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Humans are the only extant members of the subtribe Hominina. Together with chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans, they are part of the family Hominidae. Terrestrial animals, 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
Association of the European Self-Care Industry / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1964
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

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World Problems relating to Human

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Natural environment degradation
Human flatulence in public
Human torture
Acquired human immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
Human disease and disability
Abusive experimentation on humans
Human consumption of animals
Artificial insemination
Human immunodeficiency virus infection
Human eugenics
Human inequality
Lack of human organs for transplantation
Fungal diseases of humans
Unethical experiments with drugs and medical devices
Human death
Forced motherhood
Human ageing
Health hazards from animal feedstuffs
Vulnerability of human intellect
Undulant fever
Insect vectors of human disease
Defective immune system
Failure to repatriate human remains

Action Strategies relating to Human

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Studying human dimensions of environmental change
Advancing industrial ergonomics
Preventing further incidence of AIDS
Affirming unity of humankind
Providing rapid emergency response
Conserving world heritage

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