• EU lists air pollution hotspots as UN warns over child health impact

    EU lists air pollution hotspots as UN warns over child health impact0

    By Jan M Olsen Air quality across Europe is slowly improving, but harmful emissions remain stubbornly high in some countries, according to a study released by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The Copenhagen-based body calculated that air pollution caused more than half a million premature deaths across Europe in 2015 – mostly from tiny airborne

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  • Return of the mauve stingers

    Return of the mauve stingers0

    Thousands of mauve jellyfish could be seen at Camp Bay yesterday, with beach goers advised to exercise caution in the water. The jellyfish were seen in high concentrations on the western side of the Rock, with purple and yellow flags signalling to swimmers the presence of potentially dangerous ocean animals despite otherwise good beach conditions.

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