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For decades, plastic straws have been 

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

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

Besides lava and ash, Hawaii volcano is pumping out 'vog'

Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has had it all over the past three

Most active volcano in Indonesia spews ash, poisonous gases

Mount Merapi, the most active volcano 

Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud

White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass are billowing into the

Garai, Kali rivers in Kushtia dying due to encroachment

Many structures are being built illegally by encroaching the

Volcano ash plume rises to 12,000 feet in Hawaii

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says an ash plume from within Kilauea volcano's summit crater has

Scientists: Explosive eruption possible at Hawaii volcano

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could soon send boulders and ash

Hundreds flee as Hawaii volcano erupts

A series of fresh earthquakes on Friday, including a powerful magnitude 6.9, hit Hawaii's Big Island,

9 out of 10 people worldwide breathe polluted air: WHO

Nine out of 10 people breathe air containing high

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