Tag: Environment

Open Defecation in Nigeria

Unicef/Crib Open Defecation Campaign – Nigeria Requires N900 Billion to Eradicate Trend – Govt

Owerri — The Federal Government has revealed that the sum of Nine hundred billion naira (N900b) would be required to end the ugly trend of Open Defecation in the country before the end of...
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Africa: Waste Management Company Veolia Steps Up to Air Pollution Threat

To fight air pollution, a global menace that claims 7 million lives each year, everybody has to do their part - from governments, to businesses to individuals.To mark this year's World Environment Day, Veolia--a...
Hawaii

Hawaii Warns Tourists About Parasite That Can Infest Human Brains

If you’re planning a trip to Hawaii, be mindful of what you eat, the state’s Department of Health states in an advisory published last week.Officials are ramping up efforts to warn tourists about rat...
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Ghana: Sanitation War – There Is Need for More Action

One of the promises that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo made soon after becoming President is that Accra will become the cleanest city in Africa.The President perhaps made the promise after recognising that the...
Plastic Bags Ban

Tanzania: Plastic Bags Ban – Protecting Local Communities From Industrial Pollution

THE government is currently in a move to keep clean the environment for industrial development and get rid of exploitation of its natural resources in an attempt to improve its economic stability.Regrettably, the process...

Infographic: Climate Change And Nutrition

Affecting over 821 million people worldwide, more than one in ten people go hungry every day. After years of steady decrease in global undernourishment statistics, the previous two years has shown instead an increase.Extreme...
Sewer Gas

Heart, Lung Issues and Risk of Death From Sewer Gases

That smell of rotting eggs rising from your home's sink may be deadly. Serious health issues arise from sewer gases, and these issues can even lead to death. One woman in Kansas City recently...
Sewer workers

Sewer Workers: Health Hazards of Working in Sewage & Sanitation

Working in sewage and sanitation is a messy job. Depending on how advanced the sewage system is, it can also be a dangerous job that poses serious health hazards.From harmful gas exposure to musculoskeletal...
Sewer Gas

The 4 Health Dangers of Sewer Gas

Most people take their water and sewer lines for granted. These pipes carry our waste, so we don't have to deal with it. But as human waste decomposes, it sets off some noxious gases...
Environment Impacts

6 Ways the Environment Impacts Your Health

We live every day in the conditions of our environment, but you might not give it much though unless specifically provoked. It is something that you should think about, though, for a number of...
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