Contamination forces millions ...

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Santiago, Feb 27 (IBNS): At least four million people have been hit by a major landslide in the Chilean capital Santiago, forcing them to go without drinking water as authorities have cut off supply fearing contamination, the BBC reported.

Two earthquakes hit Nepal
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS): Two quakes jolted Nepal on Monday.
Blue Abadi Fund raises US$ 23 million to sustain Indonesia’s Bi...
Bali, Indonesia: Feb 24 (Just Earth News)– At the World Ocean Summit Friday, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund and the Indonesian government announced US$23 million in support for the Blue Abadi Fund, which is on track to be the world’s largest marine conservation trust.
Greenpeace exposes high radiation risks in Fukushima village as g...
Tokyo/ New Delhi, Feb 21 (IBNS) The Japanese government will soon lift evacuation orders for 6,000 citizens of Iitate village in Fukushima prefecture where radiation levels in nearby forests are comparable to the current levels within the Chernobyl 30km exclusion zone – an area that more than 30 years after the accident remains formally closed to habitation.
Highly polluted Bengaluru lake catches fire
Bengaluru, Feb 17 (IBNS) : Flames continued to leap from the highly polluted waters of Bellandur lake in Bengaluru since Thursday after toxic froth caught fire, media reports said.
Septage management needed to fulfil Clean Ganga Mission, building...
Luciknow, Feb 14 (IBNS): Simly building toilets will not improve sanitation in the Ganga basin pointed out experts from Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) at a recent media briefing organised on the theme ‘Challenges and concerns of septage management in the National Mission for Clean Ganga’.
Australia: Massive ancient undersea landslide found near Great Ba...
Brisbane, Feb 9 (IBNS): Scientists have discovered evidence of massive ancient undersea landslide next to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, according to media reports on Thursday.
ADB climate operations reach $3.7 billion in 2016
Manila, Feb 8 (IBNS): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $3.7 billion in climate finance investments in 2016, according to recently released figures — marking a 42% boost from the $2.6 billion reached in 2015. Estimates show that in 2016, climate finance from ADB’s internal sources reached a record $2.65 billion for climate mitigation and $1.08 billion for climate adaptation.
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