By Edward Wong, NY Times, April 15, 2014
BEIJING—A coastal desalination plant planned for east of Beijing could provide a large portion of the drinking water for the parched Chinese capital by 2019, the state news media quoted officials as saying on Tuesday. The reports indicated that the…
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By Carley Petesch, AP, Mar 12, 2014
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP)—At Lagos’ largest dump, dozens of men gather to sort iron, plastic and nylon atop a 20-foot wall of garbage where hundreds of white herons compete to eat the spoils.
Lagos is engulfed in waste. With a population of more than 20 million, the…
Paris (AFP) March 11, 2014 - With its exploding urban population burning ever more coal and wood, Africa could contribute as much as 55 percent of the world’s particle pollutants by 2030, a study said Tuesday.