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NGT seeks info on MoEF's stop-work order on Polavaram projectThe National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forest
NGT seeks info on MoEF's stop-work order on Polavaram project
dna / Posted 43 minutes ago
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to inform it about the status of implementation of its stop work order at the Polavaram project. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked... Read more
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Himachal Pradesh government urges Centre to declare monkeys 'vermin' for 1 more yearMunicipal Corporation (SMC) limits coming to an end on September 14, the Himach
Himachal Pradesh government urges Centre to declare monkeys 'vermin' for 1 more year
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
Municipal Corporation (SMC) limits coming to an end on September 14, the Himachal Pradesh government has urged the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to extend it by another year, officials said on Monday. During the six-month... Read more
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BC Local News
Red Bull video angers Tofino localLake. The log is set on fire and online commenters quickly accused the troupe o
Red Bull video angers Tofino local
BC Local News / Posted 10 hours ago
Lake. The log is set on fire and online commenters quickly accused the troupe of pouring gasoline to set the blaze. Ministry of Environment spokesperson David Karn told the Westerly the B.C. Conservation Officer Service is looking into the... Read more
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dna
You will have to bear expenditure incurred on maintenance: SC to Adarsh Societythe sea at Colaba, to enable the society to move the apex court with the appeal
You will have to bear expenditure incurred on maintenance: SC to Adarsh Society
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
the sea at Colaba, to enable the society to move the apex court with the appeal. In its order, the HC bench had asked the Ministry of Environment and Forest to carry out the demolition at the expense of petitioners (Adarsh Society). It had also... Read more
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dna
NGT reserves order on grant of environment clearance to Adani's Vizhinjam Portreconstituted or would they favour the existing four-member bench to pronounce
NGT reserves order on grant of environment clearance to Adani's Vizhinjam Port
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
reconstituted or would they favour the existing four-member bench to pronounce the decision. After taking instructions, the Ministry of Environment and Forests and other parties, including Adani, agreed that the remaining four members could... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
4800 Animals Vaccinated Against Foot and Mouth DiseaseThe committee comprised representatives of the Ministry; the Food and Agricultu
4800 Animals Vaccinated Against Foot and Mouth Disease
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
The committee comprised representatives of the Ministry; the Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute; the Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management; the Ministry of Local Government; the... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
High-speed boaters make waves at Enderby area lakeand District Services Commission don’t have any jurisdiction over the lake, but
High-speed boaters make waves at Enderby area lake
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 21 hours ago
and District Services Commission don’t have any jurisdiction over the lake, but Baird insists there is a need to lobby the Ministry of Environment to take immediate action. She is calling for signs that prohibit towing and urge boaters to be... Read more
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BC Local News
High-speed boaters make waves at Enderby area lakeand District Services Commission don’t have any jurisdiction over the lake, but
High-speed boaters make waves at Enderby area lake
BC Local News / Posted 21 hours ago
and District Services Commission don’t have any jurisdiction over the lake, but Baird insists there is a need to lobby the Ministry of Environment to take immediate action. She is calling for signs that prohibit towing and urge boaters to be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Residents Call Govt to Open Fishing At Ngamiliaise with relevant departments to ensure the fishermen follow the set procedu
Residents Call Govt to Open Fishing At Ngami
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
liaise with relevant departments to ensure the fishermen follow the set procedure and comply. Mr Moemi Batshabang form Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, said the Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) programme would... Read more
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The Hindu
DMK protest against dam on Sept. 3seeing the “shocking news report” in The Hindu that the Tamil Nadu government h
DMK protest against dam on Sept. 3
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
seeing the “shocking news report” in The Hindu that the Tamil Nadu government had failed to respond to several letters of Ministry of Environment and Forests and Kerala government, he and other party leaders had issued statements condemning the... Read more
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The Hindu
