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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Philippines orders evacuation as Mayon volcano threatens to erupt

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:17pm

    ... period, including 39 incidents of hot rocks falling in the summit area and 32 low-frequency volcanic earthquakes. Magma has reached the crater of the volcano, in a coastal and farming area 330km ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Water supplies return to Lanzhou after benzene spill, but residents are wary

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:00pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... section joined the next, added to prevent leaking, had corroded over time. The new ductile iron pipe can withstand greater corrosion and even earthquakes. Several oil pipes run beneath the main ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Solar chimneys' may help solve China's energy woes

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:26am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... certainly don't want to build in an area with many earthquakes," she said. Zhou at Huazhong University said that solar chimneys would not only create clean energy, they would actively ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to build ‘world’s largest’ smog chamber to solve pollution puzzle

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:36pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... various fields, were urged to take tackling smog as seriously as "an earthquake", according to a report on the CAS website. One physicist from CAS said he had never seen such urgency ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    No toxic island of debris from Japan tsunami heading for US, agency says

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:53am by MCT

    ... Pacific." Marine debris is one consequence of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck off Japan on March 11, 2011. The quake triggered tsunami waves more than 30 metres high, killed more than ...

  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Fukushima Daiichi plant's nuclear leaks poison the Pacific and a way of life

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Tokyo The earthquake and tsunami that hit Fukushima have left a lingering toxic legacy and despondent fishermen denouncing 'act of treason' Nuclear leaks poison a way of life At 63, Kazuo Niitsuma believes he has many more years of fishing ahead of him. The sea is in his family's blood, he says. His octogenarian father began working on boats when ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Solar, wind power gain over nuclear power in China, says German official

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... to reach 40GW by 2015. In the aftermath of the disaster at Japan's Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant following the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011, China's development ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Governments toughen stance on environmental protesters amid Kunming, Chengdu actions

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... 4 was thwarted after authorities pre-emptively sealed off several landmarks in the city, with police claiming their large presence was part of an earthquake drill. In both cases, the city governments ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Ban lifted on controversial Nu River dam projects

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... sees frequent earthquakes and landslides, along with the destructive impact the dams would have on residents and the ecology. ...

  10. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Asia’s mega-cities more vulnerable to disasters

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 09:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Asia’s cities are becoming increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters as they struggle with poor planning, population explosions and climate change, the Asian Development Bank warned on Tuesday. Floods, earthquakes and other disasters claim tens of thousands of lives a year and cost billions of dollars in the region’s cities and urban areas, ...




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