First wolf spotted in Belgium

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nsnbc : `Welcome Wolf´, an organization eager to see wild wolves return to Belgium, reports that it has spotted a first wolf in the wild in Flanders. The animal was sighted in Bocholt in Belgium’s Limburg province. Jan Loos of Welcome Wolf says it’s the first time that scientists can say with absolute certainty that a wolf has been spotted More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Get ready for the full Supermoon on December 3

nsnbc : The full moon on December 3, 2017 represents this year’s only full supermoon. There are 12 full moons in 2017, but only the one on December 3 will come close enough to Earth (222,443 miles or 357,987 More...

The Braidwood nuclear power plant in Will County leaked 35,000 gallons of radioactive waste over two weeks in the spring. Madison Hopkins/BGA
By nsnbc On Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Radioactive waste continues to leak from Illinois power plants: BGA report

nsnbc : An investigation by the US Better Government Association (BGA) found that Illinois nuclear power plants reported at least 35 accidental releases of water contaminated with tritium over the past decade and More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, October 29th, 2017

The Otter is back in Flanders and breeding

nsnbc : The Belgian Institute for Nature and Forest Research, on the first Belgian Mammal Day, announced that the otter is back in Flanders and reproducing there. Otters were endemic to Flanders and indeed to Belgium More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, September 11th, 2017

Greenpeace sends Belgian ministers notice of default over air pollution

nsnbc : The environmental NGO Greenpeace has sent a notice of default about air quality to the Flemish and Walloon Environment Ministers Joke Schauvliege (Christian democrat) and Carlo Di Antonio (Christian democrat). Greenpeace More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Belarusian Energy Minister claims nuclear power plant project complies with all safety standards

nsnbc : Belarusian Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk claimed that the Belarusian nuclear power plant project complies with all safety requirements. The statement was made during a “tour for the press”. More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Mozambique is harvesting first batch of controversial Monsanto WEMA GMO maize

nsnbc : Mozambique is currently harvesting its first genetically modified maize on an experimental plot. The so-called WEMA maize was developed by the scandal-ridden transnational Monsanto. Not everybody is buying More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Even a ‘minor’ nuclear war would be an ecological disaster felt throughout the world

David McCoy (TC) : President Donald Trump’s vow to hit North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen” is an unveiled threat to unleash America’s most potent weapons of mass destruction onto More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Taiwanese youth organization demands timetable for removal of nuclear waste from Orchid Island

nsnbc : The Lanyu Youth Action Alliance, on August 1, demanded that the government of Taiwan provide a timetable for the removal of nuclear waste from Lanyu (Orchid Island) and demanded action instead of lip service More...

Look, a cloud maker in the middle of a Belgian village, isn't that idyllic? Belgium's plagued Tihange NPP
By nsnbc On Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Seventy “new cracks” discovered at Belgium’s ageing Tihange nuclear power plant

nsnbc : Experts discovered new, additional cracks in reactor 2 at the Tihange nuclear power plant, located near the city of Liege, said Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon. The discovery of some 70 new cracks contradicts More...