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Can Henna Bio Fences Save Indian Farmers?

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Indian farmers are facing severe crop losses due to a variety of reasons: wild boar and wild animal attacks, frequent natural calamities, the effects of global warming, and the lack of manual farm labour. Many wild animals have changed their habitations, going from forests to farm fields because of man-made mistakes such as severe deforestation and destruction in the forest areas.

Hypertension – The World’s Silent Killer

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – We are living in a rapidly changing environment. Throughout the world, human health is being shaped by the same powerful forces: ageing, rapid urbanisation and the globalisation of unhealthy lifestyles. Increasingly, wealthy and resource-constrained countries are facing the same health issues.

56% Of British Workers Would Freely Volunteer Their Skills To Fight Poverty

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Results from a U.K. national online poll released on 2 December 2015 show that 56 percent of British full time workers would freely volunteer their skills to fight poverty in a developing country, provided they had the support of their employer.

Economist Intelligence Unit and Citi Foundation Reveal Youth Can Help Global Cities Thrive

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Globally, cities are set to hold 60 percent of the entire population by 2030, just as the youth population increases by 100 million. Therefore, young people’s economic vitality and ambition will be powerful growth engines for world’s cities, and it is important to invest in youth to ensure economic resilience and long-term competitiveness.

“Green & Lean”: New Range Of Sustainable U.K. School Meals From Sodexo And WWF

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Worryingly, the U.K. now has the highest rate of obesity in Europe, with one in three children overweight or obese by year six. Obesity in children under 11 has risen by over 40 percent in ten years. If this trend continues, half of U.K. children will be obese or overweight by 2020. London has the highest obesity levels for children in reception and year six compared to other parts of the country.

Wall Street And World’s Largest Asset Managers are Awake to Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Decarbonising the global economy is an ambitious plan. Now, corporate leaders understand the size of the challenge and the importance of meeting it. We are on the threshold of an economic revolution that will transform how we think about productive activity and growth.

Bloomberg School Receives $25M from Gates Foundation for Health Data

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – According to Chris Elias, president of the Global Development Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, increasing the availability and use of data is a public health intervention in its own right. Mobile phone can be a simple yet powerful tool to collect such data through rapid-turnaround, nationally representative surveys that measure household well-being and health program performance.

Toyota And Net Impact Want Millennials To Help Solve Mobility Challenges Of The Future

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The number of people over 65 is set to double within 25 years, and, by 2035, more than 1.1 billion people will be above the age of 65.  This ageing brings with it many concerns, particularly with mobility, and demands more, other transport solutions to get people from one place to another than ever before. Innovation plays an integral part to helping build a future, where everyone can move more freely.

Business Ownership Can Help Narrow America’s Racial Wealth Gap: New Report

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Racial gaps in education, employment and wealth reflect the disproportionate representation of black and Latino families at the bottom of the income scale in Ame

Sundara Recycles Hotel Soap to Prevent Disease In The Developing World

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – While working in rural northern Thailand in 2013, Erin Zaikis met children who didn’t know what soap was, so she brought them some, trying to conduct an impromptu hand-washing workshop. She was stunned to see the children smacking their faces with the bars of soap, unsure of what to do with it.

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