The plastic in your face washhave had discussions on the topic, but enforcement has been deferred. Manufactu
The plastic in your face wash
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
have had discussions on the topic, but enforcement has been deferred. Manufacturers are in discussions with the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), which is studying alternatives for microbeads. We will await directions from... Read more
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Gulf News
Saudi builder Khodari renews $35.2m Islamic facilityfrom 36 to 60 months. In a separate statement, the company said it had won a 69
Saudi builder Khodari renews $35.2m Islamic facility
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
from 36 to 60 months. In a separate statement, the company said it had won a 69 million riyal contract from the kingdom’s Ministry of Environment, Water & Agriculture for the maintenance of water networks. The financial impact of the project is... Read more
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The Hindu
State government in deep slumber: KarunanidhiChief Minister was answerable on reports that the State government had failed t
State government in deep slumber: Karunanidhi
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Chief Minister was answerable on reports that the State government had failed to respond to several letters by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests and Kerala government, because of which the Expert Appraisal Committee had granted Terms... Read more
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The Hindu
CM writes to Modi opposing EIA for dam across Siruvaniriver. In her letter to Mr. Modi, the Chief Minister said the EAC for River Va
CM writes to Modi opposing EIA for dam across Siruvani
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
river. In her letter to Mr. Modi, the Chief Minister said the EAC for River Valley and Hydroelectric Projects of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in its meeting on August 11 and 12, had recommended grant of Standard... Read more
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New Kerala
Karnataka facing severe distress, water should be shared on 'distress pro rata basis': CM - newkerala.com #110696the Supreme Court. Earlier today, seeking withdrawal of recommendation made by
Karnataka facing severe distress, water should be shared on 'distress pro rata basis': CM - newkerala.com #110696
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
the Supreme Court. Earlier today, seeking withdrawal of recommendation made by an Expert Appraisal Committee of the of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to build a dam on Siruvani river at Attappady, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister... Read more
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New Kerala
Jayalalithaa wants PM's intervention, seeks withdrawal of proposal to construct dam on Siruvani river - newkerala.com #110689Chennai[India], Aug. 27 : Seeking withdrawal of recommendation made by an Exper
Jayalalithaa wants PM's intervention, seeks withdrawal of proposal to construct dam on Siruvani river - newkerala.com #110689
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Chennai[India], Aug. 27 : Seeking withdrawal of recommendation made by an Expert Appraisal Committee of the of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to build a dam on Siruvani river at Attappady, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jayalalithaa wants PM Modi's intervention, seeks withdrawal of proposal to construct dam on Siruvani riverto construct a dam on Siruvani was made by an Expert Appraisal Committee for Ri
Jayalalithaa wants PM Modi's intervention, seeks withdrawal of proposal to construct dam on Siruvani river
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
to construct a dam on Siruvani was made by an Expert Appraisal Committee for River Valley and Hydroelectric Projects of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for conducting an Environmental Impact Assessment (EAI) study on the... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
High-speed boaters make waves on Enderby area lakeand District Services Commission don’t have any jurisdiction over the lake, but
High-speed boaters make waves on Enderby area lake
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 2 days ago
and District Services Commission don’t have any jurisdiction over the lake, but Baird insists there is a need to lobby the Ministry of Environment to take immediate action. She is calling for signs that prohibit towing and urge boaters to be... Read more
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New Kerala
Withdraw recommendation for environment study for dam: newkerala.com #110642to withdraw the recommendations made by the Expert Appraisal Committee for Rive
Withdraw recommendation for environment study for dam: newkerala.com #110642
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
to withdraw the recommendations made by the Expert Appraisal Committee for River Valley and Hydroelectric Projects of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The committee at its meeting held on August 11 and 12, recommended grant... Read more
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CBS News
Photos of the weekstadium in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 21, 2016. The artificial rain extinguished th
Photos of the week
