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More than 10, 000 street cleaners are scrambling to clean a city that produces 200,000 tons of waste annually; but their job is a Sisyphean task Kalikidan Yibeltal In one uncharacteristically dry late morning in July of this year, three women with straw hats, waterproof safety jackets and plastic boots …

Dr. Henok Wendirad (DVM) On 20th – 22nd, June 2012, the UNCSD also known as Rio+20 will take place in Rio de Janeiro.  Rio+20 is a key milestone in a series of major United Nations conferences, in which the 1992 Earth Summit, United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, was …

Dr. Henok Wendirad (DVM)  On Friday, 11 March 2011 the Japanese coastal city of Tohoku was hit by an earthquake of a 9.0 magnitude with the epicenter approximately 70kms east of the Osheka peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful known earthquake ever to have hit Japan and one …