Tag: Environment

‘Corals are being cooked’: A third of Taiwan’s reefs are dying

Nearly a third of Taiwan's corals are dying from bleaching caused by warming oceans in an alarming phenomenon that poses a severe threat to...
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Penang appeals to Putrajaya to stop rare earth mining in Kedah

GEORGE TOWN, Dec. 9 — Penang is urging Putrajaya to stop rare earth mining activities in Ulu Muda, Sik and Baling in Kedah to...

A car-free Singapore?

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 6 — The invention of the automobile is creditedto Karl Benz. In 1886, his motor wagon featured gears,a carburettor, radiator and...

The environmental costs of a Covid GE

The guidelines set out to ensure the safety and health of voters on Polling Day indicate that Singapore might see a huge amount of...

Face masks wash ashore in Sydney after Singaporean ship loses containers

Singapore—A Singaporean cargo ship is under investigation after having lost numerous containers of medical supplies and other goods. Sydney residents have reported finding surgical...

Citizens battle to save China’s sickly ‘mother river’

by Poornima WEERASEKARA Water has been a source of death as well as a source of life for a generation in Shenqiu, a region fed...

Slash emissions now or miss 1.5C goal, UN warns

by Patrick Galey with Marlowe Hood The world will miss its chance to avert climate disaster without an immediate and all-but-impossible fall in fossil fuel...

‘Uncharted territory’ as bushfires rage across Australia’s east

by Andrew BEATTY Australian firefighters warned they were in "uncharted territory" as they struggled to contain more than a dozen out-of-control bushfires across the east...

Scores of Indian farmers arrested over polluting fires

More than 80 farmers have been arrested in northern India for starting fires that contributed to the recent pollution crisis in New Delhi and...

Black year for European beekeepers

by Celine CORNU with Isabel MALSANG in Paris, Laurence BOUTREUX in Madrid and Mihaela RODINA in Bucharest This year has been a black one for...
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