Tag: developing countries

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How many mothers have lost a child: A global comparison

The inequality is enormous: Mothers in select African countries are more than 100 times more likely to have had a child die than mothers in…

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U.S. Continues to Ship Illegal Plastic Waste to Developing Countries

The majority of the world is working together to reverse the massive plastic pollution problem. But, the world’s leading producer of plastic waste, the U.S.,…

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Half of global wastewater treated, rates in developing countries still lagging

A new study by scientists at Utrecht University and the United Nations University concludes that about half of global wastewater is treated, rather than the…

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EPA releases guide for improving solid waste management in developing countries

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a guide Oct. 22 to help those in developing nations better run their solid waste management infrastructure. The…

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Trade in many developing countries projected to ‘nosedive’, warns UNCTAD

Trade in many developing countries is expected to take a “nosedive” in the second quarter of 2020, owing to the unprecedented effects of the coronavirus…

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