Issue Date: Jul 31, 2007
>> Avian flu was confirmed in Togo, the seventh West African nation to have reported the outbreak on June 22. The virus caused the deaths of
2,000 chicken in June near Togo's capital Lome.
>> Authorities detected polluted water in the Warragamba Dam situated near Sydney in Australia, after rain lashed the city in the last week of June.
It posed a threat to the city's drinking water supply.
>> On June 22, the Perth Magistrate's Court fined aluminium company Alcoa