Daily Archives: July 9, 2010

Farm chemicals pollute village tap systems

The Chaiyaphum’s Phu Laenkha headwaters have been contaminated with agricultural chemicals, prompting natural tap water systems at two villages to be suspended and a special clinic opened to treat locals suffering from allergic skin problems. The 1,134-strong Ban Chilong and … Continue reading

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Swiss solar plane makes history

A solar powered aircraft made history Thursday after flying around the clock on the sun’s energy alone, bringing the dream of perpetual flight a step closer. “Nothing can prevent us from another day and night… and the myth of perpetual … Continue reading

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Millions face starvation as Niger prays in vain for rain

To the north of Niger, the creeping Sahara; to the south, oil rich and agriculturally lush Nigeria – this nation straddles the Sahel – dry, hot and cruel. It has suffered catastrophic droughts – 1974, 1984 and 2005. And now, … Continue reading

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World Cup 2010: England are ‘paying price of foreign Premier League’

• President says 77.1% of La Liga players are Spanish • Contrast with 40% English players in Premier League England‘s dismal failure at the World Cup can be blamed on the Premier League‘s inability to promote home-grown talent, according to the president … Continue reading

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Global Warming – Did You Know?

Planetary Emergency Facts about Livestock production and Global warming

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