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AllAfrica.com
Foreign Investors Eye Water SectorPotential investors have expressed an interest in pumping in more than US$2 bil
Foreign Investors Eye Water Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Potential investors have expressed an interest in pumping in more than US$2 billion in water infrastructure development projects including construction of dams, but are insisting on projects that will ensure a return on their investment, a senior... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim Elephants Sold for a SongZimbabwe is selling sub-adult elephants for US$24 500 each amid indications tha
Zim Elephants Sold for a Song
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Zimbabwe is selling sub-adult elephants for US$24 500 each amid indications that the export of the animals is set to continue, with government arguing the elephant population in the country's national parks far exceeds their holding capacity,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gombe Spends N1 Billion On ErosionBy Ahmed Mohammed and Adamu Saleh Gombe — The Gombe State government has spent
Gombe Spends N1 Billion On Erosion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
By Ahmed Mohammed and Adamu Saleh Gombe — The Gombe State government has spent over N1 billion on erosion. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Adamu Pukmah, stated this yesterday while speaking with newsmen in Gombe. He said tackling... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Lake City Ford donates to Wounded WarriorsLake City Ford donated $1,500 this week to the Cariboo chapter of Wounded Warri
Lake City Ford donates to Wounded Warriors
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
Lake City Ford donated $1,500 this week to the Cariboo chapter of Wounded Warriors of Canada. The funds were raised by Lake City Ford generously donating a portion of their vehicle sales at the dealership during the month of July. The City of... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Dump truck crash closes Yonge StreetINNISFIL – A teenager was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre with serious inj
Dump truck crash closes Yonge Street
Barrie Examiner / Posted 13 hours ago
INNISFIL – A teenager was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre with serious injuries after his car crossed Yonge Street and struck a fully-loaded dump truck at County Road 89 Thursday afternoon. The truck driver was shaken up and in shock, but not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2050 Population Explosion - Is Nigeria Ready for 397 Million PeopleBy 2050, Nigeria, currently the seventh most populous country in the world, wil
2050 Population Explosion - Is Nigeria Ready for 397 Million People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
By 2050, Nigeria, currently the seventh most populous country in the world, will rise to the fourth spot with an estimated 397 million people, the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), a Washington-based organisation that informs people around the world... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Partners With Israel to Tackle Water, Environmental ChallengesThe Federal Government has concluded plans to partner with the State of Israel
FG Partners With Israel to Tackle Water, Environmental Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
The Federal Government has concluded plans to partner with the State of Israel to tackle water and environmental challenges in the country. The decision was taken at joint conference with the Israeli Embassy, the ministries of water resources and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fleeing Drought, Climate Migrants Press Fertile EastMutare — In the eastern highlands of Manicaland province, crudely built wood, m
Fleeing Drought, Climate Migrants Press Fertile East
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Mutare — In the eastern highlands of Manicaland province, crudely built wood, mud, and thatch hovels cling perilously to the mountainsides. The illegal homes, the government says, belong to migrants who have fled drought-prone areas of the province... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Fleeing drought, climate migrants press Zimbabwe's fertile eastThe illegal homes, the government says, belong to migrants who have fled drough
Fleeing drought, climate migrants press Zimbabwe's fertile east
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
The illegal homes, the government says, belong to migrants who have fled drought-prone areas of the province in search of fertile soil and good rains. And they are growing in number every year. Droughts linked to climate change are rendering... Read more
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The Star
Put out your fires fast, Wan Junaidi tells IndonesiaPETALING JAYA: Malaysia wants Indonesia to put out its open burning fires quick
Put out your fires fast, Wan Junaidi tells Indonesia
The Star / Posted yesterday
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia wants Indonesia to put out its open burning fires quickly before the haze here worsens. Natural Resources and Environ­ment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar (pix) said Malaysia had written to Indonesia on the... Read more
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Daily News
Manage waste with hasteWaste is a pressing environmental, social and economic issue. Increasing consum
Manage waste with haste
Daily News / Posted yesterday
Waste is a pressing environmental, social and economic issue. Increasing consumption and developing economy continue to generate a large amount of waste which needs more effort to reduce and prevent it. While waste was viewed as disposable in the... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Lamont declares agricultural disasterLamont County is the most recent municipality in Alberta to declare a state of
Lamont declares agricultural disaster
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted yesterday
