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PH has ‘fastest growing’ HIV epidemic in Asia Pacific – DOH

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PREVENTING HIV. DOH officials led by Secretary Paulyn Ubial (2nd from right) hold a press conference on HIV cases in the country on August 1, 2017. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

85% of the new HIV infections among Filipinos are hitting 15 to 24-year-old males having sex with males

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 1, 2017) — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Tuesday, August 1, that the Philippines now has the “fastest growing” HIV epidemic in Asia Pacific. Continue reading PH has ‘fastest growing’ HIV epidemic in Asia Pacific – DOH

New ‘disturbance map’ shows damaging effects of forest loss in Brazilian Amazon

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Recently burned forest in Pará state. Forest degradation is the thinning of tree density and the culling of biodiversity below an apparently protected canopy. Photograph: Flavio Forner/Xibé/InfoAmazonia

Silent Forest Project map reveals urgent need for conservation protections — ‘It is terrifying to see the Amazon degraded to this extent,’ scientist says

June 20, 2017 — As Brazil’s government steps back from Amazon conservation, the urgent need for stronger protection has been made more apparent by a new data map that highlights the knock- Continue reading New ‘disturbance map’ shows damaging effects of forest loss in Brazilian Amazon

Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2016

2016's top 10 climate papers for news and social media attention
2016’s top 10 climate papers for news and social media attention. CARBON BRIEF

Every year, thousands of scientific journal papers are published by researchers across the world, but only a tiny proportion make it into the pages of the newspapers

January 14, 2017 — Using Altmetric, we’ve compiled a list of the 25 most talked-about climate papers of 2016. You can see the Top 10 in our infographic above. Continue reading Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2016