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Environment

Environment

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

 
 Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton discoveredTyrannosaurus rex skeleton discovered by The Ovi Team
August 12th; on this day in 1990, fossil hunter Susan Hendrickson discovers three huge bones jutting out of a cliff near Faith, South Dakota. They turn out to be part of the largest-ever Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever discovered, a 65 million-year-old sp
 
 The Lasting Condition: Drought in AustraliaThe Lasting Condition: Drought in Australia by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
Humans are a funny species. They create settlements along fault lines that, on moving, can create catastrophe, killing thousands.
 
 Trans-Siberian completedTrans-Siberian completed by The Ovi Team
21st July 1904; Decreed by a Czar, built by thousands of workers over a period of more than a decade, the Trans-Siberian Railway is officially completed. As you'd expect with a project of this size, complexity and scope, "officially completed" is a rel
 
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 World Refugee DayWorld Refugee Day by The Ovi Team
The United Nations' (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event honours the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.
 
 World Sickle Cell DayWorld Sickle Cell Day by The Ovi Team
June 19th; Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a serious condition that affects people all over the world; the complications that arise from it are usually fatal. Sickle cell disease is a set of red blood cell disorders that are mostly inherited. In sickle cell
 
 World Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought by The Ovi Team
The United Nations' World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is annually observed on June 17 to highlight the urgent need to curb the desertification process. It also aims to strengthen the visibility of the drylands issue on the international env
 
 Zebra CrossingsZebra Crossings by The Ovi Team
14th June 1961; following increasing numbers of accidents at uncontrolled zebra crossings a new type of road crossing with push button controls which will allow pedestrians to stop traffic with flashing lights is to be introduced next year.
 
 World Ocean DayWorld Ocean Day by The Ovi Team
On World Oceans Day people around the planet celebrate and honour the body of water which links us all, for what it provides humans and what it represents. Be a part of this growing global celebration! Thanks to The Ocean Project and The World Ocean Netwo
 
 World Environment DayWorld Environment Day by The Ovi Team
World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. World Environment Day activities take place all year round but climax on 5 June every year, involving ever
 
 Planet Junk: Is Earth the Largest Garbage Dump in the Universe?Planet Junk: Is Earth the Largest Garbage Dump in the Universe? by Ovi Magazine Guest
To start, just listing the types of rubbish generated by humans or the locations into which each of these is dumped is a staggering task beyond the scope of one article.
 
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