India's top court ordered a temporary ban on the sale of firecrackers in New Delhi on Friday, after air quality reached crisis levels in the world's most polluted capital.
Bolivia's government declared an emergency on Monday as the country suffers its worst drought in 25 years.
The tsunami warnings from the latest New Zealand earthquake show how important it is for people to be prepared for such an event.
India's top court on Tuesday gave the federal government two days to chalk out a plan to tackle alarming levels of smog in Delhi, the world's most polluted capital.
Authorities in Delhi on Monday closed schools, halted construction work and shut down a major power plant after days of choking smog led to warnings of a health "emergency" in the world's most polluted capital.
Polluted air is a "public health emergency", the World Health Organization said Tuesday, adding nine out of 10 people globally breathe bad air that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year.
Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year.
Authorities say an earthquake measuring 5.3 has struck eastern and central Romania, and was felt in neighboring Moldova.
In California's Central Valley, where verdant fields of fruit and vegetables unfurl under sunny skies, the water that feeds them—and flows into taps across the region—contains a toxic and silent poison.
Many people in the New York City area were alerted Monday morning to a screeching, buzzing message about a man wanted in connection with explosions in the area over the weekend.