A moderate earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale struck off southwest of Jayapura, Indonesia, at 6.09 am Wednesday, according to the Meteorological Department.

Namibian Churches Called To Order For Noise Pollution

NAIROBI, May 24 (BERNAMA- NNN-PRENSA LATINA)--Latin America and the Caribbean is the region with the greatest biological diversity on the planet, holding 60 to 70 percent of all known life on Earth

BANGKOK, April 28 (Bernama) -- Authorities in Thailand have urged the public to stay indoors and drink more water to cope with the hot weather as the country faces its longest heatwave in the past

Pacific nations face the triple burden of communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases and associated wider health impacts as climate change proves to be the most significant health threat of t

The natural resources and environment ministry plans to amend the Environment Quality Act 1974 to give it more bite to act against environment polluters.

Air pollution is responsible for 10,000 to 30,000 deaths annually in Delhi as it is the fifth leading cause of death in India, a report by India's Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said.

Agricultural expansion is the chief contributing factor to the deforestation of Brazilian ecosystems and has accelerated in recent years, according to an official study released here.

The air quality in Tanjung Malim, Perak recorded unhealthy Air Pollutants Index (API) reading of 101 Tuesday afternoon.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 (Bernama) -- Haze at an unhealthy level was recorded as at 11 am today in Seri Manjung, Perak, according to the portal of the Department of Environment.