Public Sector
Zika Virus Outbreak on Yap Island, Federated States of Micronesia   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine - In 2007, physicians on Yap Island reported an outbreak of illness characterized by rash, conjunctivitis, and arthralgia. Although serum from some patients had IgM antibody against dengue virus, the illness seemed clinically...
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UGA symposum explores the role of climate and ecology on infectious disease   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: UGA Today - The keynote speaker will be Dr. Ali Khan, acting deputy director for the National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. His professional career has focused on ...
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Lose the Weight, NOT the Potatoes   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Institute for Food Safety and Health
Source: PR Newswire - DENVER, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Research just released by the University of California, Davis and the National Center for Food Safety and Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology demonstrates that people can include potatoes...
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Quebec delegation to discuss Western Climate Initiative   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Western Climate Initiative (WCI) - USA
Source: VTDigger - Montpelier, Vermont. The House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife will hold a committee meeting on the Western Climate Initiative with the Quebec Delegation on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30...
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A game plan for climate change   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Southwest Climate Change Initiative (SCCI)
Source: Science Daily - Researchers have successfully piloted a process that enables natural resource managers to take action to conserve particular wildlife, plants and ecosystems as climate changes. Researchers have successfully piloted a process that...
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Trump administration’s action to end sex trafficking lacks credibility   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) – US Department of Labor
Source: The Washington Post - Yet, President Trump put Mr. Acosta in charge of the Cabinet department that includes the Bureau of International Labor Affairs, whose mission includes combating human trafficking. If the Trump administration wants any...
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The rising tide: A new look at water and gender   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Bank “Water”
Source: ReliefWeb - That’s why a new World Bank report “The Rising Tide: A New Look at Water and Gender” provides a fresh look at the relationship between water and gender. As Senior Director of the World Bank Water Global Practice...
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Green America and The Child Labor Coalition Warn of Curtis Ellis Heading DOL's Bureau of International Labor Affairs   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) – US Department of Labor
Source: PR Newswire - WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America and The Child Labor Coalition issued the following statement of concern regarding the consideration of Curtis Ellis for the position of Deputy Undersecretary in...
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NGOs Ask Donors to Drop World Bank Water Privatization   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Bank “Water”
Source: Environment News Service - On PPIAF’s agenda is a proposal to extend its remit further and give the agency a stronger role in World Bank water policies. Activists believe that donors should reject this extension and instead create a wholly new fund...
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Nova Scotia joins Western Climate Initiative for tech support for emissions plan   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Western Climate Initiative (WCI) - USA
Source: Global News - Steve Silva reports. Nova Scotia is yet to set targets for its new cap and trade regime to reduce greenhouse gases, but the province announced Monday that it has joined the Western Climate Initiative Inc. – a non-profit...
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