An unidentified burnt body of a young woman has been found in a dumpster. Her throat had been slit and her stomach cut open revealing she was pregnant The burnt fetus was 4 months old. Officials say this could possibly a family honour crime
After holding their breath for 30 years, the residents of Kodungaiyur, India sparked off protests and set the streets aflame with their presence on November 29, demanding the immediate closure of the 269-acre garbage dump yard in their area.
Billions of pounds of garbage is thrown in the sea every year. A massive rise in the past 40 years in the amount of plastic debris floating around in the Pacific Ocean may have ecosystem-wide consequences.
Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak, will be cleaned up, thanks to the efforts of twenty Nepali climbers involved with Extreme Everest Expedition 2010. The team is setting off this week to remove decades-old garbage from the mountain.
Yesterday, two senior citizens were urged to turn themselves in to the police to face charges for their roles in blocking the construction of a landfill site in Simcoe County. Protesters have been blocking entrance to the site since earlier this year.