Category Archives: Welfare and Health

The European Union – the environmental challenges and your voice

Environmental challenges are everywhere. There is an urgent need to stop biodiversity losses and to improve air, water and soil quality – to name but a few problem areas. Among examples of global environmental problems, the loss of bees is … Continue reading

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Freshwater, marine and coastal pollution

A look at the importance of us taking care of clean fresh water and taking measures to avoid ground-, river and seawater pollution. Continue reading

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Tackling the pollution challenge

Tackling the pollution challenge is vital to securing human well-being. It is a critical insurance policy for current and future generations, the fulfilment of whose rights depends on a healthy environment. Special attention must be paid to the needs of … Continue reading

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Avoiding to get Water at the price of gold #2 Dealing with effects of a changing climate

In the previous posting we saw that the water which comes out of the tap does not always have to be safe water. There are many souls who can tamper with it. But to make it clean drinkable water the … Continue reading

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Avoiding to get Water at the price of gold #1 Global risks landscape

Last year the media in Belgium had to bring warnings about the availability of water and requested people to use water scarcely. In February and March again a water alert went out, not about having to much water, like one … Continue reading

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2016 review Health and environment

From the unpublished material: 2016 august 02 Scientists continued to follow up on the condition of children who were under exposure to high concentrations of fine dust when their mothers were pregnant. Antwerp University (UA) researchers in 2015 had found … Continue reading

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How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030

Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of … Continue reading

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High time to to put the environment at the heart of people’s lives

In 2018 lots of people had hoped that many politicians all over the world would be willing to put the environment at the heart of people’s lives. The United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation … Continue reading

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Going for sustainable development

People should know they all should join hands to make sure that we can survive in nice surroundings where nobody is afraid to seek to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. People should recognise that eradicating poverty in all its … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy of administering the Hippocratic Oath according Rogier F. van Vlissingen

The hypocrisy of administering the Hippocratic Oath is remarkable, for the ceremony purports to continue an ancient tradition, yet in actual fact the oath has been edited beyond recognition in a mistaken attempt to ‘modernize’ it. Lifestyle Medicine in a … Continue reading

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