Solid waste management is growing as a major problem in urban Sri Lanka with a rising population and rapid urbanization. The present system of open dumping has caused environmental and public health hazards, a research study ...
Health authorities in Macedonia say Skopje is now Europe's most polluted capital, with poor air quality blamed for the premature death of 1,300 people each year.
Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial says researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank.
A Russian zoo has euthanised its entire bird population after an outbreak of avian flu, local authorities said Monday.
Cellphone and Wi-Fi coverage is now being provided for commuters at each of New York City's many underground subway stations, one year ahead of schedule.
Apple has removed the New York Times from its China app store, the tech giant said, after authorities told the company the app breached regulations.
California's chief prosecutor and an environmental commission on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging an assessment by federal authorities that clears the way for hydraulic fracturing off the state's coast.
South Korea said Tuesday it was expanding a major bird flu cull to try and contain a damaging outbreak that has continued to spread during an all-consuming political crisis.
South Korea on Tuesday said it was expanding a cull of chickens and ducks to try to contain a damaging bird flu outbreak.