Category: Environment

New study sparks reminder for seagrass preservation

CANBERRA: According to a new study, an increase in carbon dioxide emissions, equivalent to five million cars a year has been caused by the loss of seagrass meadows around the […]

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Siberian temperatures hit June record, fires spread: EU data

GENEVA/MOSCOW: Temperatures in Arctic Siberia soared to a record average for June amid a heat wave that is stoking some of the worst wildfires the region has ever known, European […]

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Curb climate change, protect environment to prevent future pandemics: Experts

NAIROBI: Land degradation, wildlife exploitation, intensive farming and climate change are driving the rise in diseases that, like the coronavirus, are passed from animals to humans, United Nations experts said […]

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Brush fire half contained in San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO: A brush fire in California’s Santa Clara County has been half contained, according to Cal Fire officials. On Sunday, Cal Fire officials said the blaze, called Park Fire, […]

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Botswana Elephant Deaths: Botswana reports mysterious deaths of hundreds of elephants | World News

GABORONE: Hundreds of elephants have died mysteriously in Botswana’s famed Okavango Delta, the head of the wildlife department said Thursday, ruling out poaching as the tusks were found intact. The […]

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UN evaluates reports of record Arctic heat in Siberia

GENEVA: The UN weather agency is investigating media reports suggesting a new record high temperature of over 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit) in the Arctic Circle amid a heatwave […]

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Green plates for green cars: Britain boosts zero-emission transport

LONDON: Britain will introduce a distinctive number plate for electric cars later this year to promote cleaner vehicles, the transport secretary said on Tuesday, as the country targets net-zero greenhouse […]

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Germany eyes ‘world number one’ spot in green hydrogen

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Germany on Wednesday said it aimed to become the world’s “number one” in green hydrogen technology, betting the fuel produced by renewable energy sources can both reduce […]

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Let’s commit efforts for cleaner, greener environment: Nadda on environment day | India News

PTI photo NEW DELHI: On World Environment Day, BJP president J P Nadda on Friday highlighted Indian traditions of preserving and venerating nature, while asking people to commit their efforts […]

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Reiterate pledge to preserve biodiversity: PM Modi on World Environment Day | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday pitched for collective efforts to ensure that the planet becomes a better place for future generations. “On #WorldEnvironmentDay, we reiterate our pledge […]

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