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World's most polluted countries REVEALED - and the worst might surprise you…

The Daily Mail 03 Jun 2023
But, despite its awe-inspiring landscape, Nepal is actually the most polluted country in the world ... As well as harming the heart and lungs, air pollutants also affect the brain, with studies linking exposure to a higher risk of dementia and cognitive decline ... Ten most polluted countries ... Ten least polluted countries.

Guam EPA warns of 28 polluted beaches

Guam Pacific Daily News 03 Jun 2023
The public is advised that 28 beaches were found to be polluted above acceptable bacteriological standards, according to the Guam Environmental Protection Agency ... According to a Guam EPA news release, the areas identified as being polluted above accepted biological standards are.Agat.

Two cargo vessels collide off Greek island, near Turkey

Reuters 03 Jun 2023
"There are no injuries, there is no risk of pollution", a coast guard official told Reuters on condition of anonymity, adding that the ships were not loaded with cargo ... Our Standards. The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Read Next ... MarketscategoryExclusive ... ....

Chattanooga seeks $13 million to boost tree coverage in disadvantaged parts of city

Chatanooga Times Free Press 03 Jun 2023
Trees play an important, often underappreciated role in day-to-day life by helping homeowners cut down on utility costs, filtering out air pollution and alleviating health risks like heat stress or exhaustion ... "It's a very significant public health concern when you lack tree canopy cover.". (READ MORE ...    .

Federal programs to aid endangered West Virginia darter fish

The Dispatch 03 Jun 2023
CHARLESTON, W.Va ... The candy darter was listed as an endangered species in 2018, after disappearing from half of its historic range and facing the risk of extinction from stream sedimentation, pollution, habitat fragmentation and hybridization. The fish also is known to live in several New River tributary streams in two Western Virginia counties ... .

5 Things I Truly Don’t Understand About the ‘Inevitable Energy Transition’

Victoria Advocate 03 Jun 2023
Please note. this article was pulled down offline from Forbes ... 1 ... 2 ... For example, U.S ... 3 ... 4 ... 5 ... Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), our criteria pollutants have been plummeting over the past many decades. The risks seem exaggerated ... Even for rising asthma rates in the U.S., smoking is way down, coal usage is way down, and criteria pollutants are way down.

EU proposes new safety and pollution targets for shipping

Splash24/7 02 Jun 2023
This is expected to improve maritime safety and reduce the risks of environmental pollution, ... For cargo and passenger vessels of over 5,000 gross tonnes (regarded as the most polluting), the ship risk profile will take account of the vessel’s IMO carbon intensity indicator.

Bob Marshall: Louisiana still puts out the welcome mat for polluters

The Advocate 02 Jun 2023
U.S News and World Report ranks Louisiana worst among all states for total pollution and third from the bottom in industrial toxins and health risks from pollution ... But when you combine one of the nation’s highest health risks from pollution to the growing and costly impacts from ...

EU proposes new measures for safe and green shipping

SAFETY4SEA 02 Jun 2023
The European Commission yesterday presented five legislative proposals to modernise EU rules on maritime safety and prevent water pollution from ships ... This will improve maritime safety and reduce the risks of environmental pollution, ensuring that EU flag States continue to stand for high quality shipping services ... Tackling ship-source pollution.

How 'floating island of garbage' three times the size of France shows a grave threat ...

The Daily Mail 02 Jun 2023
Ms Plibersek expressed worry for the concern closer to home, noting the World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island - which falls within her own electorate - is at increasing risk of plastic pollution ... Ms Plibersek said she hopes to see a 'plastic free Pacific' in her lifetime, and is negotiating a global plastics treaty to end pollution by 2040.

Spencer: Not so fast with airport

Aspen Times 02 Jun 2023
We need facts.�. In addition to Ms ... Wider planes with larger engines might spew out more air pollution, which is a concern for anyone in the immediate area. The risk of an aircraft, God forbid, crashing in the vicinity is low, but not absent. Higher capacity planes equals more risk for loss of life ... Kate Violette Spencer. Aspen .

EDITORIAL: We must fix broken mining trusts

Business Day 02 Jun 2023
BL Premium ... These communities often face displacement, pollution, health risks and loss of livelihoods as a result of mining activities ... .

Summer fireworks can traumatize pets and cause wildlife to flee

Beijing News 02 Jun 2023
Real risks for animals ... It's not only animals who are at risk either ... In spring and early summer, when animals like birds and squirrels are nesting or in the early stages of rearing their offspring, the risks are even greater ... Risks to people ... When set off, fireworks can release toxic chemicals and pollute the environment.

EU regulators ease antitrust rules for joint buying alliances, data sharing

Reuters 02 Jun 2023
The updated rules set out factors for assessing Mobile Telecommunications Infrastructure Sharing Agreements, including the scope of the shared services, market coverage and the identity of the operators that companies must comply with to reduce the risk of breaching competition rules.

Sentinel Opinion: History lessons; Researchers unearth the region's past as we squabble about the present

The Keene Sentinel 02 Jun 2023
Remember the childhood mnemonic. “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue”? ... immigration and growth ... “Don’t put housing near me; I moved here to get away from the city.” “Don’t build energy infrastructure here; it’s a danger/pollutant/health risk/eyesore.” “Don’t do construction where it’s inconvenient to me or costs me money; do it somewhere else.” ... .

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