Stories about Environment from April, 2014
The new law lends more power to environmental agencies to use punitive powers to rein in powerful polluters and does away with caps on pollution fines.
Different initiatives in Hong Kong connect people with others to help fix household items, give away unwanted goods and borrow a book.
Clean Team Ghana organised a Twitter chat using the hashtag #WasteOpportunities to discuss the business potential of faecal waste.
Dhaka is one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame.
The International Court of Justice ruled against Japan's Southern Ocean whale hunt. Online conversation is often dominated by those fervently defending the custom of whaling.
Tap water in Lanzhou was found to have benzene levels 20 times the national safety limit.
Kuntur, a new android app, promises to make birdwatching easier for both experienced and amateur birders in Colombia.
Two baby Eurasian otters were found on the island of Kinmen after their nest was destroyed by construction work.
Nesting season is here. Learn a few facts about this sea turtle, which returns to the beaches of Puerto Rico each year to lay its eggs.
About 1,000 Maoming residents rallied against the project over environmental and health concerns. Clashes reportedly left some injured, with rumors that some people were even killed.
The Great Bangladesh Weather Expedition aims to study the severe weather there, including flooding, tornadoes and drought.