Japanese and foreign students from around the world joined together in a volunteer project in this city in northeastern Japan heavily hit by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, delivering...Full News..
On a cold day in February, Takuto Okamoto guided his first tour group to a sight few outsiders had witnessed in person: the construction cranes looming over Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...Full News..
A test site in Japan for burying carbon dioxide (CO2) below the seabed off Hokkaido is showing more promise than other carbon, capture and storage (CCS) projects by cutting costs and increasing...Full News..
Global talks on curbing climate change wrapped up Friday, with delegates and observers claiming progress on several key details of the 2015 Paris accord. The two-week negotiations focused on a...Full News..
Around 100 villages of the low-lying areas in three upazilas - Sadar, Char Bhadrasan and Sadarpur – of Faridpur have been flooded due to onrush of water from the upstream and incessant rainfall,...Full News..
Blue skies overhead, green fields underneath the clear beel and the continuous chirping of local and foreign birds- that is how a nature lover or tourist would describe Tanguar Haor, one of the many...Full News..
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) announced to shut down the launch operation (below 65 feet) in the country due to the prevailing bad weather. Small water vessel operation was...Full News..
Six south Asian nations, including Bangladesh, do not have clear conception about their international commitment to lowering carbon emission, finds a new study of the TIB. It said different...Full News..
Disaster management and relief minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said that the government has taken all-out measures for affected people as flood hit 45 upazilas in 13 districts. "Around...Full News..
France aims to end the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040 and become carbon neutral 10 years later, Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot said on Thursday at a presentation of measures to keep up...Full News..
The water level of the rivers is quite above the danger level – Surma is flowing above 57cm and the Kushiara is above 77cm, 93cm and 22cm in three locations. Photo - Jubaer...Full News..
If the United States fails to take decisive measures to combat climate change, it will become a poorer country facing more dramatic inequality, according to a study. The poorest third of US...Full News..
Jahangir Alam Chowdhury: Tropical cyclones generally strike Bangladesh in two seasons, March through July and September through December, with the greatest majority of storms arriving in May and...Full News..
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on all leaders of government, business, and civil society to back the Paris climate change agreement and take actions to slow down global...Full News..
Coastal districts of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Feni, Chandpur and their offshore islands and chars have been advised to hoist danger signal no. seven as cyclonic storm...Full News..
People exposed to particulate matter (PM) emitted mainly from diesel used in vehicles may be at greater risk of developing heart attack, heart failure and death, researchers warned. The findings...Full News..
Days after the Indian Coastal Guard claimed that the oil has been completely removed, an old report by The International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF) has surfaced, which states that the...Full News..
Hundreds of whales have died overnight on a New Zealand beach after a mass stranding thought to be the largest in decades. The Department of Conservation (DOC) discovered 416 pilot whales had...Full News..
What makes a tiny penguin set out on an epic journey through a vast ocean with seemingly little hope of returning home in one piece? Antarctic researchers are not actually sure, but when one...Full News..
The first ever recorded video footage showing snow leopards and common leopards sharing the same habitat on the Tibetan plateau has caused concern among conservationists. They are worried about...Full News..
Almost three-quarters of Japan’s biggest coral reef has died, according to a report that blames its demise on rising sea temperatures caused by global warming. The Japanese environment ministry...Full News..
StormTurkish Airlines on Monday cancelled over 200 flights following heavy snowfall in Istanbul, authorities said. The national flag carrier announced the cancellation of 227 scheduled domestic...Full News..
Brick kilns in and around Dhaka city are mostly responsible for the capital city’s air pollution, according to a research conducted by the country’s environment department in association with a...Full News..
Heavy smog has engulfed large parts of northern China for a fourth straight day, with the environment ministry warning that some firms in the region were continuing to flout emergency restrictions...Full News..
The Arctic shattered heat records in the past year as unusually warm air triggered massive melting of ice and snow and a late fall freeze, US government scientists said on Tuesday. The grim...Full News..
Rising temperatures that melt sea ice in the Arctic will probably reduce the polar bear population by a third over the next few decades, and the same warming trend is likely to worsen the decline of...Full News..
The debate over pricing carbon has been reignited after the Government confirmed introducing a carbon price for power companies would be considered as part of a climate change review. It's a...Full News..
Experts at dialogue here on Saturday stressed the need for engaging the private sector in the conservation of tigers, their natural habitat and the Sundarbans mangrove forest. The US Agency for...Full News..
Scientists have joined forces with tech giant Google to build an app that allows Australians to gather information about one of our most unique and elusive animals, the platypus. It is not clear...Full News..
Birdlife Bunbury wants a new subdivision on the southern edge of the city to retain cockatoo nesting trees. Convenor Sue Kalab said 45 tuart trees marked for removal within the proposed Tuart...Full News..
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has been ridiculed for visiting a healthy section of the Great Barrier Reef while denying the effects of climate change. Senator Hanson and other One Nation...Full News..
Every year for over a thousand years, hundreds of pilot whales have been rounded up, cornered and slaughtered by hand on the beaches of the Faroe Islands. Residents of the Volcanic archipelago,...Full News..
President-elect Donald Trump has made no secret of his disdain for the Environmental Protection Agency, saying the regulations it has put out under President Obama are “a disgrace.” He has vowed...Full News..
Climate change can be hard to visualize, because it tends to happen at a relatively creeping pace, not in one dramatic surge, as Hollywood often likes to depict. But new photos from NASA flights...Full News..
A new study reveals how magma injected into the crust from below has contributed to the uplift of the spectacular Altiplano-Puna plateau in the central Andes. A new analysis of the topography of...Full News..
Delegates from 24 countries and the European Union have agreed that the Ross Sea in Antarctica will become the world`s largest marine protected area (MPA). Some 1.57 million sq km (600,000 sq...Full News..
Japan pleaded with the world’s whaling watchdog Wednesday to allow small hunts by coastal communities, arguing that for three decades these groups had been unjustly barred from a traditional source...Full News..
Zoologists from the School of Natural Sciences at Trinity College Dublin have discovered how endangered vultures find their food, which will have important applications for their conservation. It...Full News..
Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest, is facing disaster from a giant coal mega-plant. Let’s act now and turn this major tragedy into a “never again” moment. The next...Full News..
WASHINGTON – A discovery about how clouds form may scale back some of the more dire predictions about temperature increases caused by man-made global warming. That is because it implies that a...Full News..
Thai authorities are set to close the island of Koh Tachai, saying heavy tourism is negatively affecting natural resources and the environment. The island, off Phang Nga province, is part of the...Full News..
What better way to reaffirm to an entire right-wing, conservative political party that a woman’s role is to be everything to everyone; to have the glittering career and still get home in time to...Full News..
At 1pm Stuart Broad walked on to the outfield at the Bullring in front of a packed house of South African fans with the smell of meat grilling on the braai hanging in the air. • South Africa vs...Full News..
The big chill is officially here. This weekend will see temperatures plummet and many parts of the country will experience flurries of snow, if they haven’t already. It means it’s time to bring...Full News..