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Environment

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

 
 Great SmogGreat Smog by The Ovi Team
The environment had shown all the signs before Kyoto or Copenhagen, now is up to us to make the difference. December 4th, 1952; deadly smog created by the smoke soot and sulphur dioxide from the factories...
 
 Bhopal Chemical AccidentBhopal Chemical Accident by The Ovi Team
December 3rd, 1984; Thousands of people die from the effects of toxic gases which leaked from Bhopal Union Carbide Factory near the central Indian city of Bhopal.
 
 The Flying ScotchmanThe Flying Scotchman by The Ovi Team
November 30th 1934; the steam locomotive Flying Scotsman becomes the first to officially exceed 100mph.
 
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 Greta the Swede - manufacturing the Nazarethian preachersGreta the Swede - manufacturing the Nazarethian preachers by Ovi Magazine Guest
Greta Thunberg soared from an apparently lonely girl protesting climate change with a hand-written cardboard placard outside the parliament building in Stockholm to one of the best-recognized faces in the world, at least for a brief while.
 
 AT a CROSSROADS BEFORE CRITICAL MASSAT a CROSSROADS BEFORE CRITICAL MASS by David Sparenberg
The terrible and terrifying conditions of wind and fire devastating parts of California are showing us what happens when Earth Trauma approaches critical mass. We are not yet at global critical mass...
 
 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.
 
 Incinerating Logic: Bush Fires and Climate ChangeIncinerating Logic: Bush Fires and Climate Change by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
Despite the Internet, connectivity, and linking technologies, distance has not shrunk the Australian sense of self, an often provincial appraisal of the world seen in slow motion and stills.
 
 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
 
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