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Worries pile up as waste grows in Pakistan
Pakistan generates about 20 million tonnes of solid waste annually, and its dumps have become a hub for child labour.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 12:21 GMT
India anti-mining activist wins 'Green Nobel'
Ramesh Agrawal honoured in US city of San Francisco as one of six recipients of Goldman Environmental Prize.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2014 10:06 GMT
Violence plagues Costa Rican conservationists
Poachers are becoming increasingly hostile towards ecologists in the central American nation.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2014 13:24 GMT
Flood alerts rise as storms batter Britain
Army brought in to build defences in southeast as residents in southwest battle a month of deluge.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2014 07:11 GMT
Battle ramps up over Canada oil pipeline plan
Environmental risks outweigh potential economic gains of Northern Gateway, aboriginal groups say, as court fight looms.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2014 19:13 GMT
UK is battered by hurricane-force winds
Heavy rains and 160 kph winds slam England on St Jude's Day, the patron saint of desperate causes.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2013 13:30 GMT
Fukushima clean-up years behind schedule
Residents of towns in exclusion zone around nuclear power station told they will not be moving back for some time.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2013 01:58 GMT
Ecuador: Chronicle of a death foretold
The South American country has opened tract of indigenous land, a biodiversity hotspot, to oil drilling.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2013 09:02 GMT
UK horsemeat scandal an act of fraud, say MPs
British parliamentary report calls for prosecutions but states contamination was not as widespread as feared.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2013 23:34 GMT
Mexico volcano ash disrupts US flights
Hundreds of passengers stranded in Mexico City's airport for a second day, as airlines cancel flights.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2013 06:20 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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