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  1. The bodies of the victims of a landslide lie inside a chapel in the City of Naga

    6 dead, dozens feared trapped after Philippine monsoon landslide

  2. By measuring how quickly an oyster's valves open and close, scientists can be alerted to minute

    Researchers turn to oysters as pollution-tracking sentinels

    French researchers hoping to get an early warning on pollution in the ocean have found an unlikely ally in a mollusc more often destined for the ...
  3. File photo of shopper walking down aisle in newly opened Walmart Neighborhood Market in Chicago

    Commentary: Walmart goes green, but grapples with what is 'sustainable enough' for shoppers

    Walmart's push for sustainability practices has seen promising early results, say two researchers.
  4. CCAG eco-dining main

    The truth behind 'sustainably fished' and 'organic' labels

    Organic veggies, certified sustainable seafood and farm-to-table dining are all the green rage in Singapore – but are they as earth-friendly as ...
  5. In this file photo taken on April 25, 2014 crew members of a whaling ship check a whaling gun or

    Japan mulls next steps after whaling defeat in Brazil

    The International Whaling Commission's rejection on Friday (Sep 14) of Japan's proposal to resume commercial whaling "is not the end of the ...
  6. Food Rescue

    'I hope people ask why we're giving good food away': Giveaway highlights food waste problem

    About 800kg of food was given away to more than 200 members of the public in two hours by SG Food Rescue on Friday (Sep 14).
  7. A woman poses for a picture outside the Ice Cave at the Rhone Glacier in Furka

    Scientists investigate icy streams for survival clues

    A team of scientists has embarked on a four-year quest to discover what beyond water the world loses when glaciers melt.
  8. Air pollution remains the leading cause of premature death in Europe

    Most EU countries miss air quality targets: Report

    Most EU countries fail to meet the bloc's air quality standards and more than 1,000 Europeans die prematurely each day, ten times more than in ...
  9. file photo of smoking

    MPs, citing dangers of secondhand smoke, want to curb smoking in homes

    But the Government says it should be mindful of intruding into private spaces, echoing a stance previously made in Parliament.