Why do we need to save water

Why do we need to save water? Water is an essential resource to our planet. We rely on water for everything we eat and drink, for washing and to help create the energy that we need for heat and light. It is also essential for the products we enjoy andContinue Reading

Brighton and Hoves plan to reduce citys carbon emissions

THE city’s plan to reduce carbon emissions includes investing in walking and cycling, replacing street lighting with LEDs and a BBQ ban across parks and beaches. The plan sets the direction for action on climate change by Brighton and Hove City Council to “accelerate the city’s transition to carbon neutralityContinue Reading

Why ocean pollution is a clear danger to human health

Ocean pollution is widespread, worsening, and poses a clear and present danger to human health and wellbeing. But the extent of this danger has not been widely comprehended – until now. Our recent study provides the first comprehensive assessment of the impacts of ocean pollution on human health. Ocean pollution is aContinue Reading

Where does plastic pollution go when it enters the ocean

Of the hundreds of millions of tonnes of plastic waste we produce each year, it’s estimated that around ten million tonnes enters the ocean. Roughly half of the plastics produced are less dense than water, and so they float. But scientists estimate that there are only about 0.3 million tonnes of plastic floating atContinue Reading

Kyril Louis Dreyfus

French billionaire-heir Kyril Louis-Dreyfus promises ‘exciting new chapter’ in club’s history as outgoing owners admit Black Cats’ lack of success on the pitch has been ‘a bitter disappointment’ Kyril Louis-Dreyfus, 23, has completed his takeover of League One Sunderland French billionaire-heir has bought a controlling stake in the Wearside clubContinue Reading

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Most of us are living through a year that is unprecedented in our lifetimes. Too young to remember the Spanish flu, we’ve grown up in a world where we take Western wonder drugs and life-saving vaccines for granted. We have no memory of a time when disease brought the worldContinue Reading

Wind damage worse than storm surge John Bel Edwards says as storm moves toward Shreveport

Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday morning said early reports show wind did the most damage from Hurricane Laura, with storm surge falling short of projections, but the governor warned the hurricane did “extensive” damage that is ongoing as it continues to move toward Shreveport. The governor said the NationalContinue Reading

Africas largest energy project faces a major terrorist threat

Back in 2010, Texas-based Anadarko Corp. (now a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corp.) and Italian energy giant ENI SpA announced the discovery of approximately 180 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves, equivalent to ~29 billion barrels of oil, in South African supergiant offshore basin of Rovuma, immediately catapulting theContinue Reading