Bad Weather Hurts Efforts to Stop Oil Spill Off Mauritius

Bad weather hindered efforts to contain an oil spill from a bulk carrier off the southeastern coast of Mauritius that experts say may cause huge damage to the country’s coastal waters and marine wildlife. The National Coast Guard and Polyeco, an environment services company, are trying to contain the leakage from the Panama-flagged MV Wakashio, … Read more Bad Weather Hurts Efforts to Stop Oil Spill Off Mauritius

Fast & Furious Crossroads – Official Launch Trailer

Take a look at the launch trailer for the team-based, vehicular-heist action game set in the Fast & Furious universe. Fast & Furious Crossroads is available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game, which stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson reprising their roles as Dom Toretto, Letty Ortiz, and Roman … Read more Fast & Furious Crossroads – Official Launch Trailer

Apple Fire: Thousands Evacuated in Southern California

A fire in mountains east of Los Angeles, southern California, that has forced the evacuation of thousands of people was sparked by a malfunctioning diesel vehicle in Cherry Valley, fire officials said Monday. The vehicle spewed burning carbon from its exhaust system, igniting several fires Friday on Oak Glen Road in Cherry Valley, and authorities … Read more Apple Fire: Thousands Evacuated in Southern California

The Chronicles of Riddick | Outrunning the Sun

After breaking out of prison, Riddick (Vin Diesel) must race across the surface of the blazing hot planet Crematoria before the sun comes up and incinerates his party. Will he be able to keep Kyra (Alexa Davalos) alive? Buy/Rent The Chronicles of Riddick! Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Chronicles-Riddick-Vin-Diesel/dp/B001M5GVKU/ iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/the-chronicles-of-riddick/id280240261 YouTube Movies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pV8zoj63-qU Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/movies/details/The_Chronicles_of_Riddick_Theatrical?id=gBsuFQq67Uw&hl=en_US Fandango Now: … Read more The Chronicles of Riddick | Outrunning the Sun

Russian Navy Day in Syria | Navy ships and jets take part in a parade in the port of Tartus

Ships and jets have taken part in Russia’s Navy Day in the Syrian port of Tartus. Among the vessels that participated were the diesel-electric submarine ‘Novorossiysk,’ the ‘Admiral Makarov’ frigate and sea minesweeper, alongside Su-24 front bombers, Su-34 multifunctional fighter-bombers, and Su-35 fighters. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us … Read more Russian Navy Day in Syria | Navy ships and jets take part in a parade in the port of Tartus

How Russia is cleaning up the Arctic’s biggest oil spill

Environmental activists are frustrated by how Russian authorities handled a diesel spill which poured into two rivers in late May. Despite the Kremlin declaring a federal emergency and sending a host of different agencies to participate in the clean-up, just last week Greenpeace Russia found another area where technical water used in industrial processes was … Read more How Russia is cleaning up the Arctic’s biggest oil spill

India’s fuel prices at the pumps rise despite low oil prices

The rising cost of petrol and diesel in India is provoking protests in many cities. Prices at the pumps have increased almost daily for the past three weeks, despite low oil prices. The government says it has raised fuel taxes to offset the economic crisis caused by the lockdown. Critics accuse leaders of making huge … Read more India’s fuel prices at the pumps rise despite low oil prices

Big polluters loving COVID pandemic | #PollyBites

Big polluters like the fossil fuel and plastics industries have been loving the coronavirus pandemic. While you were Netflix and chilling, these nefarious *cough*, innovative corporations have been lobbying for government bailouts and tax relief. Their major aim though, is to row back on legislation, and go back to the way it was in the … Read more Big polluters loving COVID pandemic | #PollyBites

Arctic Siberian town hit with record heatwave

The World Meteorological Organization is investigating a record-high temperature for the Arctic after the Siberian town of Verkhoyansk registered a high of 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit). A heatwave in the region has been linked to wildfires, a diesel spill and a surge in insects. Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis reports. – Subscribe to our … Read more Arctic Siberian town hit with record heatwave

Diesel fuel spills into a Russian Arctic lake

Efforts to contain a huge diesel spill in Russia’s Far North have failed to prevent fuel from seeping into a nearby Arctic lake. The incident, which experts say will take water systems ‘decades to recover from’, happened in the Siberian industrial city of Norilsk, 1,800 miles (2,900km) northeast of Moscow. Vladimir Chuprov, from Greenpeace Russia, … Read more Diesel fuel spills into a Russian Arctic lake

Russia oil spill: 20,000 tons of diesel seeps into Siberian lake

Environmentalists said the oil spill was the worst such accident ever in Russia’s recent history. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Fuel from Russian Arctic spill reaches large lake, says governor

Diesel fuel from a major spill in Russia’s Arctic has reached a pristine lake which is the basin for a river flowing into the Arctic Ocean, a regional official said on Tuesday, but the mining giant embroiled in the scandal rejected his allegation. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news … Read more Fuel from Russian Arctic spill reaches large lake, says governor

Siberia Oil Spill Could Reach Arctic Ocean, Russian Environmentalist Warns

An unknown amount of the 20,000 tons of diesel oil that leaked from a power plant has seeped into an environmentally fragile Arctic lake in the Krasnoyarsk region of Russia, according to the regional governor on Tuesday. Krasnoyarsk region Gov. Alexander Uss said that it wasn’t immediately possible to assess the damage to fish and … Read more Siberia Oil Spill Could Reach Arctic Ocean, Russian Environmentalist Warns

Putin Declares State of Emergency After Siberia Oil Spill

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency in a region of Siberia after an estimated 20,000 tons of diesel fuel spilled from a power plant storage facility and fouled waterways. The spill took place Friday at a power plant in an outlying section of the city of Norilsk, 2900 kilometers (1800 miles) … Read more Putin Declares State of Emergency After Siberia Oil Spill