News tagged with millennium development goals

Mobile software to improve health care accessibility

According to the United Nations Foundation, there are about 5 billion mobile-device subscribers worldwide. Two-thirds of those are in low- and middle-income countries, many of whose citizens lack easy access to health care ...

dateSep 27, 2010 in Health
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Saving rainforests may help reduce poverty

A new study shows that saving rainforests and protecting land in national parks and reserves reduced poverty in two developing countries, according to research by a Georgia State University professor.

dateMay 25, 2010 in Environment
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Biodiversity loss weakens global development

Biodiversity loss is undermining global development, leading scientists warn. The paper brings together a broad group of scientists and policy makers, including Natural History Museum plant expert Dr Sandra Knapp.

dateSep 30, 2009 in Ecology
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