Tag «Risk»

High Levels of Inequality Putting Latin America’s Future Generations at Risk

Increasing levels of public debt and high wealth and income inequality are taking their toll on Latin America despite improved economic growth prospects, according to the World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Development Index 2018. Younger and future generations are especially vulnerable, with intergenerational equity and sustainability falling over the past five years in 11 of the …

Inadequate Weight during Pregnancy Ups the Risk of Infant Mortality

Malnutrition or obesity during pregnancy more than doubles the risk of infant mortality. A normal expectant mother should gain around 11-16 kgs while pregnant, which is essential for the neonate’s development. Lifestyle, anemia, improper diet, malnutrition are some of the reasons that cause fluctuations in expectant woman’s weight. Panchkula,22nd January 2018: When Rashi had not …

Lawsuit Expands to Highlight Keystone XL’s Threats to Endangered Species

Pipeline Would Place Whooping Cranes, Other Wildlife at Risk GREAT FALLS, Mont.— Landowner and environmental protection groups added a new claim today to their ongoing lawsuit challenging the Keystone XL pipeline project. The claim highlights the project’s threats to critically endangered whooping cranes and other threatened species. The additional claim is against the U.S. Fish …

Keeping the Web ‘Worldwide’: Report Highlights Risk of Internet Fragmentation

New report by the World Economic Forum highlights 28 risks that could lead to fragmentation of the Internet  Report provides the first systematic overview of the growth of Internet fragmentation The Internet’s openness and dynamism are at risk if Internet fragmentation grows unabated, but an open Internet can be preserved through multistakeholder collaboration For more …