Tuesday, April 20, 2021

pollution

Villagers in rural Kedah fear fallout if quarry project continues

They are concerned about the damage to the environment as well as the dangers to their own health and safety.

Biggest sandstorm in decade turns Beijing skies yellow

The city government ordered all schools to cancel outside sport and events and advised those with respiratory diseases to stay inside, while some highways were partially closed.

In India, 71kg of garbage found in stray cow’s stomach

Previous surgeries done by the People For Animals Trust Faridabad organisation have found up to 50kg of waste in cows' stomachs.

Throw out your throwaway culture, green group urges global corporations

Saving the seas from single-use plastic can’t be done by consumers alone.

Plastic bag charge won’t cut it, says activist in anti-pollution push

A more effective approach would be a holistic one targeted at enforcing alternative delivery systems based on re-use and refill.

Human activity threatens species survival, study says

UN study finds that most species have increased the distance they travel due to human influence, by 70% on average.

Oceans warmed steadily over 12,000 years, study says

Earth's oceans have been warming consistently throughout the last 12,000 years, according to new research that authors say shows clearly humanity's profound effect on the climate.

Nestle fined RM90,000 for environmental pollution

The company pleaded guilty to two counts of releasing industrial effluent in excess of the acceptable limit.

4 Indonesians charged over Sungai Muda pollution

No plea was recorded as they did not understand the charge read out to them before the judge.

Long, winding road to solving Selangor’s water crisis

There may be no quick fix to the seemingly never-ending disruptions to water supply plaguing the state.

How the Covid-19 lockdown brought out environmental awareness in people

What decades of public awareness campaigns on protecting the environment failed to do was achieved in just a few months.

Bug out, litterbugs

Littering on roads and highways especially could cause damage to other vehicles or even give rise to accidents as drivers swerve to avoid the garbage.

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