Norway and Liberia Form an Agreement to Stop Deforestation

Deforestation has become a major issue around the world as trees are being cut down faster than they can be replanted. This past summer, Canada became the world’s leader in deforestation. Canada’s native Boreal Forest is in severe danger, as are others worldwide, including the Amazon and Mangroves throughout Asia. Forests are extremely important because they help trap carbon dioxide and keep …

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Musicians and Motorbike Riders Take on Ebola Awareness

West Africa is currently facing the largest and most severe Ebola outbreak in human history. With no treatment or vaccine in immediate sight, innovation is integral to the fight to contain the spread of the virus. Learn how music artists and motorbike drivers are leading the charge.

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Human trials begin to test new drugs against Ebola virus

  In March of this year, the Ebola virus broke out in Guinea and quickly spread through four other West African countries: Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Senegal. The virus is spread through direct contact with bodily fluids, and in Africa can be contracted through consumption of bush-meats. Earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the virus, which …

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