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If We Run Out Of Names For Storms, It’s Because We’re Running Out Of Ice

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The collapse of Canada’s largest ice sheet, the 4,000 year old Milne ice shelf, should be setting off alarm bells everywhere. Our world is fast losing the air conditioner that stabilizes the whole global climate system: Arctic ice.  As 43% of the ice sheet broke into pieces at the end of July, Tropical Storm Isaias became the earliest ninth named storm on record. Isaias proceeded to hammer the Caribbean, U.S. East Coast and Southern Canada with rain and fierce winds, killing eleven and leaving millions without ...

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Uganda Finally Considers Reopening Airport, Opens Doors To Tourism

Borders and Entebbe airport to reopen for tourism

The consideration of reopening airport and open doors to tourism has excited many tourists, something that has given hope to many who had booked prior to coronavirus outbreak and suspending the international travel. On Wednesday, 260 tourists who had already made bookings prior to the country’s pandemic lockdown, reported at the Katungulu entry point of the Queen Elizabeth National Park ...

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World Animal Protection Responds To Reports Of Hundreds Of Elephants Dying In Botswana

WAP Responds To Reports Of Hundreds Of Elephants Dying In Botswana

A few days ago Botswana announced the death of hundreds of elephants in it’s reservation under unclear circumstances. Most of the death took place near Seronga Village on the northern edges of Okavango Delta, a huge swampy region which receives a huge wildlife populations. Edith Kabesiime, Wildlife Campaign Manager, World Animal Protection Africa, said: “The unexplained and catastrophic death of ...

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How To Identify Venomous Snakes

How to identify venomous snakes

Snakes have the ability to terrify many people even when they are not venomous. Venomous snakes drive fear into every rational human being’s heart, as everyone has heard stories about deadly snake bites. Of all of the species of snakes in the United States, there are 20 species of venomous snakes. 16 of these species are all of the rattlesnake ...

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Civil Society Activists Warn Government Over Biodiversity Loss

Civil Society Activists Warn Government Over Biodiversity Loss

Civil society activists have warned government over biodiversity loss and called on government to put up measures to contain major biodiversity losses. Celebrating world environment day on 5th June under the global theme for “Celebrate Biodiversity” warned that Uganda’s biodiversity is under serious threat due to several factors mainly human induced activities like clearing land for settlement, infrastructural development and ...

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