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…

Bolsanaro allows sugarcane cultivation in the Amazon

Mr.  Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian president’s decision to allow sugarcane cultivation in the Amazon region has emerged  as a further obstacle to a trade deal between EU and South America, European Commission officials have warned. The EU sealed  a deal in June with the Mercosur bloc – Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay after two decades…

Even Hybrid cars could be banned from 2040

  The Government are tightening the clean air agenda and drawing up plans to outlaw the hybrid cars that exclusively relies on traditional engines such as the Toyota Prius, by 2040 and over 98 percent currently on the road would be banned. However, Chris Grayling, the Transport Secretary, who has Toyota’s UK headquarters in his constituency is…

101 years of traffic light system

Like all good inventions the first traffic signal was invented by JP Knight, a railway signalling engineer and installed outside houses of Parliament in 1868 the first ever gas-operated non-electric traffic Red-green lights. Police officers had to work the lights by hand in an effort to control vehicles crossing the nearby Bridge Street, Great George…

Super Typhoon Soudelor heading towards Taiwan, Japan and China

Super Typhoon Soudelor is heading towards Taiwan, Japan and China after leaving a trail of destruction in the Northern Marianas islands. The cyclone has developed into the world’s most powerful storm of the year with wind gusts up to 220mph (354kph) that have ripped down telegraph poles and flipped over cars. A state of emergency…

We are shrinking rain forests – Stuart Pimm

Brasil has detained a land-grabber thought to be the Amazon’s single biggest deforester, the country’s environmental protection agency said. The Amazon rainforest has been in existence for at least 55 million years, the region home to about 2.5 million insect specie, tens of thousands of plants, and some 2,000 birds and mammals and to date, at least 40,000…