The bushfire crisis in Australia has prompted questions about how the world’s driest inhabited continent can fight future blazes in a warmer and still drier climate.
Palladium is the most valuable of the four major precious metals, with an acute shortage driving prices to fresh records. A key component in pollution-control devices for cars and trucks, the metal’s price has trebled in three years, bringing it at first level with the price of gold, then lifting it way beyond.
Every summer, mayflies burst forth from lakes and rivers, taking to the skies of North America.
The State-run St. George’s Hospital has won the title of ‘Cleanest Government Hospital’ in Mumbai.
Setting controlled fires to avoid wildfires: Study outlines approaches to enable more prescribed burns
To put a meaningful dent in wildfire numbers, California needs fuel treatments — whether prescribed burns or vegetation thinning — on about 20 million acres or nearly 20 percent of the state’s land area.
Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the third quarter last year.
- Malaysia Sends Back Trash, Says Won't Be World's Waste Bin (New York Times: Jan 20, 2020 at 3:24 AM)
- Malaysia sends back trash, says won’t be world’s waste bin (The Hindu: Jan 20, 2020 at 3:39 AM)
- Malaysia sends back trash, says won't be world's waste bin (Business Insider: Jan 20, 2020 at 12:00 AM)
- Malaysia returns waste to Europe: 'we're not world's rubbish dump' (Euronews: Jan 20, 2020 at 1:28 PM)
The work was done by an international team of scientists from Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
SIDS is the sudden, unexplained, death of an infant under one year of age.
It found that within five years of planting trees, river flow had reduced by an average of 25%.
Many people tend to put on weight as they leave adolescence and move into adulthood, and this is the age when the levels of obesity increase the fastest.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration on Monday organised a first-of-its-kind pre-summit investors’ meet in New Delhi, inviting investments from across the world by highlighting the untapped potential of the newly-formed union territory.