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President Mahamadou Issoufou wins 2020 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership

The 2020 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership has been awarded to Mahamadou Issoufou, president of Niger. He is the sixth recipient of the Ibrahim Prize, which recognises and celebrates excellence in African leadership. In its citation, the Prize Committee praised President Issoufou’s exceptional leadership after inheriting one of the world’s […]

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What causes massive fish die-offs?

The low-oxygen levels in the Peconic were found to be related to high water temperatures, high concentrations of fish, and perhaps most importantly, large amounts of early-blooming algae, whose growth was boosted by nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorus) added to the water from human sewage and other runoff. Algae survive through […]