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  • Air Pollution Caused 4.2 Million Early Deaths Worldwide - New Study
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    Air Pollution Caused 4.2 Million Early Deaths Worldwide – New Study

    The US-based Health Effects Institute (HEI) revealed that air pollution has resulted in 4.2 million early deaths worldwide in 2015. The new study, titled “State of Global Air 2017” reveals the alarming effect air pollution is having on humanity. According to researchers, air pollution is the fifth highest cause of death. “We are seeing increasing […] More

  • Global Civil Unrest Could go Viral Warns Top Insurer
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    Global Civil Unrest and Political Violence Could go Viral Warns Insurer

    Lloyds recently commissioned a report to analyze the factors that could prompt civil unrest around the world to spread. The resulting report entitled Political violence contagion: A framework for understanding the emergence and spread of civil unrest, looked at the contagion effect of events such as the Arab Spring. The report states, “Instances of political […] More

  • New Report Reveals Catastrophic Threats That Could Wipe Out Humanity
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    Experts Reveal Catastrophic Threats That Could Wipe Out Humanity

    We live in volatile times and it is not about doom-and-gloom talk. A new report entitled “Global Catastrophic Risks 2016” issued by researchers at Oxford University, warns that there is a dramatic increase in the likelihood of apocalyptic events, which in the worst case, could eliminate 10 per cent or more of the human population […] More