Explosive eruption of Le Soufriere

Le Soufriere,  a dormant volcano for 42 years first started showing volcanic activity in December eruption with an explosion which has blanketed the Caribbean Island of St Vincent in ash and smoke and triggered a mass evacuation. A lava dome became visible on La Soufriere, and just before 9:00 on Friday ( 13:00 GMT) seismologists…

Place human values before market values

The former Bank governor and now the UN special envoy for climate finance, Mark Carney focuses on the global financial system and corporate governance, along with climate change.  Carney’s detailed account of money and finance, where we get tantalising glimpses of life as a central banker – gilt chairs at a G20 summit in Riyadh…

UK cruise ships scarpped in the world’s largest ship graveyard

When Maritime voyages went into administration the liquidators in a distress sale without any concerns about the environmental impact, in search of recovery sold at auction Two British cruise ships the Marco Polo, the Magellan and three other cruise ship which were impounded and sold to settle the debts in November 2020. The Marco Polo…

Plots at Amazon rainforest being sold illegally in Facebook Marketplace

  Brazil’s protected rainforest including parts of national forests and land reserved for indigenous peoples are being illegally sold via Facebook. The Californian social media giant said it was “ready to work with local authorities”, but indicated it would not take independent action of its own to halt the trade. Our commerce policies require buyers…

Hyundai Motor’s electric bus catches fire

  The City Bus, Hyundai Electric City Manufactured in 2019, caught fire in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province on February 15. The bus was moving back to the garage after repair and inspection as the fire started in the roof, where its battery was located. Fortunately, there were no passengers on the bus and no one…

Disha Ravi arrested in India

Disha Ravi, a 22- year-old vegan who helped to clean up lakes, plant trees and campaigned against plastic, loved animals and spoke out against sexism and capital punishment in India’s southern city of Bangalore,  and one of the founders of the local wing of Fridays For Future, a global movement begun by climate change activists…

Irwin’s image of bushfire biodiversity depiciting loss caused by the detrimental impacts of climate change, habitat loss, and pollution wisn Wildlife photographer of the year

Robert Irwin’s drone capturing a dramatic bird’s-eye view depicting the destruction wreaked by a bushfire in Northern Australia wins the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award 2020.  Robert Irwin, son of the late conservation activist Steve Irwin is a wildlife photographer and children’s TV personality, whose drone image was taken in Cape York,…