Daily Archives: October 7, 2010

Hungarians battle to hold back toxic sludge spill from Danube

Hungary opened a criminal inquiry yesterday into the toxic sludge spill that killed at least four people after a reservoir burst at an aluminium plant.¬†As workers struggled to deal with the flood, the EU urged authorities to do everything they … Continue reading

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Thais reap benefits of buffaloes

Buffaloes have always played an integral part in Thai culture and society. They have been used for centuries by peasants in order to plough their rice fields. ¬†However, Thailand’s buffalo population has declined in recent years with farmers finding modern … Continue reading

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