china
01 Oct
  • By Aizhana Danabekova

China is secretly building hundreds of new coal stations

According to an analysis of satellite imagery, the Chinese government is building hundreds of new coal-fired plants. The pictures have been compared and overlooked by green campaigners CoalSwarm. In the study, it was used satellite photos to examine power plants that were subject to a suspension order. Besides, it was found out that construction continuing […]

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orca
28 Sep
  • By Aizhana Danabekova

Orca “apocalypse”: half of the killer whales doomed to die from pollution

Orca or killer whales are now in trouble due to toxic chemical pollution in the environment. According to a new study, in spite of that 40 years ago, polychlorinated biphenyls were prohibited, they are still posing a deadly threat to orcas. The chemical compounds were produced in large quantities and used from plastics, paints to […]

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yem
27 Sep
  • By Aizhana Danabekova

The UN announced that Yemen is very close to starvation

The United Nations and individual donors are rushing food to a desperate corner of northern Yemen where starving villagers were found to be living off leaves. Aid officials are searching for ways to ensure aid reaches those in need amid alarm that the country’s hunger crisis is worsening beyond the relief effort’s already strained capabilities. […]

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ind
26 Sep
  • By Aizhana Danabekova

Heavy rains lash north India

45 people are missing because of heavy rains in northern India, reports ANI. According to the agency, the people disappeared in Lahul and Spiti districts in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Among the missing people there are 35 students of the Technological Institute of the city of Rourke. Earlier, the Times of India reported […]

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her
20 Sep
  • By Aizhana Danabekova

EU countries do not want to establish control centres for migrants

None of the EU member states expressed a desire to build a control centre for migrants on their territory, states a diplomatic source in Brussels. “The EU members have not agreed to host the control centre,” said the official, commenting on the discussions on the migration problem on the margins of the two-day informal EU […]

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phi
18 Sep
  • By Aizhana Danabekova

Typhon Mangkhut killed at least 74 people in the Philippines

At least 74 people died after a landslide caused by Typhoon Mangkhut enveloped a small mining town in the Philippines, burying homes and a chapel where dozens of people had taken shelter. “The death toll from Typhoon Manghut on Tuesday, September 18, has increased to 74, the largest number of victims accounted for the Cordilleran administrative region,” […]

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elk
17 Sep
  • By Aizhana Danabekova

Elk was rescued from a polluted pond in the Chernobyl zone

In Chernobyl, an elk was pulled from a radioactive lake, the Kyiv police reports. According to the report, the animal was in a contaminated reservoir between the fourth and fifth power units of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power plant. A group of the police, the state emergency service, and the radiation-ecological biosphere reserve staff immediately arrived […]

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dog
13 Sep
  • By Aizhana Danabekova

Vietnam capital Hanoi asks residents to stop eating dog and cat meat

The authorities in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi is urging its residents to stop eating dog meat. According to the officials, consuming dog meat gives a negative reputation of the image of a modern and civilized city, and also increases the risk of spreading deadly diseases like rabies. Besides, citizens are asked to stop eating cat meat, […]

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lap
12 Sep
  • By Aizhana Danabekova

The Sami people are opposing to construct a railway through Lapland

The Sami, indigenous people of northern Finland, are protesting against the authorities’ plans to build a railway through Lapland to the Arctic Ocean, reports Finnish Sami Youth. Earlier, the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland informed that the priority route of the railway was chosen to connect the existing infrastructure in the Finnish cities […]

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rrl
11 Sep
  • By Aizhana Danabekova

100 migrants died near the coast of Libya

According to Medecins Sans Frontieres, around 100 migrants died as a result of the crash of two inflatable boats off the coast of Libya. As stated in the report, all victims are residents of Africa. On September 1, two rubber boats sailed from the Libyan coast, and each had over 160 people. One of the […]

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