plus minus gleich
English  |
01
June
2009

CLIMATE CHANGE TURNING SEAS ACID

There are no translations available.

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Climate change is turning the oceans more acid in a trend that could endanger everything from clams to coral and be irreversible for thousands of years, national science academies said on Monday.Seventy academies from around the world urged governments meeting in Bonn for climate talks from June 1-12 to take more account of risks to the oceans in a new U.N. treaty for fighting global warming due to be agreed in Copenhagen in December.

Read more...
 
01
June
2009

55 WHALES DIE AFTER MASS BEACHING IN SOUTH AFRICA

There are no translations available.

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - At least 55 whales stranded on a beach near Cape Town were put down or died after rescue teams failed to return them to the ocean, a sea rescue institute said on Sunday

Read more...
 
01
June
2009

U.S. SAYS RICH NATIONS LIKELY TO MISS CARBON TARGETS, BUT MAY COME CLOSE

There are no translations available.

 Rich nations as a group are unlikely to reach the deep 2020 cuts in greenhouse gas emissions urged by developing nations as part of a new U.N. climate treaty, the top U.S. climate envoy said on Friday.China, India and other developing nations say the rich must do most to fight global warming to encourage developing countries to sign up for more action as part of a new U.N. climate pact due to be agreed in Copenhagen in December.

Read more...
 
29
May
2009

BRINGING COEXISTENCE FOR TWO PARTIES

There are no translations available.

  A media briefing was held by the Ministry of Environment and Natural resources on Tuesday the 26th of May at the Central Environment Authority inColombo to brief about the steps taken to solve the Human Elephant conflictin Sri Lanka.

Read more...
 
01
June
2009

EPA CRACKS DOWN ON IMPROPER CFL DISPOSAL

There are no translations available.

Large corporations including CBS and Macy’s Inc. have been just a few of the groups penalized as the EPA and state environmental agencies crack down on improper disposal of mercury-containing compact fluorescent lamps (CFL).

Read more...
 
29
May
2009

Your Planet Needs You Unite to Combat Climate Change

There are no translations available.

A Media biefing was held in Sri Lanka on the 28th May 2009, Colombo at the Ministry of Environment and Natural resources to discuss the plans outlined for World Environment Day 2009 which will be commemorated on the 05th June 2009. This year the event will be celebrated under the theme of “Your Planet Needs You, Unite to Combat Climate Change”
Read more...
 
27
May
2009

RECORD MOUNTAINEER REACHES EVEREST PEAK WITH COPANHEGAN CLIMATE MESSAGE

There are no translations available.

Kathmandu, Nepal – World record mountaineer Apa Sherpa reached the top of the Mount Everest today for the record 19th time and placed a WWF banner urging the world to take action against climate change.

The banner which he brought to the top of the world at around 0800 local time calls to "Stop Climate Change - Let the Himalayas Live!"

Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 211 212 213 214 Next > End >>

