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…

Arrival British EV start-up gets £85m from Hyundai and Kia

Korean manufacturers, Hyundai and Kia have invested €100m into electric-vehicle start-up Arrival with a €3bn price tag in one of the largest investments in Britain’s motor industry since the Brexit vote to leave the EU in 2016. “This will lead to significant collaboration this is far more than just an investment” Avinash Rugoobur, Arrival’s chief…

Gradening vital to British economy

    Acknowledging the contributions of gardens to our mental and physical wellbeing and often the economic benefits are often overlooked, economic historian Roderick Floud steers to put it right in his latest book “An Economic History of the English Garden”.  This is the first book to question how much gardens and gardening have cost, and…

Artificial intelligence how Lidar see the future

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk branded the laser scanning system Lidar ( light detection and ranging) which is being touted as the best way for autonomous cars to sense their environment. In April he said, Lidar was expensive and unnecessary as he believes that cameras combined with artificial intelligence will be enough to allow cars to…