Category: Wildlife

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…

UN Report warns of 'Collective Failure" to Act and Meet CO2 emissions gap

Signing up to the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015, world leaders agreed to limit global warming by the end of the century to 1.5 degrees Celsius, ideally, and certainly no higher than 2 degrees C. But a United Nations report published today says either goal is a…

Cannibal Ants Escape from abandoned Nuclear Bunker in Poland

Researchers in Poland discovered a mysterious colony of ants, blocked from the outer world in a nuclear facility where the atomic weapons used to be stored during the Cold War. Although the colony consisted only of working ants, it did not only manage to…

Bouw Mangrove Resort op Curacao zou in Den Haag aan Stikstofregels verbonden verbonden worden

De bouw van het grootste hotel op Curacao langszij een nog beschermd Mangrove bos aan de Caraibishe Zee voor de kust van Venezuela zal een zeer grote ‘carbon footprint’ achterlaten. Ook de verkapte vorm van mensenhandel zelf zal jammergenoeg bij blijven dragen aan extreme…