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June 1, 2018
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Chinesische Fluten überschwemmen die US-Wirtschaft: Klimaschäden und Handelsketten

Weltweit könnten zunehmende Fluss-Überschwemmungen zu regionalen Produktionsausfällen führen, verursacht durch die globale Erwärmung. Das würde nicht nur lokale Volkswirtschaften in der ganzen Welt beeinträchtigen – die Auswirkungen würden sich weiter durch das globale Handels- und Liefernetzwerk ausbreiten, wie eine jetzt … Continue reading

March 11, 2018
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China’s out of control ‘silent killer’ affects one-third of adults

More than one-third of adults in China have high blood pressure — often dubbed the “silent killer” for its lack of symptoms — but only about one in 20 have the condition under control. These findings are published Oct. 25 … Continue reading

January 17, 2018
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UMD-led Study Indicates India Is Replacing China as World’s Top Source of Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution

COLLEGE PARK, Md.  – A new University of Maryland-led study finds that China’s sulfur dioxide emissions have fallen by 75 percent since 2007, while India’s emissions increased by 50 percent. The results suggest that India is becoming, if it is … Continue reading

December 14, 2017
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Walmart, JD.com, IBM and Tsinghua University Launch a Blockchain Food Safety Alliance in China

Collaboration to apply blockchain technology for food traceability to support offline and online consumers BEIJING – 14 Dec 2017: Walmart (NYSE: WMT), JD.com (NASDAQ: JD), IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies announced today they … Continue reading

October 19, 2016
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Walmart, IBM and Tsinghua University Explore the Use of Blockchain to Help Bring Safer Food to Dinner Tables Across China

Global retailer joins pilot project with academics and technology experts to showcase leadership in food traceability efforts BEIJING – 19 Oct 2016: As Walmart opened its new Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center in Beijing today, IBM, Walmart and Tsinghua University … Continue reading

September 25, 2016
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Nashorn-Handel darf nicht freigegeben werden!

Freigabe könnte Wilderei noch befeuern Vor der CITES-Konferenz wird über die Freigabe des Nashorn-Handels diskutiert. Doch eine aktuelle NABU-Studie zeigt, dass die weltweite Nashornpopulation die enorme Nachfrage nicht befriedigen könnte. Im Gegenteil: Ein freier Handel könnte die Nashorn-Wilderei noch befeuern.