Hundreds of demonstrators claim they have stopped 375,000 gallons of fuel from leaving a depot after blockading the road to an oil refinery. Police were forced to close the road after 12 women handcuffed themselves to lorries parked to deliberately
The Northern Territory Health Department says the Top End needs to prepare for an “enormous wave” of mosquitoes. The department says an unusually wet October and very high tides have created perfect breeding conditions for saltmarsh mosquitoes. There was a
Twelve female protesters have handcuffed themselves to lorries which had been parked to deliberately block the main road leading to an oil refinery. Demonstrators drove the vehicles to the Coryton Oil Refinery in Essex in an attempt to stop traffic
PHNOM PENH (AFP) – Four Cambodians including a four-year-old boy have been swept to their deaths in flash flooding in recent days as heavy rains battered the country, officials said Saturday. Three men drowned in different affected provinces, while a
The New South Wales Government has declared a natural disaster following floods in the state’s Riverina and South-West Slopes. The floods are part of a trend of wild weather that swept across eastern Australia overnight.
Many residents of the nine countries surrounding the Baltic Sea have concerns about its environment and pollution levels, but deny responsibility, a survey published Thursday showed. The BalticSurvey, for which 9,000 residents of Poland, Germany, Lithuania, Denmark, Latvia, Sweden, Estonia,
Searing images have been burned into our collective memories from the earthquake calamities and catastrophes which befell Haiti on January 12, 2010. Ten months has since passed since 300,000 people horrifically died, the passage of time has not reduced the
Ten million people will die of tuberculosis in the next five years if global funding to fight the disease is not increased, the Stop TB Partnership warned. The Partnership, a coalition of governments, non-profits, companies and international organisations, said 47