Lamont County is the most recent municipality in Alberta to declare a state of agricultural disaster. Following Sturgeon County’s declaration of the same in July, Lamont released on Aug. 5 that their farmers, too, were falling victim to dry weather... Read more
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Juneau Empire
BC mines minister talks transboundary mines, Tulsequah Chief cleanupBritish Columbia Minister of Energy and Mines William “Bill” Bennett, who is on
BC mines minister talks transboundary mines, Tulsequah Chief cleanup
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
British Columbia Minister of Energy and Mines William “Bill” Bennett, who is on a four-day trip to Southeast Alaska, said after visiting the Tulsequah Chief Mine on Monday that the pollution the defunct mine has been draining into the Taku River... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Cincinnati Zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mateCINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States o
Cincinnati Zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
CINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species. Conservation experts at the Cincinnati... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mateCreated: 08/26/2015 3:52 AM By: By DAN SEWELL CINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that ha
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 2 days ago
Created: 08/26/2015 3:52 AM By: By DAN SEWELL CINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered... Read more
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Salon.com
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mateCINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States o
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
CINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species. Conservation experts at the Cincinnati... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mateCINCINNATI (AP) � A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States o
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
CINCINNATI (AP) � A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species. Conservation experts at the Cincinnati... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mateCINCINNATI (AP) � A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States o
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago
CINCINNATI (AP) � A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species. Conservation experts at the Cincinnati... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Angola Chairs LDC Group At Negotiations On Climate ChangeLuanda — The Republic of Angola chairs the group of the Least Developed Countri
Angola Chairs LDC Group At Negotiations On Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Luanda — The Republic of Angola chairs the group of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of the 21st Conference of the United Nations Parties on Climate Change, to be held in December this year in France, said on Monday the Secretary of State for... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mateCINCINNATI (AP) � A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States o
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
CINCINNATI (AP) � A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species. Conservation experts at the Cincinnati... Read more
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The Evening Sun
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mateCINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States o
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate
The Evening Sun / Posted 2 days ago
CINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species. Conservation experts at the Cincinnati... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mateCINCINNATI (AP) - A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States o
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate
New Jersey Herald / Posted 2 days ago
CINCINNATI (AP) - A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species. Conservation experts at the Cincinnati... Read more
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York Daily Record
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mateCINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States o
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
CINCINNATI (AP) — A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species. Conservation experts at the Cincinnati... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mateCINCINNATI (AP) � A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States o
US zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
CINCINNATI (AP) � A zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States on Tuesday announced plans to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species. Conservation experts at the Cincinnati... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Angola Negotiates New Climate Change Agreement Based On ConstitutionLuanda — The negotiations around the New Global Agreement on Climate Change, by
Angola Negotiates New Climate Change Agreement Based On Constitution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Luanda — The negotiations around the New Global Agreement on Climate Change, by Angola are being defined based on the Constitution, environment law of plants and other sector legislation, said Monday, in Luanda, the Director of the Office of Climate... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
SmOkanagan gets craftyThe grey haze blanketing the North Okanagan means tourists are getting creative
SmOkanagan gets crafty
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 2 days ago
The grey haze blanketing the North Okanagan means tourists are getting creative. The thick smoke that moved into the region from U.S. wildfires Sunday has resulted in Vernon Visitor Centre staff handing out lists of indoor activities, something... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Servicom Charges Environment MinistryThe Chief SERVICOM Officer Mrs. Nnenna Akajemeli has called on the Ministry of
