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An earthquake has struck Mexico on Friday morning. The quake has an initial estimated magnitude of 7.5 on the Richter magnitude scale. There are no immediate words of damages or casualities.
An avalanche on Mount Everest has left at least 12 Sherpa guides dead in what is thought to be the deadliest climbing tragedy on the mountain.
Police arrested hundreds of young people protesting the Keystone XL project on Sunday, as demonstrators fastened themselves with plastic ties to the White House fences and called for U.S. President Barack Obama to reject the controversial oil pipeline - Reuters
Heavy Storm has been reported in several parts of the United States with snow falls of up to 40 cm.
Reports say Mount Kelud volcano on the Island of Java, Indonesia, erupted on Thursday (February 13, 2014) sending tons of ash into the atmosphere. About 200,000 people have been advised to relocate. Detaile to follow.
UNEP's Champions of the Earth-lauded each year in the fields of Policy and Leadership, Science and Innovation, Entrepreneurial Vision, and Inspiration and Action-serve as an inspiration for transformative action as the world transitions to an inclusive Green Economy.
State Department report released today (January 31, 2014) played down the impact the Keystone Pipeline project would have on climate change. This will irk the environmental activists but delight the project proponents.
It will take five years and the drilling of 20 to 40 fracking wells to judge whether the UK has a viable shale gas industry. Lord Browne, the chairman of the only company yet to have used modern hydraulic fracturing techniques here has told the Guardian, UK.
Two industrial chemicals, Polychlorinated Napththalenes (PCN) and Hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD) have been recommended for inclusion in the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organics Pollutants (POPs).