Pollution

Pollution

EU, US eye more collaboration on climate change: Summit draft

The leaders of the European Union and the United States are set to pledge deeper cooperation on tackling climate change, according to a draft statement prepared for a summit in Brussels next week

EU, US eye more collaboration on climate change: Summit draft

Dhaka four rivers: No effective measures to stop pollution

Water quality of the Dhaka rivers is much lower than the standard to support aquatic lives

Dhaka four rivers: No effective measures to stop pollution

Sri Lanka facing marine disaster from burning ship: official

Sri Lanka is facing its worst beach pollution crisis as tonnes of plastic waste from a burning container ship wash ashore, a senior environment official said Saturday

Sri Lanka facing marine disaster from burning ship: official

World Biodiversity Day

More wild animals killed during pandemic

Human interference in nature has decreased due to lockdowns and various other reasons in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. As a result, in several parts of the world, biodiversity has gained a new ...

More wild animals killed during pandemic

Turkey bans most plastic imports as EU trash found dumped on roadsides

Greenpeace welcomed a ban by Ankara on imports of most plastic waste after the environmental group said it uncovered exports, some possibly illegal, from Britain and Germany that created "mountains" ...

Turkey bans most plastic imports as EU trash found dumped on roadsides

Ethiopia kicks off drive to plant 6b trees in a year

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed kicked off a drive Tuesday to plant six billion trees nationwide this year, highlighting his focus on the environment ahead of elections

Ethiopia kicks off drive to plant 6b trees in a year

No new fossil fuel projects for net-zero: IEA

International Energy Agency called for a rapid and vast ramping up of renewable energy investment and capacity, which bring gains in development, wealth and human health

No new fossil fuel projects for net-zero: IEA

Fossil fuel giants-banks under fire for rise in single-use plastics

Twenty companies - mainly energy and chemicals giants - are the source of half of the world's single-use plastic waste

Fossil fuel giants-banks under fire for rise in single-use plastics

99 of 100 cities most at risk environmentally in Asia

Of the 100 cities worldwide most vulnerable to environmental hazards all but one are in Asia, and four-fifths are in India or China, according to a risk assessment

99 of 100 cities most at risk environmentally in Asia

EU countries want emissions targets to stay linked to wealth: Document

The 27 EU government leaders will hold a summit on 24-25 May to discuss how they plan to meet the EU's new 2030 climate goal - a cut in net emissions of at least 55 per cent from 1990 levels

EU countries want emissions targets to stay linked to wealth: Document
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