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Scientists use new techniques to narrow down impact of global warming on specific regions

...o predict the occurrence of floods, heat waves and drought on even smaller regions across the UK and Europe. ...dent in the projected increased risks of flooding, drought and heatwaves to believe that the need for action on climate change is more urgent than ever before,...

Science and the end of poverty

...easures of elevation, slope, surface water runoff, drought frequency, length of growing season, distance to c...patial distribution of poverty and soil fertility, drought frequency, malaria exposure, and distance to coasts. Some effects vary by region; for example elevat...

Increased collaboration and awareness critical to managing climate variability and saving lives

...t waves in the United States and Europe as well as drought in Africa and severe monsoons in Asia, the need to better manage climate variability is becoming increasingly urgent. The UN World Meteorological Organization, together with the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the International Research Institut...

Global warming and your health

...dy major health problems worldwide. In most years, drought and famine cause more than half of all deaths from natural disasters. Already 1.8 million people, mostly children, die each year from diarrheal diseases caused by contaminated water. Climate change will just make this worse, Parker says. Another ab...

Livestock interventions can protect lives, livelihoods

...ources of food, income and social support. However drought is common in sub-Saharan Africa, making these comm... and sustain pastoralist livelihoods. "Recurring drought contributes to the vulnerability of pastoralists in Ethiopia," says Andrew Catley, PhD, a research d...

Meningitis: effectiveness of preventive vaccination demonstrated

...in sub-Saharan Africa. They rage during periods of drought from January to April, in the area known as the Meningitis Belt (see Map) Two types of vaccine are currently on the market: the polysaccharide vaccine and the conjugated vaccine. The polysaccharide form, elaborated from a sugar present at the surface...

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