Sunday, January 12, 2020

Taal Volcano : Philippine officials warn of 'volcanic tsunami' following eruption near Manila

Taal Volcano
Officials in the Philippines have warned residents of a possible "volcanic tsunami" following the eruption of a small volcano near the capital of Manila.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Scientist plants corals in South China Sea to save ecosystem

Scientist plants corals in South China Sea to save ecosystem
For Huang Hui, planting corals in the deep sea is the most beautiful job in the world. "Coral reefs are rainforests under sea, like a garden in the water," said Huang. "It is significant to recover and protect them," Huang told the Global Times.

Australians Urged to Evacuate Southeast Coast

Australians Urged to Evacuate Southeast Coast
Residents in the path of wildfires razing southeast Australia were urged to evacuate Thursday if they don’t intend to defend their homes as hot and windy conditions are forecast to escalate the danger over the next two days.

Thursday, January 02, 2020

Barcelona Bans Older, Most Polluting Cars

Barcelona Bans Older, Most Polluting Cars
Barcelona imposed a ban Thursday on older, more polluting vehicles during most of the day in a bid to reduce air pollution in Spain's second largest city.

Seven-day state of emergency declared over Australia fires

Australia fires
Australia has authorised the forced evacuation of residents amid a mass exodus of tourists from fire-ravaged coastal communities, as the country braces for a weekend heatwave expected to fan deadly bushfires.

China starts 10-year fishing ban on Yangtze River

China starts 10-year fishing ban on Yangtze River
China on Wednesday began a 10-year fishing ban on key areas of the Yangtze River to protect biodiversity in the country's longest river, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Indonesia: Jakarta hit with deadly floods

At least nine people have died in the worst flooding to hit Indonesia's capital since 2013. Power has been cut to suburbs across the city of 30 million to avoid further electrocutions.

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