Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – The rapidly growing car population in East African cities is driving fears of increased rise in lung diseases linked to pollutants from car fumes, cooking stoves and the soot from industries found mostly near low income settlements in urban centres, state officials have warned. Experts drawn from [...]
©- - 05 november 2019 - 20:52:53 - thread Environment (415 words)

Bamako, Mali (PANA)   -   The Malian Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries said here Monday significant amounts of runoff water from the Niger River had drained and caused high fish mortality in the village of Baguineda in the commune of Baguineda, Kati circle, Koulikoro region, about 40 km from Bamako. A statement [...]
©- - 20 may 2019 - 23:30:58 - thread Environment (289 words)

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner warned Wednesday that the destruction of the ozone layer by chemical pollutants and changing lifestyles is likely to worsen the disease burden around the world, including states recovering from a recent Ebola outbreak. “The revenge of nature is becoming [...]
©- - 17 february 2016 - 18:24:19 - thread Environment (548 words)