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13.7 Million Birds Are Dying Every Day in the U.S.

Photo: glasseyes view / CC In the last few weeks, a lot has been made of the mysterious mass-animal deaths that have struck in the United States and throughout the world — and for good reason. The ominous events become the centerpiece of a discussion about what harmful human activity could be behind nature’s apparent […]

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Pollution reaches Cradle of Mankind

Johannesburg – Acidic mine water that has been bubbling out of an old ventilation shaft on the West Rand for the past year has now reached the Cradle of Mankind, and is believed to have caused the deaths of over 60 carp in a dam. This is the opinion of Dr Francois Durand of the […]

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Light pollution, the environment and climate change

The issue of light pollution sprang to mind again tonight after reading about some cosmic events I’d really like to see. Sadly, many people never even get to see the true night sky due to light pollution.  Imagine what night time on this planet would have looked like from space just a few hundred years […]

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Observe Noise Law, Warns Nema

Nairobi — Beware those who shout loudest on New Year. The national environment agency has launched a 48-hour campaign to monitor noise levels as Kenyans prepare to celebrate the New Year. A National Environment Management Authority official, Mr Wachira Bore, said the campaign was meant to make business owners and churches aware of the risks […]

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