.Salem, OR, USA
Deer Creek has become a dry creek bed after several illegal marijuana grows cropped up in the neighborhood last spring (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Illegal marijuana growers are taking water in uncontrolled amounts 
  • Illegal marijuana cultivation continues unabated despite legalisation of recreational marijuana is parts of the US
  • Illegal marijuana cultivation has emerged as a major problem in Oregon

Pests like tobacco hornworms eat up the foliage from the stem. (Photo Credits: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Inspecting your plant is imperative because they are also in danger of being ravaged by smaller anthropoids
  • Biotic diseases are caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi
  • Common fungal diseases that need to be looked out for are Alternaria and Septoria leaf spot

.Sabaudia, Province of Latina, Italy
Balbir Singh who denounced his corporals sits on a bed in his house in the coastal city of Sabaudia, South of Rome on June 24, 2021. (AFP Photo)

  • For six years, Balbir Singh endured "slave-like" conditions with no holidays or rest tending cattle in the province of Latina
  • Referring to his ordeal, Singh uses the Italian word "macello", which roughly translates as "mess"
  • "I was working 12-13 hours a day, including Sundays, with no holidays, no rest," Singh told AFP

.Dhaka, Bangladesh
Rani is a Bhutti or Bhutanese cow. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The cow, Rani, is 51cm (20in) high. It weighs 28kg (62Ib)
  • More than 15,000 people visited the farm in Charigram, violating the COVID-19 norms
  • "I have never seen anything like this in my life," a visitor said

.New South Wales, Australia
Australia's New South Wales (NSW) is witnessing its vast tracts of lands being threatened by a mouse plague. (Photo Credit: Unsplash/Representative)

  • The NSW government has authorised the use of an outlawed poison to control the plague
  • The mice plague is being called the worst plagues in decades
  • Some places are also witnessing 'mice rain', where the mice reportedly falling from rooftops

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The 'green war room' will monitor primary pollutants such as PM2.5 and PM10, ozone and sulphur dioxide. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • A 10-member team has been set up under senior scientists Mohan George and B L Chawla
  • Satellite data related to farm fires will also be analysed in the green war room
  • Pollution levels at 13 hotspots in the city will be monitored

.Amritsar, Punjab, India
The farmers will continue to block rail tracks in Tanda, Mukerian, Jalandhar, Amritsar and Ferozepur. (PTI Photo)

  • The farmers have decided to extend the 'rail roko' stir for an indefinite period
  • The farmers have been squatting on rail tracks since September 24
  • The protesters demand rollback of the three "anti-farmer" legislations