Rubbish conundrum: Tunisia cannot handle its own waste, so why is it importing Europe’s?

Tunisia is drowning in rubbish. Piles of household refuse rot on street corners in neighbourhoods both working-class and upscale. The side of every major road is littered with piles of construction debris and countless plastic bags and empty water bottles.

Western Sahara

Originally posted on Jamie Wanders the World:
We left Fes around 8am to begin our day of 8hrs of driving! Thankfully we had quite a few stops along the way to break up the journey. First stop was at an Alpine village- “the Switzerland of Morocco”. Having just been to Switzerland I can’t say there…

Storms and Floods

Originally posted on Earth Report:
Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms: In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 25w (Malou), located approximately 349 nm south-southwest of Iwo To, is tracking northeastward at 06 knots. Tropical depression 26w (Twenty-six), located approximately 259 nm east-northeast of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, has tracked west-northwestward at 08…

The Sahara

Originally posted on Destination NOW:
Once again, my image of what the Sahara Desert would be like only slightly reflects reality. I didn’t expect to find this very productive farm amidst sand dunes. The farmer’s father, once a member of a nomadic tribe, used ancient techniques to find water. The family hand dug two wells:…