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The Angry Birds have entertained kids and adults alike as a mobile game and are coming to theaters as an animated movie. The UN is sending Red on a global tour raising awareness of climate solutions, culminating in Paris on April 22, for the signing of the Paris agreement.
The #AngryBirdsHappyPlanet campaign, in combination with Sony Pictures, kicked off Sunday, the International Day of Happiness, with an event at the UN featuring Angry Birds movie voice actors Jason Sudeikis, Maya Rudolph and Josh Gad.
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In a new report about how the world's coral reefs face "the combined threats of climate change, pollution, and overfishing" — endangering the future of marine biodiversity — a London-based nonprofit calls for greater global efforts to end the climate crisis and ensure the survival of these vital underwater ecosystems.
The world is using up more and more resources and global recycling is falling. That's the grim takeaway from a new report by the Circle Economy think tank, which found that the world used up more than 110 billion tons, or 100.6 billion metric tons, of natural resources, as Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported.
By George Citroner
- Recent research finds that official government figures may be underestimating drug deaths by half.
- Researchers estimate that 142,000 people died due to drug use in 2016.
- Drug use decreases life expectancy after age 15 by 1.4 years for men and by just under 1 year for women, on average.
Government records may be severely underreporting how many Americans die from drug use, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University.