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    Salvator Mundi sold for ​nearly half a ​billion dollars.​ Walter ​Isaacson’​s latest ​biography is a ​breakaway hit. ​Management guru ​Michael ​Gelb’s ​book accessing ​the thought ​techniques of ​history’s ​most accomplished ​Renaissance ​Man—in ​every literal ​and figurative ​sense of the ​word—is ​still a ​bestseller. ​Almost 500 ​years after his ​death, Leonardo ​da Vinci is ​still a ...
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    Actions are ​needed because ​of China’s ​ban on its ​import of ​foreign plastic ​waste ​since the ​beginning of ​2018. This ​decision may ​increase ​the ​plastic ​pollution of ​Europe’s ​environment ​including its ​seas and oceans.​ It ​is likely to ​have even ​a global impact,​ but how will ​Europe respond ​to this ​challenge? The ​ EU’s ​#PlasticsStrategy ​is underway, ​but what ...
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    It really is easier to take a shot at predictions for the New Year than it was to pick the top trends from 2017. To sharpen my mind and build in some level of accountability, I commit to looking back on these 2018 predictions at the end of December. Hopefully, more than 50 percent will ...
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    Don’t confuse improved access to water with whether it’s safe for human consumption. A recent article in the Asia & The Pacific Policy Society policy forum, “Implementing the human right to water: Turning the taps on better global water policy (PDF download),” highlights the urgent need to solve the lack of access to safe drinking water ...
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    High-profile Bay Area denizens are skipping tap water in favor of drinking unfiltered, untreated, and expensive “raw” water that comes straight out of the ground, Nellie Bowles reports for The New York Times. Proponents claim that raw water’s health benefits include naturally occurring minerals and microbes. But the reality for any inadequately treated water from ...
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    Increased mortality/death rate has been linked to usage of contaminated water sources in Ghana. This has been established through a study conducted to determine the quality and safety of water resources used by inhabitants of the Asante Akim Central & North Districts of the Ashanti Region. The researchers, a multi-disciplinary team from KNUST, with varying ...
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    Mr Kofi Adda, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources has inaugurated a nine-member board of Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) to plan and execute    water development and sanitation in the districts. The board is expected to formulate strategies for the effective mobilization of resolution for the execution of safe water development and related ...