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Surge in global green energy, bans halt billions of plastic bags from being used, HPV vaccine success

Surge in global green energy, bans halt billions of plastic bags from being used, HPV vaccine success

In this latest update from Squirrel News, we delve into the remarkable acceleration of global renewable energy expansion, the significant impact of bans in preventing billions of plastic bags from entering circulation, and a recent study underscoring the overwhelming success of the HPV vaccine in preventing cervical cancer.

Nunavut regains resource autonomy, world-first malaria vaccine programme for kids, Thailand’s Clean Air Act

Nunavut regains resource autonomy, world-first malaria vaccine programme for kids, Thailand’s Clean Air Act

Today on Squirrel News, we delve into Canada granting the mineral-rich Arctic region of Nunavut control over its valuable resources, Cameroon’s groundbreaking initiative: the world’s first malaria vaccine programme for children, while environmental activists celebrate a victory in Thailand following the successful implementation of new laws aimed at fighting air pollution.

Global tobacco consumption in decline, action against money laundering, guerrilla fighters turned craft brewers

Global tobacco consumption in decline, action against money laundering, guerrilla fighters turned craft brewers

Today at Squirrel News, we highlight the positive shift in public health as the global tobacco industry experiences a decline, tougher anti-money laundering rules for cryptoassets and dealers in luxury goods in the EU, and Colombia’s unlikely beer company with a message of peace.

The new cancer drug that’s kinder than chemo, water ATMs, violence prevention strategy in Philly high schools

The new cancer drug that’s kinder than chemo, water ATMs, violence prevention strategy in Philly high schools

Today at Squirrel News, we delve into a exciting cancer drug offering a less-invasive approach to treatment compared to traditional chemotherapy, the rural entrepreneurs in India making safe drinking water accessible at an affordable price, and a pioneering violence prevention strategy that is reshaping the concept of safety in Philadelphia’s high schools.

Flee funds for domestic abuse survivors, Spain’s first lawmaker with Down’s syndrome, UK’s 12-year solar power high

Flee funds for domestic abuse survivors, Spain’s first lawmaker with Down’s syndrome, UK’s 12-year solar power high

In today’s edition, we’re looking at the financial lifelines being offered to those looking to escape abusive relationships, Spain’s trailblazing Down Syndrome representative in parliament, and the UK’s solar energy milestone with rooftop installations reaching a 12-year peak in 2023.

Former “murder capital” records zero homicides, South Korea bans dog meat, “no-blame” bullying approach

Former “murder capital” records zero homicides, South Korea bans dog meat, “no-blame” bullying approach

In the latest update from Squirrel News, we explore the remarkable transformation of Palo Alto – once labeled the “murder capital” of the US – now celebrating the milestone of zero recorded homicides, South Korea taking a compassionate stand by outlawing the dog meat trade, and a pioneering “no-blame” solution to bullying offering a fresh approach to fostering understanding and empathy.