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Environment

Environment

This section contains articles about science, nature, medicine, anthropology, health and the human spirit.

 
 Oceanus ProcellarumOceanus Procellarum by The Ovi Team
November 19th 1969; Apollo program: Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean land at Oceanus Procellarum (the "Ocean of Storms") and become the third and fourth humans to walk on the Moon.
 
 Fastnet RockFastnet Rock by The Ovi Team
November 10th 1847; the passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked in thick fog off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 92 of the 110 on board. The disaster results in the construction the Fastnet Rock lighthouse.
 
 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict by The Ovi Team
On 5 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict (A/RES/56/4). Though mankind has always counted its war casualties in terms
 
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 WMA welcomes call for greater physician involvement in combating air pollutionWMA welcomes call for greater physician involvement in combating air pollution by Ovi Magazine Guest
The World Medical Association has echoed a high-powered call for health professionals to be more involved in the management of childhood exposure to air pollution.
 
 The red RhineThe red Rhine by The Ovi Team
November 1st 1986; a catastrophic fire at a chemicals factory near Basel, Switzerland, sends tons of toxic chemicals into the nearby river Rhine and turning it red. The fire broke out early in the morning in a storage building used for pesticides, mercury
 
 Denials Down Under: Climate Change and HealthDenials Down Under: Climate Change and Health by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
Richard Horton's note in an October 2015 issue of The Lancet was cautiously optimistic. It described the launch of Doctors for Climate Change Action, led by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)...
 
 IPCC Report: Demise of the 'Here-Us-Now' CivilisationIPCC Report: Demise of the 'Here-Us-Now' Civilisation by Dr. Anis H. Bajrektarevic
The major new report from the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released in Korea on October 8 (2018), is nearly 800 pages long and includes more than 6,000 scientific references.
 
 Richard St. Barbe Baker: The Life of the ForestsRichard St. Barbe Baker: The Life of the Forests by Rene Wadlow
Today, there is a growing awareness that cooperation is required to protect and manage integrated ecosystems which cross national frontiers.
 
 The Eighth planetThe Eighth planet by The Ovi Team
September 23rd 1846; German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovers the planet Neptune at the Berlin Observatory.
 
 Car Free DayCar Free Day by The Ovi Team
Every September 22, people from around the world get together in the streets, intersections, and neighbourhood blocks to remind the world that we don't have to accept our car-dominated society. But we do not want just one day of celebration and then a re
 
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