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 21, 2016. The artificial rain extinguished the Olympic torch. A wildfire is seen from a Ministry of Environment and Forestry helicopter over Kubu Raya, near Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia August 25,... Read more
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The Hindu
Anbumani, Vaiko oppose Kerala’s proposed dam across Siruvani riverin Kerala. In response to Kerala government’s effort to build check dam across
Anbumani, Vaiko oppose Kerala’s proposed dam across Siruvani river
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
in Kerala. In response to Kerala government’s effort to build check dam across Siruvani river, Dr. Anbumani said the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has given the go ahead for the dam which would affect thousands of farmers in the... Read more
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The Record
Bazookas full of bug spray'where is the vaccine? Where is the vaccine?'" says Ir Nobikana Nganabo Esperan
Bazookas full of bug spray
The Record / Posted 3 days ago
'where is the vaccine? Where is the vaccine?'" says Ir Nobikana Nganabo Esperance, a health promoter employed by the Congo Ministry of Environment. She travels with a vector control team to sensitize locals. "We're trying to explain to them that it... Read more
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International Business Times
Singapore chokes on smoke from Indonesia's slash-and-burn firesgreen activists and by neighbouring south-east Asian nations for failing to sto
Singapore chokes on smoke from Indonesia's slash-and-burn fires
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
green activists and by neighbouring south-east Asian nations for failing to stop the annual fires.A wildfire is seen from a Ministry of Environment and Forestry helicopter over Kubu Raya, near Pontianak, West Kalimantan, IndonesiaAntara Foto/Jessica... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Conservancies Demand More Supportthe laws," she said. "We hope the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry
Conservancies Demand More Support
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the laws," she said. "We hope the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry and the Police will collaborate with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in redressing these long-standing issues. We also thank the President for setting the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Efficient Cookstoves Save Trees - and Chickens - in Kenyaexecutive director of the Tree is Life Trust, based in Nyahururu. The stove wo
Efficient Cookstoves Save Trees - and Chickens - in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
executive director of the Tree is Life Trust, based in Nyahururu. The stove won a Green Innovation Award from Kenya's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in 2014. The prize recognises an innovation that contributes to curbing climate... Read more
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The Economic Times
No decision yet on GM mustard: Environment Ministrybefore moving ahead. There have been reports that the Genetic Engineering Appr
No decision yet on GM mustard: Environment Ministry
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
before moving ahead. There have been reports that the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) established under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has given a positive report on GM mustard and that the government may... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Enhancing Gambian Women Livestock Farmers' Resilience to Climate Changeof rural areas. Thanks to the Gambian government for a strong commitment to env
Enhancing Gambian Women Livestock Farmers' Resilience to Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
of rural areas. Thanks to the Gambian government for a strong commitment to environmental issues and likewise, the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Fisheries, Forestry, Water and Wildlife for the initiative of commemorating the... Read more
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The Hindu
Kerala plans dam across Siruvani riverWith Tamil Nadu government failing to respond to “several letters” sent by the
Kerala plans dam across Siruvani river
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
With Tamil Nadu government failing to respond to “several letters” sent by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests and the Kerala government regarding the latter’s proposal to build a gravity dam across Siruvani river, the Expert Appraisal... Read more
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New Kerala
No decision yet on GM mustard: Environment Ministry - newkerala.com #109979before moving ahead. There have been reports that the Genetic Engineering Appr
No decision yet on GM mustard: Environment Ministry - newkerala.com #109979
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
before moving ahead. There have been reports that the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) established under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has given a positive report on GM mustard and that the government may... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Water Rationing Looms Countrywidedams has also compromised the dams' ability to store more water. To this end, Z
Water Rationing Looms Countrywide
