The evacuation of people from Vanuatu's volcanic Ambae island to the islands of Maewo and Santo is now completed after the Vanuatu government asked Ambae's people to have a compulsory evacuation.

A total of 24 people have been injured in two 5.0-magnitude earthquakes that jolted southwest China's Yunnan Province in the early hours of Monday and Tuesday seperately, local authorities said.

HARBIN, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- Floods triggered by heavy rain have resulted in direct economic losses of over 4 billion yuan (580 million U.S.

A fleet of 17 new low-emission and high-tech buses started operation in Nepal's Kathmandu on Tuesday to help reduce congestion and pollution in the capital.

Sudan is exerting great efforts to reduce maternal and newborn children mortality rates by enhancing reproductive health services.

At least four laborers were killed and nine others injured in a coal mine explosion in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, local reports said on Monday.

In the next decade, breast cancer cases could double in Africa if action is not taken, according to a study released on Wednesday by the University of Edinburgh.

Italy's lakes are polluted by trash, microplastics, and untreated sewage, Legambiente environmentalist association said in what was its first national report on freshwater basins on Monday.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Monday urged African countries to adopt a green procurement system whereby they purchase products and services that cause minimal environmental im

Eight were killed after a landslide hit a village in northern Thailand, media reported on Sunday.

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