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In reversal, Mexico calls for moratorium on international deep-sea mining

By Elizabeth Claire Alberts via Mongabay Creature of the deep sea. Image by NOAA. On Nov. 21, Mexico became the latest nation to call for a moratorium on deep-sea mining in international waters. Before this announcement, some Mexican delegates to the International Seabed Authority, the UN-associated body tasked with regulating the activity, had expressed support for fast-tracking mining rules that would enable mining to start. This announcement came two weeks […]

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South Africa’s Mine Union calls for more shaft inspections to avoid accidents

The South African National Union of Mineworkers’ Health and Safety secretary, Masibulele Naki, has underscored the urgent need for mines to clarify and prioritise shaft inspection procedures to prevent accidents. This follows an incident at Impala Platinum in Rustenburg, North West, in which 11 mineworkers were killed and 75 seriously injured. Reports indicate that a lift fell down a one-kilometer shaft for about 200-meters as miners were being brought to […]

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Flight powered by ‘greener fuel’ on way to New York

A flight running on so-called 'greener fuel' is on its way from London to New York. It's the first transatlantic, commercial airliner powered entirely by sustainable aviation fuel, or SAF. But critics have called the Virgin Atlantic flight a 'gimmick', while others warn of the high costs associated with these fuels. Sally Patterson has more.  

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Rani donates to northern police force

The Namibian Police Force northern regional commanders for Oshana, Ohangwena, Oshikoto and Omusati have committed to remain boots on the ground this festive season in order to curb criminal activities. The four made their pledge during a donation of soft drinks worth N$40 000 by the Rani Company at Ongwediva’s Oshiko roadblock on Tuesday. Each region will receive soft drinks valued at N$10 000 to be placed at their respective […]

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Zimbabwe emerges as global leader in blueberry exports

In a noteworthy development, Zimbabwe is making strides in reclaiming its status as Africa's breadbasket, with a recent report by East Fruit Analyst highlighting a remarkable increase in blueberry exports. Contrary to prevailing challenges, this positive trend shows a potential economic turnaround for the country. According to the East Fruit Analyst report, Zimbabwe has outpaced global competitors in blueberry exports, experiencing an impressive 63% annual growth over the past five […]

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