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India arrests man over shocking death of elephant

India arrests man over shocking death of elephant

Indian police have arrested a plantation worker and are hunting two others after a pregnant elephant died after eating fruit laced with explosives, officials said Saturday, in a case that shocked the country.

Massive thermal plant fuel leak pollutes Siberian river

Massive thermal plant fuel leak pollutes Siberian river

Russian authorities have declared a state of emergency after more than 20,000 tonnes of diesel fuel seeped into a Siberian river sparking concerns from environmentalists.

Major hypermarkets and supermarkets ensure safe and clean shopping environment

Major hypermarkets and supermarkets ensure safe and clean shopping environment

Major hypermarkets and supermarkets in Doha have reassured consumers of a sanitised and clean environment at their stores and in delivering online orders as part of the precautionary measures ...

Help us better environment performance, al-Baker urges engine manufacturers, fuel producers

Help us better environment performance, al-Baker urges engine manufacturers, fuel producers

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive HE Akbar al-Baker has urged aircraft engine manufacturers and fuel producers help aviation industry achieve better environment performance.

Scientists to search for relatives of extinct Galapagos tortoises

Scientists to search for relatives of extinct Galapagos tortoises

A scientific expedition to the Galapagos Islands will spend ten days searching for relatives of two tortoise species believed to be extinct, including those of the archipelago's Lonesome George ...

Smoke haze settles over Australian capital as bushfires burn

Smoke haze settles over Australian capital as bushfires burn

Smoke haze from bushfires raging in Australia spread to the capital Sunday, as firefighters raced to contain more than 140 blazes ahead of a heatwave forecast early this week.

Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

Excavators flanked by Bangladesh riot police are at work demolishing illegal soot-belching brick kilns around the smog-choked capital Dhaka, forcing migrant labourers out of work and back to their villages.

Greta Thunberg arrives in Portugal ahead of climate summit

Greta Thunberg arrives in Portugal ahead of climate summit

Swedish teenage eco-warrior Greta Thunberg arrived in Lisbon on Tuesday after crossing the Atlantic in a catamaran to attend a UN climate change summit in Madrid.

Greta Thunberg bound for Europe as new adventures await

Greta Thunberg bound for Europe as new adventures await

‘Extremely educational’ is how Greta Thunberg sums up her North American sojourn as she prepares to cross the Atlantic once more, this time bound back for Europe.

Asia must quit 'coal addiction': UN chief

Asia must quit 'coal addiction': UN chief

The UN chief on Saturday warned Asia to quit its ‘addiction’ to coal, as climate change threatens hundreds of millions of people vulnerable to rising sea levels across the region.

Climate activists fined for stealing Macron portraits

Climate activists fined for stealing Macron portraits

A French court on Wednesday fined eight activists 500 euros each for stealing official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron from public buildings as part of a protest over climate change.

'Millions' protest in youth-led global climate strike

'Millions' protest in youth-led global climate strike

Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was ‘only the beginning,’ ahead of a UN youth summit she will participate in Saturday.