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Frozen Heat Features USGS Science   
March 17, 2015
- U.S. Geological Survey - The Gas Hydrates Project at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) contributed to a four-year international effort by the îUnited Nationsî îEnvironmental Programmeî (UNEP) to formulate...
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GRI and Fundación Once to Develop Disability Reporting Resource Guide   
March 17, 2015
- Just Means Business Better - December 3 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. According to the United Nations, the observance of the day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize...
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Mid-East Minorities Call On UN Security Council To Establish "Interim Protected Areas"   
March 17, 2015
- The Street - WASHINGTON, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federation of Western- and Middle East- based NGOs representing Yazidi and Christian communities in the region met with the representatives of four of the...
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India asks UNSC to deal with Afghan terror threat urgently   
March 17, 2015
- Post - îUnited Nationsî: Asserting that terror groups like Pakistan-based LeT cannot remain active in Afghanistan without "systematic state support" from "beyond" its borders, India has asked the UN Security Council...
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Sendai: Early warning saves lives, but communities need targeted, useful information   
March 17, 2015
- UN News Centre - 16 March 2015 â When disaster strikes, the surest way to save more lives is to get targeted, practical information quickly out to communities, îUnited Nationsî experts told delegations gathered...
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UN, Russia concerned that Islamic State has foothold in Afghanistan   
March 17, 2015
- Stars and Stripes - îUNITED NATIONSî â The top U.N. envoy in Afghanistan said Monday that recent reports indicate the Islamic State extremist group has established a foothold in Afghanistan, a view echoed by...
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Islamic State's growing foothold in Afghanistan' UN and Russia worried over report   
March 17, 2015
- Firstpost - îUnited Nationsî: The top UN envoy in Afghanistan on Monday said that recent reports indicate the Islamic State extremist group has established a foothold in Afghanistan, a view echoed by Russia which...
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Bin fahad opens Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Abu Dhabi   
March 16, 2015
- wam.ae - Speaking about climate change and food production process, Ren Wang, Assistant Director General, îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî, said: "According to FAOâs projections, food...
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Climate Politics: Does the IPCC Have a Future'   
March 16, 2015
- theguardian.com - That is why I am standing for election as the next IPCC Chair and I explain my reasons below. The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) is the main organization informing policy-makers...
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A Win By the 'Israeli Jeb Bush' Sure to Delight Obama   
March 16, 2015
- News Max - Much like Jeb Bush, "Bougie" Herzog has been preceded by several family members in high positions, his father Chaim Herzog was president of Israel from 1983-93 and his uncle was Abba Eban, who was Israel's...
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