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Indiscriminate dumping of heavy metals from auto-mechanic workshops can endanger public health and ecosystem.
A professor of chemistry, Babajide Alo warns that other activities at the mechanic workshops put the artisans and their clients at risk.
Posted on February 2, 2014 at 21:39 — 1 Comment
Before 1996, Baruwa community in Alimosho area of Lagos Nigeria depended on their groundwater for drinking and domestic use. All that changed when they discovered that the more than 180 wells in the area had suddenly become greasy and smelly.
The traditional head Haliju Baruwa said they were alarmed when their domestic…Continue
Posted on April 1, 2013 at 22:19
Much of what we buy and use are disposables. From medical and electronic waste to kitchen and dining products, the list goes on.
Throwaway products are usually made from paper, plastic and cotton, but plastic items are by far used the most.
Though some disposables can breakdown rapidly others like throwaway diapers cannot.…Continue
Posted on April 1, 2013 at 22:14
The massive rocky landscape was captivating as we approach the reserve after a four hours ride from the Dead Sea area. Dana nature reserve is a biosphere reserve that is protected by the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature and Wild established in 1966. Seven other reserves which represent the four bio- geographical zones in Jordan also benefit from the protection. It is also said to be the largest nature reserve in Jordan covering three hundred and twenty (320)…Continue
Posted on October 16, 2012 at 19:59