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Description

Humans are the only extant members of the subtribe Hominina. Together with chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans, they are part of the family Hominidae. A terrestrial animal, humans are characterized by their erect posture and bipedal locomotion; high manual dexterity and heavy tool use compared to other animals; open-ended and complex language use compared to other animal communications; larger, more complex brains than other animals; and highly advanced and organized societies.

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Organizations relating to Human

ARTDO International / Manila, Philippines / Est. 1974
International Bureau of the Societies Administering the Rights of Mechanical Recording and Reproduction / Neuilly-sur-Seine, France / Est. 1929
IIED América-Latina / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1988
Japan Association of International Cooperation for Oral Health
Weltnotwerk der KAB / Cologne, Germany
Terra Renaissance / Kyoto, Japan
ARTDO Asia-Pacific Human Resources Development Centre / Manila, Philippines
UNESCO Fellowships Programme / Paris, France / Est. 1946
Catholic Relief Services / Baltimore MD, USA / Est. 1943
Brothers to our Brothers / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1965
The Reality Of Aid / Quezon City, Philippines
UCSJ - Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1970
International Association of Prosecutors / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1995
International Clinical Epidemiology Network - Asia / Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation / Castries, St Lucia / Est. 1988
Association des professionnels de santé en coopération / Paris, France / Est. 1992
FIAN International / Heidelberg, Germany / Est. 1986
Action for Post-Soviet Jewry / Waltham MA, USA / Est. 1975
European Human Resource Forum / Langford, UK / Est. 1992
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights / Est. 1966
Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights / Est. 1966
Soroptimist International of the Americas / Philadelphia PA, USA / Est. 1921
Women in Dialogue / London, UK / Est. 1975
Federazione Organismi Cristiani Servizio Internazionale Volontario / Rome, Italy / Est. 1972
International Society of Friendship and Good Will / Durham NC, USA / Est. 1978

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World Problems relating to Human

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Alienation
Human flatulence in public
Human disease and disability
Abusive experimentation on humans
Human consumption of animals
Acquired human immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
Artificial insemination
Hookworm
Human immunodeficiency virus infection
Human eugenics
Natural environment degradation
Human torture
Human inequality
Grey human hair
Environmentally induced diseases
Defective human immune system
Human deficiency diseases
Human dependence
Health inequalities
Undulant fever
Alienation from work
Dissemination of plant diseases by man
Unethical experiments with drugs and medical devices
Human sexual disorders
Mutilation and deformation of the human body

Action Strategies relating to Human

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Promoting voluntary human extinction
Providing rapid emergency response
Protecting against hazards to human health in the natural environment
Protecting against human health hazards in chemical-intensive agriculture
Protecting against hazards to human health
Reducing threats to human security
Researching effects of air pollution on human health
Tracing missing persons
Investing in people
Monitoring effects of air pollution on human health
Providing healthy psychosocial human environment
Developing noetic science
Preventing disease
Preventing further incidence of AIDS
Improving quality of human life
Maintaining record of past encounter
Studying human dimensions of environmental change
Improving health care
Learning from mistakes
Developing sustainable population policy
Assessing environmental consequences of human attitudes
Promoting study of geographical problems
Reducing human inequality
Improving human health
Broadening understanding of human development

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