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African mountain forests, carbon sinks

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10-11-21

A new study now reveals that African mountain forests are capable of storing nearly 150 tons of carbon per hectare, much more than the amount estimated by climatologists.

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Drought in Syria

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02-11-21

Syria has been affected by a devastating drought in 2020 and 2021, affecting 1.3 million people according to the UN. 

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Gezira, the Cotton Region of Sudan

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26-10-21

The Sudanese government is launching in 2021, a project to renovate the irrigation canals in the Gezira region between the Blue Nile and the White Nile, to revive cotton production, which represented a third of exports in 1970.

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World Earthworm Day

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21-10-21

On October 21 we celebrate World Earthworm Day to honour Charles Darwin and the publication of his study on earthworms. 

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Colombus Day

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12-10-21

Christopher Columbus landed on October 12, 1492, after 9 weeks of crossing, on the ground of a new world he thought to be India when he had just discovered the Bahamas. 

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Mud Volcano in Azerbaijan

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05-10-21

4,800m is the distance calculated using Sentinel-2 imagery between the mud volcano that exploded on July 4, 2021 and oil and gas platforms in the Caspian Sea. 

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World Maritime Day

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30-09-21

The International Maritime Organization is celebrating World Maritime Day on September 30 the world over.

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Rhinoceros Day

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22-09-21

Incessant downpours for more than a week made the Brahmaputra and other rivers burst their banks across the Kaziranga National Park, India,  which homes to the world's largest single-horned rhino population.

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