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
dams has also compromised the dams' ability to store more water. To this end, ZINWA, through its parent Ministry, the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate, recently launched the National De-silting Programme under the Food for Work... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
No decision yet on wind turbine appeal16-036. Wpd Canada first submitted the Renewable Energy Approval application i
No decision yet on wind turbine appeal
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
16-036. Wpd Canada first submitted the Renewable Energy Approval application in Aug. 2012. The Ontario government's Ministry of Environment and Climate Change approved the construction of eight, 500 foot wind turbines on Feb. 11. Seven... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
No decision yet on wind turbine appeal16-036. Wpd Canada first submitted the Renewable Energy Approval application i
No decision yet on wind turbine appeal
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
16-036. Wpd Canada first submitted the Renewable Energy Approval application in Aug. 2012. The Ontario government's Ministry of Environment and Climate Change approved the construction of eight, 500 foot wind turbines on Feb. 11. Seven... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Algae-bloom confirmedpresence of blue-green algae has once again been confirmed in Muskrat Lake. The
Algae-bloom confirmed
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 5 days ago
presence of blue-green algae has once again been confirmed in Muskrat Lake. The announcement came Aug. 23 from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change who advised the Renfrew County and District Health Unit that test results from... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Ontario urged not to let Nestle keep taking waterhas been allowed to keep extracting water from a local well even in the midst o
Ontario urged not to let Nestle keep taking water
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 5 days ago
has been allowed to keep extracting water from a local well even in the midst of a severe drought. The group says the Ministry of Environment did not post Nestle's renewal application for the usual 30 days of public comment, and instead... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Paralympian Stars Out to Restore Namibian Pridefinancial support of the team as well as Coca-Cola, Seaflower and Miss Namibia
Paralympian Stars Out to Restore Namibian Pride
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
financial support of the team as well as Coca-Cola, Seaflower and Miss Namibia 2015 for their support. He also thanked the Ministry of Environment and Tourism for coming on board as a partner of the Paralympics team. The deputy permanent secretary... Read more
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Daily Mail
Famous African lion family suffers poisoning tragedy in Namibiabrother, loaded him into a vehicle and transported him to a new home in the Uni
Famous African lion family suffers poisoning tragedy in Namibia
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
brother, loaded him into a vehicle and transported him to a new home in the Uniab Delta 'Tragedy. On 6 Aug 2016 the Ministry of Environment & Tourism approved the translocation of the four “Musketeers” from Tomakas to the Uniab Delta as a... Read more
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New Kerala
No political appointments in pollution control boards: NGT - newkerala.com #109381to complete their tenure and not change along with respective state governments
No political appointments in pollution control boards: NGT - newkerala.com #109381
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
to complete their tenure and not change along with respective state governments. The NGT had last year directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests to submit detailed information about members and office bearers of all State Pollution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
15 A-Ibom LGs Asked to Prepare for FloodingEastern Obolo, Uruan, Ibiono Ibom and Itu. According to the statement, the Sta
15 A-Ibom LGs Asked to Prepare for Flooding
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Eastern Obolo, Uruan, Ibiono Ibom and Itu. According to the statement, the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA and Ministry of Environment team led by Mrs. Ekaette Ekanem, Director of Administration, SEMA during sensitization campaign in... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Feature: 'Stop killing us'or there are legitimate reasons to be in a community, there are corrective meas
Feature: 'Stop killing us'
Revelstoke Review / Posted 6 days ago
or there are legitimate reasons to be in a community, there are corrective measures taken.” Statistics provided by the Ministry of Environment show that COs responded to far fewer bear calls in Revelstoke than in Golden. As of August 17, they... Read more
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BC Local News
Feature: 'Stop killing us'or there are legitimate reasons to be in a community, there are corrective meas
Feature: 'Stop killing us'
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
or there are legitimate reasons to be in a community, there are corrective measures taken.” Statistics provided by the Ministry of Environment show that COs responded to far fewer bear calls in Revelstoke than in Golden. As of August 17, they... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Everyone deserves clean water in Ontariomaking everyone aware of this situation. They are convinced that wind turbines
