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Study provides first holistic assessment of plastic pollution in the Caribbean

Phys Dot Org 03 Aug 2021
The study is the result of sample analysis from a pioneering all-female Round the World sailing mission led by eXXpedition ... This study presents a snapshot of plastic pollution, and how it differs—in quantity, nature, origin and the policies in place to manage it—across the south of the region.
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ActionAid calls for national attention to climate change

Ghana Business News 03 Aug 2021
Nkaw, a study conducted by the AAG on climate change policies and their implementation in Ghana revealed gaps in the policy and practice of climate change, adding the study also revealed low levels of awareness on climate change among the populace.
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With eyes on monitors, Rochester Police Department wants to make surveillance cameras a proactive tool

Post Bulletin 03 Aug 2021
American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota Policy Associate Munira Mohamed said that many studies have found that closed circuit TV or other surveillance cameras implemented in public areas don’t always deliver on their primary goal ... “You can have a study that says maybe they are not effective.
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Tunisia's president appoints tax chief as interim finance minister

The National 03 Aug 2021
Since 2016 she has served as the director general of tax studies and legislation, the body that develops tax policy for the country, focusing on both domestic and international tax policy. She has negotiated tax treaties with foreign nations and worked on teams that have developed policy in tandem with the IMF ... .
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Editorial: The hypocrisy, and danger, of DeSantis’ ‘personal choice’ talk

Finger Lakes Times 03 Aug 2021
The study separately analyzed data from Florida, where school policies varied, and New York and Massachusetts, where masking was mandatory statewide. Paradoxically, the study found higher COVID-19 rates in places with lower student in-person density levels ... Another Brown study, not ...
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Nelsonville Council Member seeking referendum to repeal ATV ordinance he missed vote for

The Athens Messenger 03 Aug 2021
The ordinance was passed unanimously ... 4 ... Booth also pointed to a study sanctioned by the City of Nelsonville in 2016, which polled residents of Nelsonville on their thoughts about public policy in the city. According to The Athens Messenger, the study found 71% of Nelsonville supported ATV-friendly policies and zones to encourage tourism and business.
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Today's letters: Readers comment on masks in schools,Operation Warp Speed and more

Leesburg Daily Commercial 03 Aug 2021
I continue to ask the Lake County School Board to reconsider their masking policies for elementary schools ... His belief that mask policies “do not impact the spread of the virus,” however, are simply not rooted in science. Numerous studies have concluded that mandating masks is the most effective way to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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Gabby Thomas, Mass. Native And Harvard Grad, Sprints To 200 Meter Bronze In Tokyo Olympics

CBS Sports 03 Aug 2021
Thomas later graduated from Harvard in 2019 with a degree in neurobiology and secondary degree in global health and health policy.
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The Times cozied up to the CCP and other commentary

New York Post 03 Aug 2021
“But the agency never quantifies either the risks of breakthrough infections and secondary transmission or the benefits of masking.” Plus, the “small and somewhat contradictory studies” the CDC is using for its mask guidance is “like a slim reed on which to base a nationwide change in policy.” Bottom line ... evidence-based policy.”.
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Gallagher's 2021 Physical & Emotional Wellbeing Report Identifies How Employers are Leveraging Benefits to Attract ...

News-Press Now 03 Aug 2021
The Gallagher study found that many organizations are making subtle benefit changes where employees can easily see the value ... Following a year of learnings in 2020, the Gallagher study found organizations are applying a renewed strategic vision to planning absence management policies and programs.
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FOCUS: Experts caution against A-bomb survivors' hopes for nuke-free world

Kyodo 03 Aug 2021
Sugio Takahashi, head of the Defense Policy Division at the National Institute for Defense Studies, said the new treaty is likely to deepen the rift between what he called an "idealistic nuclear disarmament group" and a "realistic nuclear risk reduction group.".
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Nation seen adopting orderly net zero steps

China Daily 03 Aug 2021
"There is a tendency among some people to rush off on plans and campaigns to reduce carbon emissions thoughtlessly, although such a tendency is still quite weak," said Lin Boqiang, head of the China Institute for Studies in Energy Policy at Xiamen University.
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Weightlifter Hubbard shy about making history as a transgender Olympian

Fox31 Denver 03 Aug 2021
Many sports bodies, including the International Weightlifting Federation, have implemented similar policies based on the IOC recommendations. The IOC signaled during the Tokyo Games that it will release a new “framework” for transgender athletes’ eligibility, taking into account newer scientific studies.
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QRCS provides Gaza hospitals with multifaceted resources [EN/AR]

Reliefweb 03 Aug 2021
August 3rd, 2021 ― Doha ... They covered the following specialties ... Under the QRCS-funded MA of Health Policy and Management Program, the students are pursuing their postgraduate studies in the second semester. Meanwhile, 20 students on scholarships are studying remotely for Diploma in Anesthesia and Intensive Care ... End of Text ... .
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Hubbard shy about making history as a transgender Olympian

The Joplin Globe 03 Aug 2021
Many sports bodies, including the International Weightlifting Federation, have implemented similar policies based on the IOC recommendations. The IOC signaled during the Tokyo Games that it will release a new “framework” for transgender athletes’ eligibility, taking into account newer scientific studies.

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