Clean-up workers Monday started removing a layer of grey ash that spread across a city in southern Japan after a volcano erupted at the weekend, spewing a plume 5,000 metres into the air.
A Dutch court will decide on Wednesday whether Shell should clean up oil damage that destroyed a group of Nigerian farmers' land, a case that could set a precedent for global environmental responsibility.
A mammoth clean-up operation began in Australia's flood-hit northeast Wednesday after waters began to recede, as the death toll from storms reached five and thousands of homes were left swamped.
The London Olympics are not big business for everyone -- sex workers say they are being cleared from the streets around the stadium to make the area more presentable for the Games.
According to him, the clean-up teams working to remove the fallen trees lack tractors and sawmills.