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World 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 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 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 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
Christmas Island tests by The Ovi Team May 15th 1957; Britain dropped its first hydrogen bomb on Christmas Island in the Pacific Ocean.
U.N. Focus on Forests by Rene Wadlow Humanity is challenged today to be conscious of the consequences of beliefs and actions on the protection of the Planet.
Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster by The Ovi Team 26th April 1986; an explosion and fire at the No. 4 reactor of Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine resulted in a nuclear meltdown sending radioactivity into the atmosphere. The Radiation fallout spread throughout Europe the Chernobyl disaster is cons