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persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution in their own country or habitual residence because of race, religion, or political belief.

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Environmental changes are spreading infectious diseases

... the dusty conditions that occur following prolonged drought in regions of Africa bordering the Sahara. Also a rise in the number of environmental refugees forced to migrate to other communities or even countries will favour the spread of diseases from one location to another where the population ...

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by yincai
Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Environmental changes are spreading infectious diseases
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Views: 5306


... be threatened by heat stress and increased chances of exposure to infectious diseases. Those living in low-lying coastal areas may become climate refugees as their homes are destroyed. And tourism, an important source of income for many, will decline. Terrifying isn’t it. Is the lesson from Ondoy, ...

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by napster
Sun Oct 18, 2009 12:41 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 111340


... the chinese human rights record.I personally felt the Chinese communists[Atheists] need to ease their grip on religion.There are many tibetian refugees in India,some times i see them bleed like anything[while protesting] I am not sure whom to support.But let me be straight I like china since ...

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by David George
Tue Jan 13, 2009 10:54 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bible vs Darwin
Replies: 293
Views: 323497

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... this finding was then conveniently used to support passage of the restrictive Immigration Act of 1924 which then denied entry to hapless Jewish refugees in the 1930s. Gould goes so far as to claim (1996, pp. 195-198; 255-258) that Henry H. Goddard (in 1917) and Carl C. Brigham (in 1923) labeled ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 334430

The Fiber Disease

... base sequences of the amplification products. Using this approach, we were able to confirm the presence of R. prowazekii in lice collected from refugees in Burundi, among whom typhus was epidemic, and the presence of B. quintana in lice collected from all locations except the Congo. B. recurrentis ...

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by London
Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:25 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6266842
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