Monday, September 21, 2015

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A new class of pesticides positioned to replace neonicotinoids may be just as harmful

Europe to ban halogen lightbulbs on Sept 1

Halogen lightbulbs will be banned across Europe from Sept

Residents prepare as hurricane near Hawaii strengthens

Hawaii residents rushed to grocery stores Tuesday to stock up on bottled water, ramen

Growing vulnerabilities of tigers: 50 beaten dead in 18 years

Fifty tigers were beaten to death in the areas adjacent to the Sundarbans in

Carbon emissions goals at risk

African and South Asian nations could miss national targets

Environment pollution takes serious turn in Cumilla

Environment pollution, especially emission of huge quantity toxic elements

Deer poaching in Sundarbans rises as authorities fail to act

Deer poaching and hunting in the Sundarbans under Satkhira range have increased in

Flying lava injures 23 in Hawaii

Flying lava has struck a tour boat in Hawaii, injuring 23 people, officials in the

Bangladesh among ‘most at risk’ in struggle to stay cool

More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and

Sanofi shuts down factory over toxic waste outcry

French pharmaceuticals group Sanofi announced late Monday an immediate

Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas

An environmental pressure group claimed 

Sundari disappearing fast in Sundarbans for salinity, diseases

Sundari tree, one of the most extensively found mangrove species in the Sundarbans, are

Brahmaputra rises further in Gaibandha

The Brahmaputra, one of the mighty rivers of the country

Wildfires spark evacuations in northern California

War on plastic leaves manufacturers clutching at straws

For decades, plastic straws have been 

Part of Kuakata sea beach at risk of disappearing

A two-km area of the sea beach in Kuakata, the second largest tourist spot of the country with a

15 die as flood hits northern Vietnam

by torrential rain over the weekend in Vietnam’s northern mountainous 

River erosion takes serious turn in Faridpur

The devastating erosion by the mighty River Padma has taken a serious turn

Mt. Shinmoe volcano in southwestern Japan erupts again

Mt. Shinmoe in southwestern Japan 

Earth’s intact forests vanishing at accelerating pace: scientists

Earth’s intact forests shrank by an area larger than Austria every year from 2014

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

Decades of commercial mountaineering have turned Mount Everest into the world’s

Japan passes anti-plastic law

A bill intended to reduce the volume of microplastics dumped into the ocean was approved by

Ban plastic bags: UN

Less than a 10th of all the plastic ever made has been recycled, and governments

Guatemala toll rises to 73 after strong explosion

A powerful explosion sparked a mass evacuation Tuesday of

Toll rises in Guatemala volcano as more bodies recovered

Rescue workers pulled more bodies Monday from under the dust and rubble left by

Current lava flows are hottest, fastest of latest eruption

The hottest and fastest-moving lava of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption spread across new parts

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