Makeup & Skincare

UN OCEAN CONFERENCE IS A KEY STEP TO RESTORING OCEAN HEALTH

03 JULY 2022 With every breath we take, we are connected to the ocean. The planet-defining blue covers more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, providing half of its oxygen, stabilising our global climate and weather system, and providing food and livelihoods for billions of people. A healthy ocean is …

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HEALTHY PLANET NEEDS “OCEAN ACTION” FROM ASIAN AND PACIFIC NATIONS

02 JULY 2022  As the Second Global Ocean Conference opens in Lisbon, governments in Asia and the Pacific must seize the opportunity to enhance cooperation and solidarity to address a host of challenges that endanger what is a lifeline for millions of people in the region. If done Right Ocean action will …

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ON DAY OF THE SEAFARER, UAE LAUNCHES NEW WELFARE INITIATIVE

29 JUN 2022  On June 25, the shipping industry observes the Day of the Seafarer. It could not come at a better time, as seafarers continue to face systemic welfare challenges. The war in Ukraine and the ongoing pandemic have made conditions even more difficult for many. While the Day …

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HUNDREDS INJURED, 12 KILLED WHEN CHLORINE TANK IS DROPPED IN AQABA

28 JUN 2022  A toxic cloud of chlorine gas was released in a loading accident Monday afternoon in the Jordanian port of Aqaba on the Red Sea. State media is reporting that 12 people died and at least 260 others were injured when the gas cylinder ruptured releasing the toxic …

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RESEARCHERS ARE FIGURING OUT WHY SOME PEOPLE CAN ‘HEAR’ VOICES OF THE DEAD

01 JULY 2022 Scientists have identified the traits that may make a person more likely to claim they hear the voices of the dead. According to research published in 2021, a predisposition to high levels of absorption in tasks, unusual auditory experiences in childhood, and a high susceptibility to auditory …

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AIR POLLUTION CUTTING COULD HELP US FEED THE WORLD MORE EASILY. HERE’S HOW

19   JUN 2022 Planting more crops isn’t the only way to feed a growing population. Cutting air pollution could go a long way towards increasing crop production while saving precious land and money, according to new research. If the world cuts the emissions of just one type of air pollutant …

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SCIENTIST EXPLAINS WHY BEING COLD MAKES YOU NEED TO PEE MORE

12 JUN 2022 You’re taking a stroll through the park on a cold winter’s morning, when it hits you – the need to find a bathroom, and quick! This didn’t used to happen in summer. Is there something about winter that makes us need to pee more? We study the …

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‘MASKED’ CANCER DRUG KILLS TUMORS WHILE SPARING HEALTHY TISSUE, EARLY RESULTS SHOW

11 JUN 2022 Many cancer treatments are notoriously savage on the body. Drugs often attack both healthy cells and tumor cells, causing a plethora of side effects. Immunotherapies that help the immune system recognize and attack cancer cells are no different. Though they have prolonged the lives of countless patients, they work in only …

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OVER 70% OF US DOCTORS COULD STILL OPT FOR UNNECESSARY ANTIBIOTICS, NEW STUDY REVEALS

10 JUN 2022 For many years now, health authorities around the world have been trying to reduce the overuse of antibiotics in cases where they’re not strictly needed, but a new study shows the message still isn’t getting through – even within the medical community. The problem is a serious …

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BEST WAYS TO GET PEOPLE TO COOPERATE WITH YOU

09 JUN 2022 Collective action is often the key to creating dramatic social or environmental changes, be it reducing pollution and waste, diminishing overfishing by sourcing alternatives, or getting more scientists to openly share their data with others. Collective action, however, can involve social dilemmas. That’s because the choice to act altruistically might come …

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