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Environment

Environment

This section contains articles about science, nature, medicine, anthropology, health and the human spirit.

 
 Electric Car Delusions Electric Car Delusions by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
Fresh from attending COP26 in Glasgow, Prime Minister Scott Morrison was keen to impress the Australian public that he was willing to make good his word about the role technology would play in combating climate change.
 
 Gasbagging in Glasgow: COP26 and Phasing Down CoalGasbagging in Glasgow: COP26 and Phasing Down Coal by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
Words can provide sharp traps, fettering language and caging definitions. They can also speak to freedom of action and permissiveness. At COP26, that permissiveness was all the more present in the haggling ahead of what...
 
 Oceanus ProcellarumOceanus Procellarum by The Ovi Team
November 19th 1969; Apollo program: Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean land at Oceanus Procellarum (the "Ocean of Storms") and become the third and fourth humans to walk on the Moon.
 
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 Coral-damaging sunscreens banned in ThailandCoral-damaging sunscreens banned in Thailand by Ovi Magazine Guest
White sandy beaches, turquoise waters and sun - Thailand is an absolute holiday paradise for tourists from all over the world. But mass tourism is threatening Thailands biodiversity and causing massive coral die-offs.
 
 Fastnet RockFastnet Rock by The Ovi Team
November 10th 1847; the passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked in thick fog off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 92 of the 110 on board. The disaster results in the construction the Fastnet Rock lighthouse.
 
 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict by The Ovi Team
On 6 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict (A/RES/56/4).
 
 The red RhineThe red Rhine by The Ovi Team
November 1st 1986; a catastrophic fire at a chemicals factory near Basel, Switzerland, sends tons of toxic chemicals into the nearby river Rhine and turning it red. The fire broke out early in the morning in a storage building used for pesticides, mercury
 
 DEAD BEES and BUTTERFLIES, FLOWES, TREES and the PLASTIC SEADEAD BEES and BUTTERFLIES, FLOWES, TREES and the PLASTIC SEA by David Sparenberg
Globally, bees and butterflies, the winged beauties of the insect-beasty world, are dying, vanishing from habitat and planet. Bees and butterflies are pollinators. Without them, there will be no flowers.
 
 Richard St. Barbe Baker: The Life of the ForestsRichard St. Barbe Baker: The Life of the Forests by Rene Wadlow
Today, there is a growing awareness that cooperation is required to protect and manage integrated ecosystems which cross national frontiers.
 
 Worst Natural Disasters in HistoryWorst Natural Disasters in History by Ovi Magazine Guest
The worst Worst Natural Disasters around the World in the world's history.
 
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