ESDO’s demand Ban Single Use Plastic More Biodiversity Loss Outside of Cities Due to Urban Growth Getting tough on air pollution MSC starts bunkering with greener blend of fuel oil as it looks to cut emissions Farm forests deliver many benefits Five dead and eight missing after New Zealand volcano erupts Colgate’s New Bamboo Toothbrush Is A Sign That Tides Are Changing Temperature drops below 10C at Panchagarh Dead Whale, 220 Pounds of Debris Inside, Is a ‘Grim Reminder’ of Ocean Trash Brick kilns torn down to fight toxic smog
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MSC starts bunkering with greener blend of fuel oil as it looks to cut emissions

MSC said it has started to bunker some of its vessels calling at Rotterdam with a blend of fuel oil containing biofuels, as it strives to be seen to be reducing its carbon footprint. The carrier did not specify how many ships are to be involved, or the cost implication. However, today the Brussels-based NGO […]

Five dead and eight missing after New Zealand volcano erupts

Five people have died and eight are still missing after an eruption on a volcanic island in New Zealand, the country’s prime minister has said. Jacinda Ardern confirmed that New Zealanders and tourists from Australia, the US, Britain, China, Germany and Malaysia were among the missing and injured. The police do not expect to find more […]

Colgate’s New Bamboo Toothbrush Is A Sign That Tides Are Changing

Colgate has just unveiled their first ever eco-friendly toothbrush, made from 100% biodegradable and sustainably grown bamboo. The company launched the product as a part of its mission to reduce overall plastic waste and improve its social impact. The move is reflective of a broad shift in the climate where companies across the board, including major brands, […]

Temperature drops below 10C at Panchagarh

The temperature in Panchagarh dropped below 10 degrees Celsius on Sunday, hinting at a rough winter ahead, reports UNB.It begins to warm up after sunrise but gets increasingly cold after 3:00pm, according to the locals. Met office recorded 10C on Friday and 9C on Saturday as fog disrupted transportation and movement of people. Read More:

Dead Whale, 220 Pounds of Debris Inside, Is a ‘Grim Reminder’ of Ocean Trash

A dead sperm whale that washed up on a Scottish beach had more than 220 pounds of tangled netting, rope, plastic and other debris inside its stomach, according to a local whale research group. The 10-year-old male whale was found Nov. 30 on Luskentyre Beach in the Outer Hebrides after becoming stranded on a sand […]

Winter storm dumped at least a foot of snow across 25 states

Schools and businesses across much of the Northeast were shuttered Tuesday and travel plans were snarled as the season's first major winter storm pounded the region with more than a foot of snow, ice and high winds. Parts of Maine could see up to 2 feet of snow before the storm finally eases late Tuesday, forecasters said. […]

Is your takeout lunch bowl covered in toxic ‘forever chemicals’?

  For years, disposable bowls have been a stalwart ally of the fast-casual restaurant. Beige, earthy-looking and made from molded plant fibers, these receptacles appear less wasteful than single-use plastic, lending an aura of social responsibility to the eateries that use them. Some varieties are even certified compostable, Read More:

Government considering single-use plastics ban

By James Whittaker -July 23, 2019 A hermit crab using plastic trash as a shell was found at a beach cleanup last summer. – Photo: Jennifer Moseley Government has set up a committee to consider whether to ban single-use plastics. Environment Minister Dwayne Seymour made the commitment in a written response to a parliamentary question posed by […]

Toxic black snow covers Siberian coalmining region

Residents of a coalmining region in Siberia have been posting videos online showing entire streets and districts covered in toxic black snow that critics say highlight a manmade ecological catastrophe. In one video, filmed in Kiselyovsk, a town in the Kuzbass region, a woman drives past mounds of coal-coloured snow stretching to the horizon, covering […]

UK public backs tough action on plastic waste in record numbers

An unprecedented number of people have backed tough action against plastic waste in a government consultation that could pave the way for a series of fiscal measures in the autumn budget. The government will say response is evidence that there is broad public support for reducing single-use plastic waste through measure such as a “latte […]

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