Most people mention family, occupation and material well-being when describing what makes their lives meaningful. But, the youngest and oldest adults vary.
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Climate change is felt most deeply through water, with higher temperatures leading to droughts, floods, and rainfall variability, impacting low-income countries.
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The world population is expected to cross the 8 billion mark at the end of 2022 or within the first months of 2023.
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A new study shows that outdoor workers in the world's lower-latitude tropical forests may face health risks relating to deforestation and climate change.
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The World Health Organization has identified a new COVID-19 'variant of concern' called Omicron - scientists are racing to learn what level of threat it poses.
Scientists from the Network for Genomics Surveillance in South Africa named the B.1.1.529 variant Omicron, classified as a variant of concern by the WHO.
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Phone surveys implemented in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have highlighted the adverse social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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As people live longer the risk of cancer (and lung cancer) increases, with over 70% of cases occurring in people over 50.