India’s sacred river breathes again as pollution drops with Covid-19 lockdown measures

As a consequence of the lockdown measures put in place to fight the coronavirus pandemic, rivers in India are clean again, with fishing swimming in… as it did 50 years ago. Industries who threw pollution in rivers had to slow down their activities and therefore ceased to throw pollution in. Subscribe to France 24 now: … Read more India’s sacred river breathes again as pollution drops with Covid-19 lockdown measures

India’s Yamuna river regains sparkle as virus lockdown banishes waste

The sparkle has returned to the Yamuna river flowing through India’s capital of New Delhi, residents say, after decades of filthy and stinking waters, matted with garbage and polluted with toxic effluent from industry. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy … Read more India’s Yamuna river regains sparkle as virus lockdown banishes waste

CGTN Nature: Altai Mountains Series | Episode 3: Bustling Sandbars

At the sandbars of the Kanas River, various waders enjoy the quiet and cozy habitat together. Their presence is the best proof of the good local environment. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: … Read more CGTN Nature: Altai Mountains Series | Episode 3: Bustling Sandbars

Researchers worried about coal mine pollution running into Sydney water supply | ABC News

Experts have warned about polluted water running off a mine site and ending up in a major river which eventually supplies some of Sydney’s water. Researchers from Western Sydney University have found a “cocktail of metals” in the Tahmoor coal mine’s run-off which flows into the Bargo and Nepean rivers in south-west Sydney. Read more … Read more Researchers worried about coal mine pollution running into Sydney water supply | ABC News

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

State of emergency: twenty thousand tonnes of diesel spill into Arctic Circle river

Twenty thousand tonnes of diesel fuel spilled into a river inside the Arctic Circle forcing Vladimir Putin to order a state of emergency. The spill occurred when a fuel reservoir at a power plant near the city of Norilsk collapsed on Friday. The plant is operated by a division of Nornickel, whose factories in the … Read more State of emergency: twenty thousand tonnes of diesel spill into Arctic Circle river

Russia’s Putin declares state of emergency over Siberian fuel spill

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency over the spill of more than 2,000 tons of diesel fuel into a Siberian river. After a reservoir collapsed at a powerplant in the Arctic circle on Friday, a clean-up operation and a criminal investigation have been launched to unveil the circumstances over what could … Read more Russia’s Putin declares state of emergency over Siberian fuel spill

Sanjiangyuan National Park: Our solutions are in nature

Sanjiangyuan, the “three-river source,” sits at an average elevation of 4,700 meters above sea level in northwest China’s Qinghai Province. The Yellow, Yangtze and Lancang rivers, as well as the rivers leading to the Hoh Xil National Nature Reserve, originate here. Life on the plateau is hard for both animals and humans. However, the people … Read more Sanjiangyuan National Park: Our solutions are in nature

The Plastic Nile

WARNING: Contains images of animals being dissected. As part of Sky Ocean Rescue, and presented by Alex Crawford, Sky News’ documentary The Plastic Nile investigates the dire effects of plastic pollution on the world’s longest river, the Nile. The river is a crucial life source for millions of people who depend on it for food … Read more The Plastic Nile

“And that’s how it began” Donald Teskey explains his love of painting the sea | The Works Presents

See more at: http://www.rte.ie/player The Works Presents – Donald Teskey – Thursday May 28th, RTÉ One, 11.10pm The work of Limerick born, internationally renowned artist, Donald Teskey captures landscapes in all their moods and drama, with bold, brave paintings. Architectural in their origins, studies from all over the world and in Ireland, are somehow instantly … Read more “And that’s how it began” Donald Teskey explains his love of painting the sea | The Works Presents

Artist Donald Teskey on the method behind his paintings | The Works Presents

See more at: http://www.rte.ie/player The Works Presents – Donald Teskey – Thursday May 28th, RTÉ One, 11.10pm The work of Limerick born, internationally renowned artist, Donald Teskey captures landscapes in all their moods and drama, with bold, brave paintings. Architectural in their origins, studies from all over the world and in Ireland, are somehow instantly … Read more Artist Donald Teskey on the method behind his paintings | The Works Presents

Upstream: Telegraph premieres documentary of 47 hour NHS fundraiser from isolation

Childhood friends Charlie and Harry undertook a challenge to row the 364 kilometres, the entire length of the River Thames, while isolated in their own home to raise money for the NHS charities. Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and … Read more Upstream: Telegraph premieres documentary of 47 hour NHS fundraiser from isolation

How plastic dumped illegally in Ethiopia is entering the food chain

Almost half of the plastic used in Ethiopia is not being discarded properly, with dumped plastic bags ending up in the stomachs of cows. The material is filling the country’s landscapes, raising concerns about it being disseminated through the soil and into the water table. Alex Crawford reports on the problem of plastics pollution along … Read more How plastic dumped illegally in Ethiopia is entering the food chain

When bushfires jumped this river fire fighters on each side couldn’t speak to each other | ABC News

The border towns of Walwa and Jingellic are only separated by the Murray River, but when bushfires jumped from NSW to Victoria, firefighters were unable to communicate and prepare due to incompatible communication systems. Now the Bushfire Royal Commission wants to know why. Read more here: https://ab.co/2XP6oxT For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more When bushfires jumped this river fire fighters on each side couldn’t speak to each other | ABC News

Plastic pollution blighting the world’s longest river

Sky News research into plastic pollution in the River Nile has found that three-quarters of the fish there contain microplastics. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: … Read more Plastic pollution blighting the world’s longest river