Kirsten Conrad

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Climate change affects bee population

In the last few years, a third of the bee population has been lost in Europe. According to the Croatia's National Beekeeper’s Association, there are 9,000 bee keepers with a bee population of nearly 500,000.<p>In Croatia, unseasonably warm weather is causing bees to come out of hibernation earlier in …

Realistic Red Cross Photo Campaign Behind-the-Scenes

Millions of people around the world are affected by violence against health care. A carelessly aimed bomb might destroy a local hospital. An …

Avoid Antibacterial Soaps, Say Consumer Advocates

This week's action by the FDA on soap doesn't go far enough, they say.<p><b>Federal officials' questions about antibacterial soaps have raised a lather among environmental and consumer advocates concerned about the safety of controversial ingredients in these cleansers.</b><p><b>Reviving a long-running controversy</b> …

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Russia deal saved Ukraine from bankruptcy - PM Azarov

<b>Ukraine's decision to suspend a deal on closer EU ties and sign a Russian aid agreement instead has helped avoid bankruptcy, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has told ministers in Kiev.</b><p>The government's surprise U-turn on an EU association agreement last month has sparked weeks of mass …

South Sudan death toll rises sharply

Up to 500 people have been killed in violent clashes in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, a day after President Salva Kiir said security forces had put down an attempted coup by supporters of his former deputy.<p>The violence was the focus of an emergency UN Security Council meeting, which heard that …