GENEVA - The World Health Organization reports some progress is being made in reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases.

When middlemen for Chinese traders approached Yusuf Diallo to cut timber from his farm in Guinea-Bissau, he says he knew he had no choice.

The UK has one of the highest rates of death for children under five in Western Europe, according to new research published in The Lancet.

LONDON: India is among the "extreme risk" countries of the world where economic impacts of climate change will be most keenly felt by 2025, according to new research released on Wedesday.

Both fortress and community-based approaches to conservation have shown poor (sometimes negative) results in terms of environmental protection and poverty reduction. Either approach can also trigger grassroots resistance. This article is centered on an allegedly 'community-based' conservation and development project (and its successive follow-ups) intended to create a national park in Guinea-Bissau.

No news is good news, goes the proverb. The people of Guinea-Bissau disagree. The nation of 1.6 million people in West Africa has gone without newspapers for almost two months because of a paper crisis.

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