Monday, 10 October 2011

UN Advises Prudent Use of Abundant Resources in the Democratic Republic of Congo

  UNNews  - Monday, October 10, 2011
New York, Oct 10 2011 - The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has the capacity 

to become the driving force of Africa’s economic development if its vast forests, water 

resources and trillions of dollars worth of mineral reserves are used prudently, 

according to the findings of a United Nations assessment released today.
Courtesy UNEP 

The second-largest ice sheet in the Arctic - Canada's Milne sheet, has collapsed.

This animation shows the sheet rapidly receding, losing almost half its mass.