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Giant sinkhole swallows entire van in US

USA News: A gaping sinkhole that opened up on a Bronx street after severe storms swallowed an entire van, two years after a similar incident...

USA

Singapore, India can collaborate to tap green power: President Halimah Yacob

Singapore President Halimah Yacob has told an Indian business community that both the countries jointly work for green economy to resist the...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

National Geographic campaign, the 'One For Change' series, was launched by Dia Mirza

National Geographic campaign, the 'One For Change' series of short films, was launched by Dia Mirza, actor and UN environment's Goodwill...

Global

Soil is not just a resource; it is our source: Sadhguru

Conscious Planet: Save Soil is a global movement geared towards saving our soil and planet. Indian yogi, mystic and visionary Sadhguru bike...

Global Spotlight - @work

PM Modi virtually unveils Asia's biggest Bio-CNG unit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 'Gobar-Dhan (Bio-CNG) Plant' in Indore via video conferencing.

India

Sikh men in Canada use turbans to rescue stranded hikers; video goes viral

A video showing a group of Sikh men in Canada using their turbans to rescue two hikers stranded in a waterfall pool has gone viral.

Global

Singapore unveils world's largest floating solar energy farm

Singapore unveiled one of the world's largest floating solar panel farm on Tengeh Reservoir. The farm can produce enough electricity to...

Singapore

Singapore, India among eight countries to accept invitation to US President's upcoming climate summit

Singapore and India are among the few countries that agreed to attend US President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate, with less than...

Global

Singapore to discontinue registering diesel cars by 2025: LTA

Singapore announced it is set to discontinue registering diesel-powered cars and taxis from 2025, five years ahead of previously scheduled,...

Singapore

Singapore Airlines to offer wider range of mains on short flights, launches eco-friendly packaging

The new initiative will reduce the amount of single-use plastics on the meal tray by 80 per cent by weight.

Singapore

UK invites PM Modi to attend upcoming virtual climate summit

The United Kingdom has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Climate Ambition summit that will take place in December. Sir...

UK

US, UK produce more plastic waste per person than India: Report

The United States and United Kingdom produce more plastic waste per person than any other major countries in the world, according to new...

Global

23-year-old Mumbai-based wildlife photographer becomes first Indian woman to win Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award

Mumbai-based wildlife photographer Aishwarya Sridhar has become the first Indian woman to win the 56th Wildlife Photographer of the Year...

Global

Experts in SE Asia call for regional collaboration in fighting air pollution

Experts from various south Asian countries have emphasised the need for regional coooperation in fighting air pollution and agreed that...

Health & Fitness

Abu Dhabi to ban single-use plastics by 2021

Abu Dhabi’s Environment Agency (EAD) has announced a policy that will ban single-use plastics from 2021 and will parallelly encourage the...

UAE

NEWBrew, Singapore's very own beer made from recycled water

PUB is partnering local brewery Brewerkz to bring back NEWBrew for the Singapore International Water Week 2020.

Singapore

Singapore urged to adopt harsher penalties and "zero tolerance" towards illegal wildlife trade

Singapore has been identified as a notable transit hub for endangered wildlife goods, due to records of large amounts of ivory and pangolin...

Global

Former IPCC, TERI chief RK Pachauri dies at 79

RK Pachauri, the former chief of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

Global

UK, India climate scientists to tackle Delhi air pollution crisis

Atmospheric scientists from the United Kingdom and India have come together to look into the problem of chronic air pollution in New Delhi.

Global

India, Singapore to collaborate on environmental protection

The 100-year-old Agri-Horticultural Society of India (AHSI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Botanic...

Singapore

IKEA takes environmental friendly decision to use only renewable and recycled materials by 2030

In its latest commitment to the environment, furniture retailer IKEA has planned to use only renewable and recycled materials in its...

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