Servicom Charges Environment Ministry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Chief SERVICOM Officer Mrs. Nnenna Akajemeli has called on the Ministry of Environment and its agencies to step up service delivery in order to ensure that the nation develops in harmony with the environment. Mrs. Akajemeli said this in Abuja... Read more
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The Star
KL to discuss haze with JakartaPETALING JAYA: Na­­tural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan J
KL to discuss haze with Jakarta
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Na­­tural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar will be meeting his Indonesian counterpart to tackle the issue of transboundary haze. Parts of Malaysia, especially in Sarawak, have been affected by... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
More smoke headed for the Okanagan, tourism hampered by hazeThick smoke settled in the valley Saturday night, courtesy of northerly winds f
More smoke headed for the Okanagan, tourism hampered by haze
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 2 days ago
Thick smoke settled in the valley Saturday night, courtesy of northerly winds fanning the flames of a Washington wildfire and it's not expected to clear out soon. "We may be hit by a second wave of smoke (Wednesday)," said Tarek Ayache, an air... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Bear caution season heats upBear calls are coming in daily by the dozen, the Conservation Officer Service i
Bear caution season heats up
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Bear calls are coming in daily by the dozen, the Conservation Officer Service in Williams Lake confirmed Friday. “They are coming in from all directions, and this week we already destroyed one bear that was accessing garbage out at the Chimney... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Gibraltar seeks increase in water discharge amountsGibraltar Mine is seeking permission to increase its permitted discharge of wat
Gibraltar seeks increase in water discharge amounts
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Gibraltar Mine is seeking permission to increase its permitted discharge of water into the Fraser River by 50 per cent. During a presentation to the Cariboo Regional District Friday, the mine’s general manager Richard Tremblay told the board the... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Environment Canada air quality advisory standsSmoky skies advisory over the entire Okanagan Valley, north and South Thompson,
Environment Canada air quality advisory stands
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 2 days ago
Smoky skies advisory over the entire Okanagan Valley, north and South Thompson, Similkameen, Fraser Canyon, Nicola, Shuswap and the entire Boundary and Kootenay areas. The Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the Interior Health Authority,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos Issues Flood AlertLagos — The Lagos State government yesterday alerted residents of coastal and l
Lagos Issues Flood Alert
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Lagos — The Lagos State government yesterday alerted residents of coastal and low level areas of the state to relocate to high areas to avoid impending heavy floods. The government said the warning followed the outcome of the recent flood management... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Countries Drafting Plans On How to Stop Planet From Warming FurtherWater. I need water. Not food," 35-year-old Limpa Lanakai said in her native Sa
Countries Drafting Plans On How to Stop Planet From Warming Further
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Water. I need water. Not food," 35-year-old Limpa Lanakai said in her native Samburu language. "If I have no water, food means nothing to me." The mother of four, a resident of Mokori in Isiolo County in Kenya's Rift Valley, and four other women are... Read more
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BC Local News
Fraser Valley under air quality advisoryMetro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fras
Fraser Valley under air quality advisory
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Metro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fraser Valley because of elevated concentrations of fine particulate matter, due to smoke from wildfires in Washington State. People with chronic underlying medical... Read more
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Nelson Star
Smoky skies advisory expanded to all Kootenay/BoundaryThe Ministry of Environment and Interior Health have expanded a smoky skies adv
Smoky skies advisory expanded to all Kootenay/Boundary
Nelson Star / Posted 3 days ago
The Ministry of Environment and Interior Health have expanded a smoky skies advisory issued Thursday to include the entire Kootenay/Boundary due to forest-fire smoke. “Southerly winds have continued to spread further north heavy plumes of smoke from... Read more
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Smoky skies advisory in effect for ShuswapThe Ministry of Environment has issued a smoky skies advisory for the entire Ok
Smoky skies advisory in effect for Shuswap
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 3 days ago
The Ministry of Environment has issued a smoky skies advisory for the entire Okanagan-Shuswap. As of Saturday afternoon, southerly winds have been widely spreading northwards heavy plumes of smoke from the large wildfires burning in Washington... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Smoky skies advisory in effect for ShuswapThe Ministry of Environment has issued a smoky skies advisory for the entire Ok
Smoky skies advisory in effect for Shuswap
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 3 days ago
The Ministry of Environment has issued a smoky skies advisory for the entire Okanagan-Shuswap. As of Saturday afternoon, southerly winds have been widely spreading northwards heavy plumes of smoke from the large wildfires burning in Washington... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Smokey Skies Advisories in effect for the East Kootenay areaThe East Kootenay area has been put under a smoke advisory warning after smoke
