There are fears of a growing environmental disaster in the East China Sea as a tanker continues to leak oil two days after colliding with a cargo ship. The Sanchi tanker was still ablaze this morning (Jan. 08), reports said. The crew, 30 Iranians, and two Bangladeshis remain missing. The US Navy...
Though the United States President Donald Trump is still insisting that climate change is a Chinese hoax, a bomb cyclone or a powerful blizzard battered the U.S. Northeast yesterday, knocking out power for tens of thousands of people and snarling travel amid a cold snap that has gripped much...
Co-Cabinet Spokesman Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said yesterday the current shortage of fertiliser will end with the arrival of 40,000 metric tonnes of fertilizer from Pakistan. Addressing the weekly cabinet briefing held in Colombo, the Minister said the fertiliser will be sent to the respective areas in 200 lorries soon after...
Jan 02, 2018    China is known as the world’s largest importer and end user of elephant tusks but, ivory sales and demand has fallen since early 2014 because of a crackdown on corruption and slower economic growth.The ban takes effect on Sunday, January 5, with wildlife activists calling it a...
Dec 31, 2017    Sri Lanka was ranked as first in the South Asian region in the recently published Global Food Security Index 2017, and 66th in the Global Index.Country was named first after being compared with another 113 countries. Bangladesh and Nepal ranked 80th and Myanmar has been reported as 81st...
Dec 09, 2017  An “exceptional” 530-million-year-old fossil contains what could be the oldest eye ever discovered, according to scientists. The remains of the extinct sea creature includes the early form of an eye, which is seen in many animals that exist today, including bees and dragonflies. Scientists found the ancient creature while...
Dec 08, 2017    Farmers are struggling due to the lack of fertiliser in country. Farmers in several areas have stated that they cannot engage in cultivation due to fertiliser shortages.Farmers expressed thoughts stating that the rulers should “open their eyes on real issues and forget about forming governments, forming Pradeshiya...
The Disaster Management Center says that 106,076 persons have affected by the inclement weather prevailing in 16 districts.The death toll stands at 15 while 27 individuals have been admitted to hospital with injuries. 694 houses have been completely destroyed while 25,117 houses have been partially damaged. Meanwhile, the Irrigation Department said...
Dugongs are thought to exist in only small fragmented groups outside of their primary population in Australia. Though dugongs are still found in the coastal waters of more than 40 countries throughout the Indo-West Pacific, accurate scientific information is scarce and often anecdotal. by Leanne Cullen-Unsworth, Benjamin L. Jones, and Richard...
Collectively the global palm oil market’s value is projected to expand continually from US$ 65.7 billion up to US$ 92.8 billion by the year 2021. Given the commodity’s versatile nature, palm oil has rapidly become the world’s most widely used vegetable oil, found in a vast range of products from...
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