Environment

Fog Causes Pile-Ups In Northern Italy, Three Dead

ROME, Feb 6 (NNN-XINHUA) – At least three people are confirmed dead and dozens are in hospital, as foggy weather…

Tanzania’s NGO Calls For Efforts To Save Endangered Grey-Crowned Cranes

DAR ES SALAAM, Feb 6 (NNN-IRIN) – Nature Tanzania, a non-governmental organisation in Tanzania, that aims to support biodiversity conservation…

Three Killed, 13 Injured In Landslides In North Sumatra

JAKARTA, Feb 4 (NNN-ANTARA) – A family of three was killed and 13 others injured, in landslide-blocked highway, in Tapanuli,…

Vietnamese Capital’s Air Quality At “Very Unhealthy” Level

HANOI, Feb 3 (NNN-VNA) – Air quality in many areas of Vietnam’s capital city Hanoi, was at a very unhealthy…

Cambodia, Thailand Vow To Curb Air Pollution

PHNOM PENH, Feb 3 (NNN-AKP) – Cambodia and Thailand have vowed to prevent smog and other pollutants in the environment,…

Heavy Snowfall Disrupts Normal Life In Parts Of India’s Hilly States

NEW DELHI, Feb 2 (NNN-PTI) – Several areas in India’s northern hilly states, namely Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, received significant…

5.2-Magnitude Quake Hit Near West Coast Of Honshu, Japan

BEIJING, Feb 1 (NNN-XINHUA) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2, jolted near the west coast of Honshu, Japan,…

India Adds Five New Wetlands To Ramsar List, Taking Tally To 80

NEW DELHI, Feb 1 (NNN-PTI) – India has added five more wetlands to the List of Wetlands of International Importance,…

ADB Approves 419.6 Million USD Loan To Boost Indonesia’s Sanitation System

MANILA, Jan 31 (NNN-PNA) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB), today said, it has approved a loan of 419.6 million…

Wildfire Ravages Argentina’s National Park

BUENOS AIRES, Jan 29 (NNN-TELAM) – A forest fire that remained out of control Saturday, has so far destroyed 577…