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Exposure to Noise Pollution is Shortening Lives

Exposure to noise pollution is shortening lives and causing significant health problems in Western Europe, and is second only to air pollution as a cause of environmental health problems, according to the world’s first comprehensive report on the health effects of noise. An analysis of existing epidemiological studies found that at least 1 million healthy […]

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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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Eco-Friendly Camping Tips

For both the expert and the novice, camping is an amazing adventure vacation—living in nature, observing and exploring a pristine world so apart from the busy, modern lifestyle that many are accustomed to. In order to preserve the ecosystem that is being enjoyed, it is important to follow these simple green camping tips. Make the […]

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