Monday, 8 March 2021

Tag Archives: environment

50 million trees to be planted to create a Northern England

LIVERPOOL: The UK Government has announced plans to create a forest of 50 million trees across the countryside of the North of England. The Woodland Trust said it plans to plant the trees over 25 years, in an area stretching from Liverpool in the West to Hull in the East. ...

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Plastic Fibers Are Found in 83% of the World’s Tap Water

LONDON: Virtually all the world’s tap water is contaminated by microscopic plastic fibers, a new study claims, raising fresh concerns about the implications of rampant plastic pollution on human and planetary health. Some 83% of tap water samples collected from over a dozen countries on five continents tested positive for ...

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Toilet: Ek Prem Katha recieves UN Environment recognition

MUMBAI: Toilet Ek Prem Katha is raking in the money unlike the recent Bollywood releases. Audience have so far loved what Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar have done in the film, and have been giving the movie the much needed love. The film talks about the prevalent issue of open defecation ...

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‘Smart’ money moving to ‘green’ financing: UN report

UN: Even though investments towards sustainable development in developing countries have fallen short by nearly $2.5 trillion each year, emerging financial products and encouraging policies illustrate that both public and private sectors are serious about correcting that trend, the United Nations environment arm has said. In its new report on ...

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Pakistan gains second strike capability

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Monday conducted its first successful test fire of a submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM), which can hit a target 450 kilometres away and provides the country with a ‘credible second strike capability’. According to the chief military spokesperson, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, the missile, Babur-3, was launched from ...

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6 ways to make your living space cozy

As we prepare for colder temperatures, we look forward to spending time in cozy living rooms, warming ourselves near the fire or under a heavy blanket. Getting that cozy feel doesn’t require a lot of work or even a lot of money. In fact, you would be surprised how easy ...

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