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Fossil fuels harming brains, study finds

Fossil fuel pollution

The neurotoxic effects of fossil fuel use and increasing public support for clean energy formed the subject of a recent research at the Centre for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, USA. Fossil fuel pollution from a coal power station In an article titled: “Fossil fuels are harming our brains: identifying key messages about the health effects ...

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Japan boosts blue economy of five Africa countries with $4.5m

Blue Economy

Comoros, Kenya, Mauritius, Madagascar and Seychelles have received $4.5 million from the Japanese government to fund blue economy growth in the countries. Blue and Green Economy The project is aimed at improving coral reef fisheries production for food and nutrition security for populations living along the Indian Ocean. Gabriel Rugalema, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) Kenya ...

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Anej urges action to save Amazon rainforest

Amazon rainforest

The African Network of Environmental Journalists (Anej) has urged African governments and the international community particularly the United Nations and the European Union to urgently stop the “massacre” of the Amazon rainforest in South America. A waterfall in the Amazon rainforest in South America Wildfires have been ravaging the world’s largest rainforest for about three weeks and the world appears ...

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