Category: Rivers

Brazilian Forest Fires are south of the Amazon River

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a “lie” that fires are ravaging the Amazon rain forest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising. Yet satellite data from Brazil’s national space agency, INPE, show the number of… Continue Reading “Brazilian Forest Fires are south of the Amazon River”

The Largest Mangrove Forest in the World

The largest mangrove forest in the world is @ Sundarban. It is located in the two south Asian countries between Bangladesh and India. Most part of Sundarban lies in Bangladesh. The area of Sundarban is nearly 10,000 square kilometer on which 6000 km2 is… Continue Reading “The Largest Mangrove Forest in the World”

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”

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”

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”

Swiss Glaciers lost 25% of its Volume due to Impact of Global Warming

FURKA PASS, Switzerland — On the hairpin bend of a Swiss mountain pass, a Victorian-era hotel built for tourists to admire the Rhone Glacier has been abandoned now that the ice has retreated nearly 1.2 miles uphill. Where mighty glaciers once spilled into Swiss… Continue Reading “Swiss Glaciers lost 25% of its Volume due to Impact of Global Warming”

UK hit by Heavy Rains and Flooding

The United Kingdom is once again being drenched with torrential rain as half of the average rainfall of November has fallen in the last 24 hours causing the Met Office to issue another 45 flood alerts to a very weary population. The Met Office is expecting… Continue Reading “UK hit by Heavy Rains and Flooding”