• Elephant mine detection makes scents, says researcher

    Longtime victims of landmine contamination in Angola and other southern African countries, elephants are now being considered for a demining role by a research team at the South African University of Witwatersrand. Elephants have over 2000 genes associated with olfactory reception compared to the 811 possessed by dogs. In trials, elephants were 99.7% accurate in detecting TNT […]

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  • From the 1960s to the 1990s, Cambodia was in an almost constant state of war. Saturation bombing, civil war, and genocide scarred its landscapes and its people. As a result, five million explosive remnants of war remain hidden in the countryside. Long-forgotten landmines, grenades, rockets, artillery shells and cluster bombs kill and injure people and […]

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  • Landmines Continue to Claim Victims in Libya

    According to reports from the Libya Herald, each day approximately four or five civilians are killed or severely injured and maimed by uncleared landmines, booby traps or shells. One of the latest victims is 50-year-old Mohamed Al-Arif, who suffered multiple shrapnel injuries after a landmine detonated in his proximity. Landmines and other unexplored ordnance litter Benghazi’s […]

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  • Brazilian Soccer Star Neymar Jr. Joins Handicap International

    Handicap International recently announced that Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. has accepted an offer to be an official ambassador. Through this partnership, Neymar is lending his huge fame to a good cause: empowering the most vulnerable people in the world, people with disabilities living in poor countries, victims of conflicts and natural disasters. Handicap International […]

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  • Landmine News Roundup, Aug. 18: Mine Action Reports from around the Globe

    AFRICA Libya Yet Another Mine-Blast Civilian Victim in Benghazi [Libya Herald] The latest civilian victim of the mines and booby traps that still litter Benghazi’s Suq Al-Hout and Sabri districts was rushed to Jalaa hospital today.  Mohamed Al-Arifi, 50, is understood to have suffered multiple shrapnel injuries after a landmine was detonated.   ASIA Cambodia […]

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