funding is doubled
...es both with a lack of central EU funding and with inequality
between Member States, with many failing to support cancer researchers adequately in their own countries. "In the short term, Europe needs to double the amount it spends on cancer research." Funded by the European Commission, the Survey shows that t...
Linking empires, economics, evolution
...and decline, competition and cooperation, economic inequality
and the disproportionate influence of the rich and powerful," he writes in the preface to the book. Human society is still following rules established billions of years ago, and nothing suggests that we can change that direction, Vermeij said. B...