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Pacific Islands Forum Delegates Appeal for Changes to Climate Policies, Better Marine Life Protection

The sun is seen behind smoke billowing from a chimney of a heating plant in Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this December 9, 2013 file photo.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Millions (A Blog about Books)

Should We Talk About The Weather? Frankenstein, Fear, and the "Year Without Summer"

In winter of 1814, British sailors recorded seeing "clouds of ashes" at the peak of Mount Tambora, a volcanic mountain in the East Indies.

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Leinster Express

780k restoration job for workhouse museum

The Design Team and Contractors ,pictured with Minister Charlie Flanagan , T.D.Clr, John Joe Fennelly , Anna Marie Delaney Catherine Casey and Trevor Stanley at the Official Opening of the Dining Hall at Donaghmore Workhouse & Agriculture Museum , on Friday last .

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Famine Looming

The UN is warning of a famine in war-torn South Sudan where more than a million people have been displaced.

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Nationalist

Holocaust survivor at Ballingarry Famine Warhouse

Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental said he had first hand experience of hunger and starvation when he addressed the Famine 1848 walk in Ballingarry on Saturday.

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Science Daily

Famine in the Horn of Africa (1984) was caused by El Nino and currents in the Indian Ocean

Oceanic patterns are important drivers of climatic variability. There is a clear link between periods of drought in the North Ethiopian Highlands and oceanic phases of El Nino, the Indian Ocean Dipole and the Southwestern Monsoons.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Somalia food shortages worsened by NGO policy and anti-terrorism laws

As the UN warns of an impending famine in Somalia, it is important to look at the track record of aid organisations in responding to emergencies in the country.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Campus Bread

Hunger in the News: UN Warns of Hunger Catastrophe, Child Poverty...

Hunger in the News: UN Warns of Hunger Catastrophe, Child Poverty Rates on Rise, the Social Crisis of Mass Incarceration "UN warns of 'hunger catastrophe' for South Sudanese children," UN News Centre.

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ThinkProgress

As The Planet Warms, Scientists Say More People Will Go Without Food And Water

A farmer walks past his dried-up wheat cropland at Liuhe village in Tongzhou district in Beijing, China on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009.

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The Washington Post

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.

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ABC News

Famine Watch: South Sudan Teams Study Hunger Data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential... A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Climate change and air pollution will lead to famine by 2050, study claims

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Obama 'checks out' of his job years early: The President has played 81 rounds of golf since re-election and has been house-hunting in California rather than ... (more)

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Minot Daily News

In reality, is Putin actually worse than Stalin?

After the "kulaks," the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced collectivization of Soviet agriculture, a genocidal famine was imposed on Ukraine through seizure of her food production.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Computer models: Even a small nuclear war would cause global famine and wipe out billions of people

While millions of people around the world have an innate fear of nuclear weapons and think that every country that has them should dismantle them, many foreign policy experts who have adopted a "realist" worldview maintain that those mighty weapons of mass destruction have actually kept the world safer since they were developed at the close of ... (more)

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AlertNet

U.N. warns of alarming malnutrition rates in Somali capital

An internally displaced Somali woman sits outside her makeshift shelter near the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu July 9, 2014.

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The Ecologist

Obama food aid ravages Third World farmers

The US taxpayers who finance foreign food aid surely believe they are feeding starving people, writes James Bovard.

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Hispanic Business

Energising Development Kenya Country Programme

Studies on biomass energy have shown that demand is increasing at a rate of 2.7% a year, while the supply is growing at only 0.6% .This imbalance is leading to land degradation and deforestation, which in turn increases the incidence of droughts and famine.

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Walta Information Centre

South Sudan's food insecurity situation "worst in ...

Addis Ababa, 27 July 26, 2014 - Members of the United Nations Security Council have described the current food insecurity situation in South Sudan as the "worst in the world".

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Al Jazeera

UN sounds urgent famine warning for S Sudan

World urged not to stand by as aid chiefs say 50,000 children could die from malnutrition in world's worst food crisis.

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