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The Biggest Landfill Of E-Waste In Ghana

Posted on 26 July 2011 in: Featured Articles, Technology

When you throw away your old computer or laptop, do you ever think where it’s going? Ghana, India, Vietnam, Pakistan, China and Nigeria. It’s awful, but millions of tons of electronic waste from first world countries goes every year to these countries, mainly to Ghana. People there has therefore begun with illegal e-waste trade. 3000 […]

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Unusual Upside-down Trees

Posted on 12 January 2011 in: Featured Articles, Places

If you look at these trees you will notice that something is not right. It looks like they are growing upside-down; the roots are seen up in the air, and not in the ground as they are supposed to be. The so-called Baobab tree grows mostly in Africa and Australia, but only in low-lying areas. […]

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The African Giant Snail – The Largest Snail On Earth

Posted on 15 April 2010 in: Animal Oddity, Featured Articles

The African giant snail, also called as the giant tiger land snail, is the largest snail from its family. The Giant Ghana snail is native to the forest of Ghana, Africa. Those snails are hermaphrodites, like almost all pulmonate gastropods. The shells of these snails grow s to  18 centimeters of length with a  diameter […]

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