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Hospital waste contractor faces suspension over floating medical trash

Posted on: January 16th, 2019 | No Comments
CEBU, Philippines – Residents near Mactan Channel are worried about the recent discovery of hospital wastes floating in the said body of water. Authorities from the Department of Environment and...

Duterte warns of closure against establishments polluting Manila Bay

Posted on: January 9th, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to close establishments polluting one of the country’s natural harbors — the Manila Bay. On Tuesday (January 8), the President ordered Environment Secretary...

Death toll from cold front in Greece rises to three

Posted on: January 7th, 2019 | No Comments
The death toll from the cold front which has been battering Greece in the first days of the new year rose to three on Sunday, local authorities said. Firemen retrieved...

Sightseers mesmerized by waterspout off Cyprus coast

Posted on: January 3rd, 2019 | No Comments
    Cyprus residents and tourists visiting island’s north shore kicked off the new year by seeing a spectacular waterspout tear across the sea coast near Kyrenia City on Tuesday...

South Korea bans disposable plastic bags from big supermarkets

Posted on: January 2nd, 2019 | No Comments
    A South Korean government ban on the use of disposable plastic bags at big supermarkets came into effect on Tuesday (January 1) in a bid to protect the environment and...

Winter storm cancels U.S. flights; injures airline passenger, crew member

Posted on: December 28th, 2018 | No Comments
A blizzard that has already canceled or delayed thousands of airline flights and injured a passenger and crew member on a commercial jet over the Dallas area could dump nearly...

Indonesian authorities vow to improve warning system in wake of deadly tsunami

Posted on: December 27th, 2018 | No Comments
    The Indonesian authorities are working to upgrade the warning system after a deadly tsunami caught the locals unprepared on Saturday. The tsunami came without warning. Nobody had a clue...

Carita in west Indonesia devastated by tsunami

Posted on: December 26th, 2018 | No Comments
  Drone video footage Tuesday reveals the serious devastations in Carita in Banten Province left behind by a deadly tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption in Sunda Strait of western...

Scale of devastation on island after deadly Indonesia tsunami

Posted on: December 24th, 2018 | No Comments
Hundreds of homes and other buildings were “heavily damaged” when a tsunami struck the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, killing at least 222 people and injuring hundreds, officials said on...

Commercial structures mainly pollute Manila Bay – DENR

Posted on: December 20th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu personally inspects Estero de San Antonio De Abad  in Manila on Thursday (December 20) in preparation for...