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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT
David Attenborough presenter of Planet Earth BBC

Sir David Attenborough has made a surprise appearance on Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage to launch the BBC’s new natural history series Seven Worlds, One Planet. The...

Britain has seen a new record temperature set for 2019, with the mercury expected to keep rising. The UK Met Office said a reading of...
France, Heat Wave, Weather, Climate Change, Environment

Authorities around Paris have issued an orange alert for intense heat, the second-highest level on its scale, as very hot temperatures are expected across...
Glaciers in the Himalayas, China,

Cold War-era spy satellite images have shown scientists that glaciers on the Himalayas are now melting twice as fast as they used to. The...
Microplastics, Environment, Greenpeace

A survey of 13 UK rivers has found they all contain microplastics – and one is more polluted than the “great Pacific garbage patch”,...

Environmental activists have vowed to continue attempts to prevent an oil rig from reaching a North Sea field despite the structure leaving port overnight. Greenpeace...

Forecasters have warned of “treacherous” conditions in parts of the UK amid intense rainfall and flooding. Surface water flooding could cause problems for motorists during...

Tory leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt insisted he would be more likely to succeed in Brexit negotiations with Brussels than an “ultra hardliner”. The UK Foreign...
Tornadoes, Weather Warning, Kansas, Idaho, Colorado, New Jersey, Pennsylvania,

A vicious storm has torn through the western outskirts of a US city, spawning one or more tornadoes that downed trees and power lines,...
Kuala Lumpur, Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia, Environment

Malaysia has said it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the UK, US, Canada and Australia,...