New research from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) has found having a group of friends — rather than a best friend — could help to protect children's mental and emotional wellbeing in the face of bullying.
Group of friends is better protection against bullying than one best friend
New research from UBC's Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries suggested that larger reef areas may help protect the Caribbean's coral reef fish communities from the impacts of ocean warming.
Reefs help protect vulnerable Caribbean fish from climate change
Environmental policy guided by science saves lives, money, and ecosystems. So reported a team of eleven senior researchers in Environmental Science & Policy.
Long-term monitoring is essential to effective environmental policy
A new report said the Iranian Foreign Ministry is to appoint three female ambassadors, including a Sunni woman, in the near future in a move that would increase the total number of women envoys to four.
Iran to appoint three female ambassadors
With 700 million people worldwide at risk of being displaced by intense water scarcity by 2030, water infrastructure investment must be at least doubled over the next five years, a panel set up by the United Nations and the World Bank recommended.
UN-World Bank panel calls for  ‘fundamental shift’ in water management
Air pollution takes a greater toll on the hearts of black Americans than whites, in part because they often live in poorer areas with more pollution, a new study suggested.
Dirty air may harm blacks more than whites
Women are more likely to be in work or studying after graduation than men, but earn less from the very start of their careers, official data indicates.
Gender pay gap starts from graduation, data suggests
Kim Ju-yeon, a 36-year old office worker, lives in the room that she lived in as a teenager in Hanam city on the eastern outskirts of Seoul. In the next room, her younger brother, who graduated from university in February, is in residence, while her parents live in the master room.
Increasing number of grown-up South Koreans  live with parents for financial reasons
When we think of a depressed person, we tend to think of someone who, well, acts sad. The picture we have in our head is of someone who doesn’t want to get off the couch or out of bed, who is eating much less or much more than usual, has trouble sleeping or wants to sleep all the time, who has trouble with usual daily activities, and doesn’t talk much.
In children and teens, depression doesn’t always look like sadness
Almost one in five over-60s in the UK say they have been targeted by scammers more than 10 times over the past year, a survey found
One in five over-60s in UK say they have been targeted by fraudsters 10 times in past year

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