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World News Day: How newsrooms made an impact in society

Thirty-eight newsrooms. Forty-seven stories. Making an impact that has been felt far and wide. Editors and journalists in newsrooms around the world have come together to showcase some of the work they do and the effort that goes into producing stories that make a difference to the lives of people in their communities, according to The Straits Times. Read More »

Reasons, impact of Gestational diabetes on newborn

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance of various degrees that is first detected during pregnancy.It means you have high blood sugar levels, but those levels were normal before you were pregnant. Approximately 7 per cent of all pregnancies are complicated by GDM, resulting in more than 200,000 cases annually. Generally in this stage, during pregnancy, the placenta ... Read More »

What’s wrong with environmental impact assessments?

by Maxwell Gomera Cambridge – Walhi, Indonesia’s largest environmental organization, recently took the government to court for issuing construction permits to a Chinese company based on what they allege was a “deeply flawed” environmental impact assessment. In fact, Wahli contends, the $1.5 billion Batang Toru dam project will have severe ecological consequences, including the likely extinction of the world’s rarest ... Read More »