Smokey Skies Advisories in effect for the East Kootenay area
Fernie Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
The East Kootenay area has been put under a smoke advisory warning after smoke from other fires is drifting into the area and effecting the air quality. The Smokey Skies Advisory went into effect just before 10 a.m. on Aug. 23. The majority of the... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Fraser Valley under air quality advisoryMetro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fras
Fraser Valley under air quality advisory
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Metro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fraser Valley because of elevated concentrations of fine particulate matter, due to smoke from wildfires in Washington State. People with chronic underlying medical... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Fraser Valley under air quality advisoryMetro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fras
Fraser Valley under air quality advisory
Abbotsford News / Posted 3 days ago
Metro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fraser Valley because of elevated concentrations of fine particulate matter, due to smoke from wildfires in Washington State. People with chronic underlying medical... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Fraser Valley under air quality advisoryMetro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fras
Fraser Valley under air quality advisory
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 3 days ago
Metro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fraser Valley because of elevated concentrations of fine particulate matter, due to smoke from wildfires in Washington State. People with chronic underlying medical... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Washington fires bring air quality advisory to ChilliwackAn air quality advisory issued Sunday for the eastern Fraser Valley continued M
Washington fires bring air quality advisory to Chilliwack
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 3 days ago
An air quality advisory issued Sunday for the eastern Fraser Valley continued Monday. Smoke drifting in from a series of wildfires in norther Washington state was blamed for the advisory. The smoke began appearing Saturday afternoon, driving up air... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Fraser Valley under air quality advisoryMetro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fras
Fraser Valley under air quality advisory
Aldergrove Star / Posted 3 days ago
Metro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fraser Valley because of elevated concentrations of fine particulate matter, due to smoke from wildfires in Washington State. People with chronic underlying medical... Read more
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Langley Times
Fraser Valley under air quality advisoryMetro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fras
Fraser Valley under air quality advisory
Langley Times / Posted 3 days ago
Metro Vancouver has issued an air quality advisory for central and eastern Fraser Valley because of elevated concentrations of fine particulate matter, due to smoke from wildfires in Washington State. People with chronic underlying medical... Read more
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The Borneo Post
It’s transboundary hazePoor air quality, hazy conditions in the state expected to linger on till end o
It’s transboundary haze
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
Poor air quality, hazy conditions in the state expected to linger on till end of next month Workers repairing a roof in Kuching. They are seemingly unperturbed by the haze that engulfed the city yesterday. — Photo by Chimon Upon KUCHING: The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Persons Allegedly Missing As Rain Destroys Property in Ilorin, MakurdiProperty worth several millions of naira has been destroyed in Ilorin, Kwara St
Four Persons Allegedly Missing As Rain Destroys Property in Ilorin, Makurdi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Property worth several millions of naira has been destroyed in Ilorin, Kwara State capital following a three-hour heavy down pour which started around 4.00 pm of Thursday evening in the city. This is as torrential rain nearly submerged Makurdi,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
News in BriefDashen brewery to commence production in Debre Birhan plant The brewery plant
News in Brief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Dashen brewery to commence production in Debre Birhan plant The brewery plant Dashen built in Debre Birhan town, 130km northeast of Addis Ababa, will commence production in the month of September. The plant, which is the second for Dashen, will... Read more
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BC Local News
Smoke to stick around for a few daysSmoke blowing in from the large wildfires in the United States is going to stic
Smoke to stick around for a few days
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
Smoke blowing in from the large wildfires in the United States is going to stick around for the next few days, and is inhibiting firefighting air operations. The smoke was blown into southern B.C. Saturday evening by strong southerly winds. A... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Smoke Skies Advisories in effect for the East Kootenay areaThe East Kootenay area has been put under a smoke advisory warning after smoke
Smoke Skies Advisories in effect for the East Kootenay area
Fernie Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
The East Kootenay area has been put under a smoke advisory warning after smoke from other fires is drifting into the area and effecting the air quality. The Smokey Skies Advisory went into effect just before 10 a.m. on Aug. 23. The majority of the... Read more
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