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Environment

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

 
 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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 The Eighth planetThe Eighth planet by The Ovi Team
September 23rd 1846; German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovers the planet Neptune at the Berlin Observatory.
 
 Car Free DayCar Free Day by The Ovi Team
Every September 22, people from around the world get together in the streets, intersections, and neighbourhood blocks to remind the world that we don't have to accept our car-dominated society.
 
 The Cod WarThe Cod War by The Ovi Team
21st Sept. 1958; Britain and Iceland have called a temporary halt to the COD WAR because a British Marine was taken sick with acute appendicitis, and the British skipper of the Frigate Diana asked...
 
 SERIOUSLY a Back to the Future Story for Present TellingSERIOUSLY a Back to the Future Story for Present Telling by David Sparenberg
The Collector rode around, galloping from kingdom to kingdom through fires and floods, through raging winds-the roaring blaze of day, the howling torments, tempests of night.
 
 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerInternational Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer by The Ovi Team
A number of commonly used chemicals have been found to be extremely damaging to the ozone layer. Halocarbons are chemicals in which one or more carbon atoms are linked to one or more halogen atoms (fluorine, chlorine, bromine or iodine). Halocarbons conta
 
 Threatened Species DayThreatened Species Day by The Ovi Team
September 7th. Threatened Species Day is a national day in Australia held each year on 7 September to commemorate the death of the last remaining Tasmanian tiger (also known as the thylacine) at Hobart Zoo in 1936.
 
 In Denial: Australia, Human Rights and Climate ChangeIn Denial: Australia, Human Rights and Climate Change by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
When the complaint was lodged in May 2019, there was a sense of the audacious about it. Eight Torres Strait Islanders had taken the trouble to petition the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Committee, citing climate change...
 
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