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World Oceans Day: What must African oceans do to clean up?

World Oceans Day: What must African oceans do to clean up?

AFRICA, Climate, ECO
Tuesday 8 June marks World Oceans Day, a day to inform the public of the impact of human actions on the ocean. The United Nations says: "World Oceans Day reminds everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. They are the lungs of our planet and a major source of food and medicine and a critical part of the biosphere." Africa is no stranger to man-made disasters in its oceans. In August 2020, the pristine coast in Mauritius turned black after a major oil spill caused by a Japanese ship that ran aground.
Future Energy Series: Africa announces the 2021 event edition will be held in Dubai, 8-11 November

Future Energy Series: Africa announces the 2021 event edition will be held in Dubai, 8-11 November

AFRICA, ECO, ENERGY, PAN AFRICA
LONDON, United Kingdom, June 4, 2021/APO Group/ --   After careful evaluation of government guidelines and consultation with customers, the organisers have made the decision to move the dates and location of Future Energy Series: Africa 2021 (FutureEnergySeriesAfrica.com). Originally scheduled from 1-4 November in Cape Town, South Africa, the event will now take place in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) on 8-11 November 2021 in the Madinat Jumeirah alongside the 27th edition of Africa Oil Week. Simon Ford, Portfolio Director at Hyve Group plc said: “Delivering the event to the highest standard and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our attendees has always been our top priority. We believe that hosting the 2021 edition in Dubai will enable us to ensure that the event experien...
Kia’s First Electric Vehicle Edition ‘EV6’ preorders begin June 3

Kia’s First Electric Vehicle Edition ‘EV6’ preorders begin June 3

CARS, Computing, ECO, ELECTRIC, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, TECHNOLOGY, WORLD
Kia has announced that it will be offering a limited run of 1500 units of its new EV6 electric vehicle. The first 1500 EV6 electric cars will be called First Edition and will be offered in unique color combos only available through advanced reservation. First Edition orders start on June 3 at 10 AM PST, and customers can put down a $100 fully refundable deposit to reserve one of the vehicles. Kia currently expects to begin delivering the EV6 First Edition in Q1 of 2022. Among the upgrades, in addition to the unique colors, First Edition buyers get includes an augmented reality head-up display, remote smart parking assist, sunroof, 20-inch wheels, premium 14-speaker audio system, dual-motor all-wheel-drive power, and a battery pack with 77.4 kWh of energy. A trio of limited color...