Category: News

US National parks are suddenly free to visit, But this might put people in danger

Three days of rejuvenation in Canyonlands National Park seemed the perfect bridge from winter to summer. But like so many other spring break national park escapes, our plans to pitch tents in the Needles Campground next week were undone by Corona-virus. Confusion about whether… Continue Reading “US National parks are suddenly free to visit, But this might put people in danger”

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… Continue Reading “USA and Brazil agree to develop Amazon”

Smoke from Australian Wild Fires reaching 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… Continue Reading “Smoke from Australian Wild Fires reaching Brazil”

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… Continue Reading “Japan’s ‘Tuna King’ spends $1.8 million for a 267 kg Fish”

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… Continue Reading “Survival rates for Salmon just 3% on the West Coast of the USA”

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… Continue Reading “Planet Earth shifting on its Axis caused Historic Climate change”

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… Continue Reading “Spain and Portugal hit by devastating Storms”

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… Continue Reading “How Heavy Snow covered the Sahara Desert in 2018”

Country-size fires became the New Normal around the entire Planet in 2019!

Sydney, Australia’s biggest city with a population of over 5 million people is suffering its worst pollution ever as smoke, caused by Australia’s record-breaking wildfire season blankets the city turning it into a “gas chamber.” The smoke has caused a huge spike in respiratory… Continue Reading “Country-size fires became the New Normal around the entire Planet in 2019!”

Luchtvaart Grootste Vervuiler van de Transport Sector

In 2018 stootte de Nederlandse transportsector 26 miljard kilogram CO2-equivalenten aan broeikasgassen uit. Dat is 12% van de totale broeikasgas uitstoot door de Nederlandse economie. Dat is bijna net zoveel als in 2012. Er is dus nog lang geen sprake van een afname van… Continue Reading “Luchtvaart Grootste Vervuiler van de Transport Sector”

Sydney in Trouble after Australia Wild Fires merge into deadly Giant Blaze

Smoke and flying ash has lingered over Sydney for most of the past week, turning the daytime sky orange, obscuring visibility and prompting commuters to wear breathing masks. Bushfires fanned by winds combined into a single giant blaze north of Sydney late on Friday,… Continue Reading “Sydney in Trouble after Australia Wild Fires merge into deadly Giant Blaze”

Shifting North Pole causes increasing concerns over Navigation

The Earth’s magnetic North Pole has drifted so fast that authorities have had to officially redefine the location of the magnetic North Pole. The extreme wandering of the North Pole caused increasing concerns over navigation, especially in high latitudes. Earth’s magnetic field is known… Continue Reading “Shifting North Pole causes increasing concerns over Navigation”

South Africa equals the Worlds Hottest Temperature with a Sizzling 54°C

A village in South Africa has equaled the worlds hottest recorded temperature, shared with Kuwait in 2016 and Death Valley 2013, that holds the same sizzling 54°C record. Planet Earth and Storm Report SA reported that the temperature recorded at the Viooldrif weather station… Continue Reading “South Africa equals the Worlds Hottest Temperature with a Sizzling 54°C”