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Antibiotic resistance killed more people than malaria or AIDS in 2019

New Scientist

million deaths were directly caused by drug-resistant bacterial infections in 2019, a global study estimates

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Life expectancy of Native American peoples falls 4.7 years since 2019

New Scientist

Amid the pandemic, the life expectancy of American Indian or Alaska Native people is thought to have fallen by nearly five years from 2019 to 2021, the biggest decline of any ethnic group in the US

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New high-resolution map shows fires caused one third of global forest loss between 2001 and 2019

Frontiers

The study shows that one third of global forest loss between 2001 and 2019 was due to fires, which is higher than previous estimates. The new map showed that the proportion of global forest loss due to fires between 2001 and 2019 is 26% to 29%, higher than previously estimated. Global forest fires 2001-2019 map.

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Agriculture and Pollinating Insects, No Longer a Choice but a Need: EU Agriculture’s Dependence on Pollinators in the 2007–2019 Period

Environmental News Bits

. “Agriculture and Pollinating Insects, No Longer a Choice but a Need: EU Agriculture’s Dependence on Pollinators in the 2007–2019 Period.” ” Sustainability 14(6), 3644.

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FDA issues FY 2019 Pesticide Report, reports that pesticide levels remain low in foods

Environmental News Bits

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its annual Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program Report for FY 2019. Read the full story at Food Safety Magazine. FDA tested for 812 pesticides and industrial chemicals across 4,692 total samples. … Read more →

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2019 Legislation: The Budget

Smith Enviorment

December 4, 2019. The 2019 legislative session was distinguished by its slow pace and lack of movement on significant legislation until very late in the session. House Bill 111 ( Session Law 2019-242 ) provided base-budget funding for a number of state agencies, including the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

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NIOSH Announces Publication of Article on the Results of 2019 Survey of Engineered Nanomaterial Occupational Health and Safety Practices

Nanotech

The March 2023 issue of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) eNews includes an item announcing publication of an article entitled “ Results of the 2019 Survey of Engineered Nanomaterial Occupational Health and Safety Practices ” in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

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