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Climate Change and the Spread of Malaria
September 25, 2013 | MIT News

“As public-health officials continue to fight malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, researchers are trying to predict how climate change will impact the disease, which infected an estimated 219 million people in 2010 and is the fifth leading cause of death worldwide among children under age 5.” Quoted from the MIT press release.


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Climate Change and the Spread of Infectious Diseases
August 8, 2013 | National Science Foundation
"Climate change is already affecting the spread of infectious diseases -- and human health and biodiversity worldwide." Quoted from the National Science Foundation press release.

Climate Change and Crop Disease
September 9, 2013 | BBC
A BBC article explores how climate change could drive the spread of insects and diseases that ruin crops.

Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Coasts
February 18, 2013 | USGS
"According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities' social, economic and natural systems. The report, Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities: a technical input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment, authored by leading scientists and experts, emphasizes the need for increased coordination and planning to ensure U.S. coastal communities are resilient against the effects of climate change." Quoted from the USGS press release.


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