Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) said it expects forest fires that have been raging through parts of Sumatra Island and in Kalimantan on the Indonesian portion of Borneo island will end soon with the arrival of the rainy season.
China’s Environment Ministry said on Friday that the anti-pollution campaign for this year’s autumn-winter heating season will set stricter emissions targets for cities that had higher concentrations of damaging particles last time around.
As people are getting together with friends and family, it is important to practice good hygiene, said Dr. Jennifer Lee, a family medicine physician with Wright State Physicians. That includes washing your hands and covering your mouth when you cough.
Amid the season known for transforming Nebraska into an outdoor ice rink, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln-led research team has predicted a new molecular form of the slippery stuff that even Mother Nature has never borne.