Archive: 19/11/2010

Shoppers shrug off fears about toxic reusable bags

(AP) -- So you care about the environment, and you take a reusable shopping bag with you to the grocery store to avoid polluting the planet with countless plastic sacks. Now you find out your bag is made with potentially ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Health
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Turning waste into profit

About 2.6 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation, including more than 10 million in Kenya’s densely populated urban slums. Given the lack of critical infrastructure, slum dwellers go to the bathroom in holes ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Hornless rhino carcasses found in S.Africa

South African wildlife officials have found 18 rhino carcasses dumped by poachers in a remote area with their horns removed, a spokesman for the northern province of Limpopo said Friday.

dateNov 19, 2010 in Ecology
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