Category: News

USA and Brazil agree to develop Amazon

The USA and Brazil have agreed to promote private-sector development in the Amazon, during a meeting in Washington in 2019. They also pledged a $100m (£80m) biodiversity conservation fund for the Amazon led by the private sector. Brazil’s foreign minister said opening the rain…

Smoke from Australian Wild Fires reaches Brazil

Smoke from devastating bush fires in Australia that have led to the death of over two dozen people has reached South America. According to the Brazilian Metsul Meteorologia company, smoke from the Australian fires is beginning to arrive in the northwest of Rio Grande…

Japan’s ‘Tuna King’ spends $1.8 million for a 267 kg Fish

A Japanese businessman known as the Tuna King really goes to great lengths when it comes to giving sushi lovers the “best” Bluefin tuna. This year he paid 193.2mn yen ($1.8mn) for one, the second-highest price on record. It is the second year in…

Survival rates for Salmon just 3% on the West Coast of the USA

A recent die-off of fall Chinook salmon in the Wilson River has prompted fishery managers to close the entire North Coast to all salmon angling, effective December 13 – 31. The U.S. Salmon demise is being blamed on global warming, but scientists also found…

Planet Earth shifting on its Axis caused Historic Climate change

Scientists have found that our ancestors were forced out of Africa by pre-historic climate change caused by dramatic shifts in earth’s orientation 125,000 years ago. The fascinating discovery was made by researchers at the University of Hawaii using complex computer programs to measure the…

Spain and Portugal hit by devastating Storms

Two powerful storms that struck Spain and Portugal in quick succession over the past three days have killed at least eight people and caused widespread flooding and damage. In the southern region of Andalusia, emergency services said they had recovered the body of a…

How Heavy Snow covered the Sahara Desert in 2018

In 2018, more than 15 inches (40cm) of heavy snowfall has blanketed the sand dunes across the small town of Ain Sefra, Algeria. It is the second time snow has hit in nearly 40 years, with a dusting also recorded in December 2016. Before…