Climate Change-Fueled Blaze Destroys 1,000 Homes in Colorado in Rare Winter Wildfire

A devastating climate change-fueled wildfire destroyed nearly 1,000 homes outside of Boulder and Denver, Colorado, with little notice last Thursday. The fire was fanned by winds that gusted up to 110 miles per hour, and came after a year of drought across the western U.S. and amid an unusually warm December. We speak with Jennifer …
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“Our Health or Our Homes”: Tenants Facing Eviction Help Introduce New “Keeping Renters Safe Act”

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: As the Delta variant continues to surge across the United States, so too has the housing and eviction crisis. More than 11 million U.S. households are now behind on rent, and studies show about 80% of those being evicted are …
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Broken bat highways and blocked badger homes: how Britain is failing its wildlife

Support us and go ad-free The House of Lords Environment and Climate Change Committee recently sent a letter to environment secretary George Eustice. The letter warned that there’s “a gulf between the urgfeency and importance of halting biodiversity losses and restoring nature, and the level of action” governments are taking. Despite the Conservative government’s pro-wildlife …
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Israel hits family homes as it unleashes more air strikes in Gaza

Israel has unleashed more air strikes across the Gaza Strip, killing at least one Palestinian and wounding several others. The latest strikes came after Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu pushed back against US pressure to wind down this attack on Gaza. Explosions shook Gaza City and air strikes were also reported in the central town …
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Palestinians accuse JCB of complicity, as Israeli army demolishes homes for the third time in one week

On Monday 8 February, heavily armed Israeli soldiers entered the Palestinian Bedouin village of Humsa, and forced people to leave their homes. They used a bulldozer manufactured by British company JCB to flatten people’s tents and possessions while the villagers looked on. The Canary has also been shown photographs showing that JCB equipment was used …
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Evictions Are Violence: Millions Could Lose Homes Amid COVID Pandemic If Federal Moratorium Expires

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: As U.S. hospitalizations from COVID-19 hit another record high, we begin today’s show looking at the crisis of evictions and how millions across the country could be forced to leave their homes in the middle of the pandemic if Congress …
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Adult oral health in care homes: toolkit

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Influenza-like illness (ILI): managing outbreaks in care homes

Published 26 October 2012 Last updated 5 November 2020 + show all updates 5 November 2020 Updated to include COVID-19 outbreak management and algorithm. 15 October 2018 Added information on patient group direction (PGD) templates. 11 October 2018 Replaced guidance with ‘Guidelines on the management of outbreaks of influenza-like illness in care homes’. 11 December 2017 …
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): admission and care of people in care homes

Published 2 April 2020 Last updated 4 November 2020 + show all updates 4 November 2020 Added note that this guidance will be updated soon and directed users to guidance updated ahead of the 5 November national lockdown. 2 September 2020 Added a new section on how care homes can support the NHS Test and Trace …
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NSPCC under fire for accepting donations from UK company implicated in the demolition of Palestinian homes

Campaigners are calling on the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) to stop accepting donations from UK company JCB. JCB equipment used to demolish Palestinian homes Last week, The Canary reported: JCB equipment is regularly used by Israeli forces to demolish Palestinian homes. Over 600 Palestinian homes and structures were demolished …
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