Everyone deserves clean water in Ontario
Chatham Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
making everyone aware of this situation. They are convinced that wind turbines are the cause of the problem. Apparently the Ministry of Environment recognizes that vibration can cause sediment in the water. If the Environmental Review Tribunal can... Read more
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Timmins Times
Transport Minister promises safety changesBenson is planning to send samples of fish and water to an independent lab for
Transport Minister promises safety changes
Timmins Times / Posted 7 days ago
Benson is planning to send samples of fish and water to an independent lab for analysis. He sent some of the samples to the Ministry of Environment for them to look at their own labs earlier this month. But after being assured that results would be... Read more
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dna
In landmark order, NGT asks Alaknand Power Co to pay Rs 9.26 croresituated in geologically sensitive area of Himalaya, where cloudburst is not a
In landmark order, NGT asks Alaknand Power Co to pay Rs 9.26 crore
dna / Posted 7 days ago
situated in geologically sensitive area of Himalaya, where cloudburst is not a rare phenomena. It also pointed out that the Ministry of Environment and Forest had sounded an alarm regarding the muck disposal. The bench, thus, said that the "having... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'It's very exciting for us'from the gravel pit. The tribunal also will allow an appeal of an environmenta
'It's very exciting for us'
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 7 days ago
from the gravel pit. The tribunal also will allow an appeal of an environmental compliance approval, or ECA, that the Ministry of Environment granted CRH around the time of the water-taking permit. The tribunal has scheduled a preliminary... Read more
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BC Local News
Nelson mayor on sunken pirate ship: "Do something about it"it to be as high profile as it became." Excuses aside, Kozak wants to see acti
Nelson mayor on sunken pirate ship: "Do something about it"
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
it to be as high profile as it became." Excuses aside, Kozak wants to see action. "The RCMP patrol the waters and the Ministry of Environment are responsible for that area. I would say they need to contact the owner and say 'it's time to do... Read more
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Nelson Star
Nelson mayor on sunken pirate ship: 'Do something about it'it to be as high profile as it became." Excuses aside, Kozak wants to see acti
Nelson mayor on sunken pirate ship: 'Do something about it'
Nelson Star / Posted 7 days ago
it to be as high profile as it became." Excuses aside, Kozak wants to see action. "The RCMP patrol the waters and the Ministry of Environment are responsible for that area. I would say they need to contact the owner and say 'it's time to do... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Lake Rosalind residents do own water testsor the results, so an advisory not to use the water remains in place. Results
Lake Rosalind residents do own water tests
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 7 days ago
or the results, so an advisory not to use the water remains in place. Results from a single sample taken on July 11 by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change showed the presence of blue-green algae blooms in Lake Rosalind. Brockton Coun.... Read more
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Hamilton News
A yellow fever epidemic explodes in Congo. People ask ‘where is the vaccine?’'where is the vaccine? Where is the vaccine?'" says Ir Nobikana Nganabo Esperan
A yellow fever epidemic explodes in Congo. People ask ‘where is the vaccine?’
Hamilton News / Posted 7 days ago
'where is the vaccine? Where is the vaccine?'" says Ir Nobikana Nganabo Esperance, a health promoter employed by the Congo Ministry of Environment. She travels with a vector control team to sensitize locals. "We're trying to explain to them that it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kaduna Govt to Ban Sale of High Energy Bulbs - Commissionerthe local construction of turbines powered by domestic waste. "We have already
Kaduna Govt to Ban Sale of High Energy Bulbs - Commissioner
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
the local construction of turbines powered by domestic waste. "We have already entered into discussion with the Federal Ministry of Environment and has shown interest to partner with us to make the project a reality. "The people of the state... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Protecting the Environment? There's an App for Thata way around that - we're always keen to learn about new things." Adja Aissato
Protecting the Environment? There's an App for That
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
a way around that - we're always keen to learn about new things." Adja Aissatou Sy, communications manager at Senegal's Ministry of Environment, said at the workshop that teenagers have limited awareness when it comes to environmental... Read more
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