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1 in 3 Filipino kids still malnourished, stunted

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SATIATING HUNGER. Children wait their turn at a feeding program for informal settlers in Quezon City. File photo by Rolex dela Peña/ EPA

The study also notes that 20% of kids under 5 years old die due to poor health services

MANILA, Philippines (July 28, 2016) — Poor nutrition remains a major problem in the Philippines with 3.4 million children found to be stunted and over 300,000 underweight – all under 5 years old.  Continue reading 1 in 3 Filipino kids still malnourished, stunted

Activists launch fresh court challenge over Carmichael coalmine

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A diver checks the bleached coral on the Great Barrier Reef. It could worsen if Australian coal production is allowed to increase, activists argue. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

Australian Conservation Foundation argues emissions from coal mined from Adani’s project will put the Great Barrier Reef at risk by exacerbating climate change

May 3, 2016 — A landmark case pitting the Great Barrier Reef against Adani’s proposed Carmichael coalmine begins in the federal court on Tuesday. Continue reading Activists launch fresh court challenge over Carmichael coalmine

Greenhouse gas emissions from Australia’s biggest polluters on the rise

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Eight of the top 10 largest polluters increased their greenhouse gas emissions during the past financial year. Photo: Fairfax Media

March 4, 2016 — Greenhouse gas emissions from Australia’s biggest companies are on the rise.

Eight of the top 10 largest polluters increased their greenhouse gas emissions during the past financial year, according to a new analysis.

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