Page 213 of 214
We have 95 guests online

Our Partners

Translate

Make it green again

partners

Members Login




Globle Crisis

November 15, 2017 - 5.5 Magnitude earthquake hits South Korea
5.5 Magnitude earthquake was recorded near south-eastern port city Pohang a short while ago.   ...more
November 14, 2017 - Two killed in Costa Rica due to the Central Pacific Earthquake
Image Source : National Volcanological  and Seismological observatory of Costa Rica Two killed in Costa Rica due to Central Pacific Earthquake today. The earthquake occurred at the epicentre approximately 15km southwest of central pacific coasts. ...more
November 13, 2017 - 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake hits Iran and Iraq
  According to reports at least 396 people been killed in Iraq and Iran due to the 7.3 magnitude earthquake. More than 7000 people injured and it’s the deadliest incident occurred during this year. ...more
September 20, 2017 - More than 200 reported killed in Mexico earthquake
According to reports 216 bodies been recovered so far from 7.1-magnitude earthquake which struck Mexico on Tuesday, 21 confirmed to be children under age of 10 years. Local media reports said soldiers had administered oxygen to one trapped child through a tube. ...more
September 20, 2017 - 6.1 Magnitude tremors hit east coast of Japan
According to US Geological Survey an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has been detected off the coast of Japan. The earthquake struck about 175 miles south east of Kamaishi, and around 200 miles east of Fukushima. ...more
September 10, 2017 - Hurricane Irma devastates Florida
According to reports 6.3 million people in Florida was forced evacuate due to hurricane Irma. Currently 1 million households are without power. ...more
September 08, 2017 - Mexico Earthquake: Tsunami warnings issued
  8.1 magnitude earthquakes struck off the coasts of Mexico killing five people so far. Currently evacuations are underway across the region due to tsunami warnings. ...more
September 05, 2017 - Natural disasters create havoc across the world this summer
While the tropical storm Harvey makes headlines across the northern America, it is worthwhile to look back at the devastation created by storms, flooding and landslides during last few months in many parts of the world.   ...more
August 26, 2017 - Hurricane​ ​Harvey​ ​makes​ ​landfall​ ​in​ ​United​ ​States
Hurricane Harvey, introduced earlier this week just made landfall in Texas, USA. ​It is also called as the first Category 4 hurricane (category 5 being the strongest) to make landfall in the United States since Hurricane Charley. The winds have been observed up to​ ​130​ ​miles​ ​per...more
August 17, 2017 - 600 missing in Sierra Leone due to landslides
According to sources 600 people are believed to be missing due to heavy rains and flash floods which led to landslides in Sierra Leone West Africa. ...more

Local News

November 11, 2017 - Blue Green Budget 2018 - Sri Lanka
9 of November 2017, Sri Lankan Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera presented the relatively eco-friendly and sustainable budget for year 2018, when we compare that with previous years. He introduced the new budget as a blue green budget. ...more
October 22, 2017 - Samoa and Sri Lanka step up to protect the Blue Shark at global migratory species conference
Approximately 20 million Blue Sharks are killed each year, propelling Samoa and Sri Lanka to jointly propose to place the species on a special global list asking countries to conserve them and protect their habitat.The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) is ho...more
October 16, 2017 - Keep a Sapling like a Girl - Says President
Pic by Iran Lokugamage “keep and protect a sapling which is planted by you, like a way you keep and protect a little girl with love and compassion from her birth to young age. That was why we started the reforestation project –Vana Roopa(planting program) on the International Day of girl Chil...more
September 24, 2017 - Strong winds along the coastal line
Met Department states that strong winds could experience in the coastal areas within the next 72 Hours.  Heavy showers will occur at times in the Bay of Bengal to the north-east and east of the island. ...more
September 15, 2017 - National Marine Resource conservation week commenced
President Maithripala Sirisena today declared National marine resource conservation week. This was launched in parallel with International coastal cleanup day. ...more
August 17, 2017 - Priority Bus lanes to ease traffic congestion in the streets of Colombo
Megapolis and western development ministry introduced priority bus lanes to ease traffic congestion recently. ...more
July 12, 2017 - Use of polythene, rigifoam, shopping bags banned
Central Environment Authority (CEA) has banned the use of polythene lunch sheets, rigifoam boxes and shopping bags, with effect from 1st of September. In a bid to make Sri Lanka polythene-free and find a sustainable solution to solid waste management, President Maithripala Sirisena has announced a n...more
June 26, 2017 - Statement issued by UNIC Colombo on Newly appointed UN Youth Envoy
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka as his next Envoy on Youth. She will succeed Ahmad Alhendawi of Jordan to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedicated service in addressing the needs and rights of young people, bringin...more
June 05, 2017 - President’s World Environment Day message
It took several centuries for the human beings to be modest enough to accept the fact that they are only one of creations of the nature. ...more
April 28, 2017 - Clean Lanka – Let’s begin from home
Being the pivotal hub of political, economical and commercial activities in the country, Colombo draws hundreds and thousands of individuals every day. The statistics have revealed that the city which nestles 750,000 residents is visited by a staggering number of people amounting to 2 million loca...more