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Monday, December 16, 2019

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT

The US government has thrown out a new rule intended to limit the numbers of endangered whales and sea turtles getting caught in fishing...

An unusually cold weather front has been blamed for killing up to 85 mostly elderly people in Taiwan. The semi-official Focus Taiwan news website reported...

The Obama administration has blocked new oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Ocean. The move handed a victory to environmentalists who say industrial activity...

Officials fear the death toll from flooding in Texas sparked by Hurricane Harvey could soar once the water recedes from one of America's most...

More than 750 people have died in southern India since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country. The south-eastern states of...

An industrial plant in India is turning carbon dioxide generated from its coal-powered boiler into baking powder. Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals, a fertiliser manufacturing company in...

A stricken sperm whale which washed up on a beach in Norfolk is unlikely to survive because it’s too big to be lifted or...

Rome's water utility is planning to reduce water pressure in factories and buildings across the capital in its latest effort to combat a nationwide...

A woman has died after collapsing while hiking and mountain biking during a record-breaking heatwave in Phoenix. Fire officials said the 28-year-old started biking with...

Italian authorities are facing questions on whether they underestimated the risks facing a snowbound mountain hotel hours before an avalanche hit. Rescue crews using heavy...