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Plastic pollution choking Australian waters: study
Plastic pollution choking Australian waters: study

Three-quarters of the trash found off Australian beaches is plastic, as it warned that the rubbish is entangling and being swallowed by wildlife.

Plastic pollution choking Australian waters: study
West Australia scraps shark cull policy
West Australia scraps shark cull policy

The Western Australia government said it would abandon its controversial catch-and-kill shark policy.

West Australia scraps shark cull policy
Thousands trapped in deadly Indian Kashmir floods
Thousands trapped in deadly Indian Kashmir floods

Soldiers were battling Sunday to rescue thousands of people trapped by Indian Kashmir's worst flooding for half a century.

Thousands trapped in deadly Indian Kashmir floods
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Hawaii island declares emergency over volcano threat

Hawaii's Big Island has declared a state of emergency as lava from an active volcano threatens nearby homes, which could be evacuated within days.

Hawaii island declares emergency over volcano threat
Kangaroos abound but fears for smaller cousins, warns WWF
Kangaroos abound but fears for smaller cousins, warns WWF

Australia's big kangaroos are thriving, but wildlife campaigners hold fears for their smaller cousins.

Kangaroos abound but fears for smaller cousins, warns WWF
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Apple supplier in China accused of abuses

A Chinese factory that supplies Apple with parts has been operating with violations of basic standards for health, safety and environmental protection.

Apple supplier in China accused of abuses
Pacific fisheries chief warns tuna stocks dangerously low
Pacific fisheries chief warns tuna stocks dangerously low

The outgoing head of the fisheries management body has warned that some tuna stocks were now so low they should not be fished.

Pacific fisheries chief warns tuna stocks dangerously low
Mexico investigates huge fish kill in lagoon
Mexico investigates huge fish kill in lagoon

Fishermen used shovels, wheel-carts and trucks in western Mexico to pull tons of dead fish out of a lagoon.

Mexico investigates huge fish kill in lagoon
14 detained trying to prevent Faroe Island dolphin hunt
14 detained trying to prevent Faroe Island dolphin hunt

Fourteen animal rights activists have been detained on the Faroe island of Sandoy in the North Atlantic while trying to stop a controversial dolphin hunt.

14 detained trying to prevent Faroe Island dolphin hunt
Caravanserai Tash Rabat ©Vladimir Prokopenko
Kazakh expedition to China and Kyrgyzstan comes to end

The expedition dedicated to Kazakh scholar Shoqan Walikhanov has made the last observations on the way from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan.

Kazakh expedition to China and Kyrgyzstan comes to end
Volcano erupts in PNG, spewing ash and rock: officials
Volcano erupts in PNG, spewing ash and rock: officials

A volcano erupted in eastern Papua New Guinea, spewing rocks and ash into the air.

Volcano erupts in PNG, spewing ash and rock: officials
Photo courtesy of lada.kz
Half-dead Caspian Mullet fish wash ashore in Mangystau Oblast

In Kazakhstan's Mangystau Oblast, mullets wash ashore of the Caspian Sea.

Half-dead Caspian Mullet fish wash ashore in Mangystau Oblast
Oil thieves cause pipeline leak, pollute Mexico river
Oil thieves cause pipeline leak, pollute Mexico river

Thieves who tapped an oil pipeline in northern Mexico caused a spill that contaminated the San Juan River, a key irrigation source for farmers.

Oil thieves cause pipeline leak, pollute Mexico river
Pangolins under threat in Gabon as demand surges in Asia
Pangolins under threat in Gabon as demand surges in Asia

The scaly-skinned pangolin is under threat in Gabon as demand for the small mammal surges in Asia, where it is used in traditional medicine.

Pangolins under threat in Gabon as demand surges in Asia
Mexico acid leak leaves orange river, toxic water
Mexico acid leak leaves orange river, toxic water

Ramona Yesenia stood waiting for water to replace the municipal supply contaminated by a chemical spill

Mexico acid leak leaves orange river, toxic water
Hawaii braces as hurricanes close in
Hawaii braces as hurricanes close in

Tourists and locals braced for double trouble in Hawaii on Thursday as a rare pair of hurricanes took aim at the holiday paradise.

Hawaii braces as hurricanes close in
Fog or pollution? Photo ©yk-news.kz/Viktor Abakumov
Air pollution at critical level in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Kazakhstan’s National Hydrometeorological service reported a high level of hazardous air pollutants that appeared to look like a fog.

Air pollution at critical level in Ust-Kamenogorsk
Photo courtesy of pravdaurfo.ru
Russian Troitskaya power plant fined by Kazakh environmentalists

Russian Troitskaya GRES power plant has been fined $35 thousand by Kazakhstani environmentalists.

Russian Troitskaya power plant fined by Kazakh environmentalists
Illustration ©tengrinews
Kazakhstan exports hazardous waste to France

Kazakh Ministry and UNDP have shipped 80 tonnes of hazardous sovtol from Kazakhstan to France and disposed of it there.

Kazakhstan exports hazardous waste to France
Yosemite Park fire threatens famous giant sequoia trees
Yosemite Park fire threatens famous giant sequoia trees

A fire raging in California's Yosemite National Park advanced, threatening a grove of famous giant sequoia trees.

Yosemite Park fire threatens famous giant sequoia trees