Innovations

In 2021, Rolls-Royce is rolling out an electric aircraft calling it “the spirit of Innovation.” The company hopes the plane will break the world speed record for an electric aircraft by flying at more than 300mph. In September, Airbus unveiled three concept hydrogen-powered planes which could see an important deal signed with Germany, France, Spain,…

Climate Change: Species to shrink by 23 per cent by 2100

The University of Cambridge said mammals, birds  and amphibians globally could lose 23 per cent of their natural habitat range due to climate change and land by 2100. The species have lost an average of 18 per cent of their natural habitat. The latest study analysed changes in. the geographical range of 16, 919 species…

Large crack at Birling Gap

RNLI Coxwain MarK Swayer said the authorities understood   it was a beautiful place with stunning views, but a large crack at Birling Gap, the south coast near Eastbourne, has led to fresh warnings to people to keep away from dangerous cliff edges as the cliffs were crumbling and could fall at anythime. Mr Sawyer said…

We live in a world that’s more interconnected than ever before

An idea takes off like wildfire, changing our world forever, as a deadly virus suddenly explodes into the population. We live in a world that’s more interconnected than ever before.  Our lives are shaped by outbreaks of disease of misinformation, even of violence that appears, spread, and fade away with bewildering speed. Adam Kucharski, an…

Survival of Indian elephants

There are less than 20, 000 Indian elephants surviving in India and less than 800 tuskers. Kerala and Odisha top the list with dozens of deaths each year. The railways have killed elephants after they die by running down and beaten by the forest department. Some elephants are illegally captured in the wild jungles of…

Zero-emission cars are to be given unique green number plates

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said, “the decision to print a green “flash” on the left-hand side of number plates on zero-emission cars from the autumn would help show people that a greener transport future is within our grasp. A green recovery is a key to helping us achieve our net-zero carbon commitments while also promoting…

50th Anniversary of the Earth Day – The Bee

50th Anniversary of the Earth Day and celebrate one of the smallest but most critical organisms. Did you know the bee pollinate two-thirds of our world’s crops and  85 per cent of the world’s flowering plants and vegetables? Bees are flying insects related to wasps and ants, especially the western honey bee is famous for…

Underwater Photographer  winners of 2020 competition

  Underwater Photographer of the year celebrates photography under the ocean, lakes, and rivers, with over 5, 500 underwater pictures from 70 countries around the world. French Greg Lacoeur is this year’s champion and a multi-award-winning wildlife photographer who dedicates his life to the marine world, living a nomadic lifestyle expressing the emotion of the…

Nord Stream2 Power lines possible despite US sanctions

The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline intended to connect Moscow and Germany, opposed by the US, which has imposed a series of sanctions in an attempt to stop it, as well as by several other EU member states.        When Angela Merkel met Vladimir Putin, after the US military killed Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in a…