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Six reasons why a healthy environment should be a human right

5. Pollution is threatening billions worldwide. Photo: UNEP / Duncan Moore Many health issues spring from pollution and the idea that waste can be thrown “away” when, in fact, much of it remains in ecosystems, affecting both environmental and human health. Water contaminated by waste, untreated sewage, agricultural runoff and industrial discharge puts 1.8 billion…

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Decoding keys to a healthy life — Harvard Gazette

For 74 years, one of the longest-running studies of normal adult development has been examining not disease and illness, but what may be life’s magic question: How can you live long and happily? The answers that have emerged — and are still emerging — are both surprising and obvious. Having a difficult childhood, for example,…