Climate change ramifications worse than predicted

Young people are stressed about Climate Change

The consequences of the earth’s climate crisis are confirmed to be much more alarming than previously predicted and governments are being warned to act urgently to avoid a global disaster. Alok Sharma, who headed the Cop26 climate summit in 2021 has stated: “The changes in the climate we are seeing today are affecting us much … Read more

Poignant photo of six dead giraffes spotlights Kenya drought

Kenya's devastating drought threatens animals and people with starvation

Six dead giraffes lie together, their skeletal corpses intertwined with another. The tragic aerial shot of these beautiful animals who died because they were unable to find anything to eat or drink was taken by photojournalist Ed Ram. Kenya’s devastating drought has left millions of Kenyans facing starvation. The United Nations (UN) stated on Tuesday … Read more

Major Brands identified as huge contributors to Amazon deforestation

A new study has revealed that a number of huge fashion brands are instrumental in the destruction of the Amazon rainforest due to their connections to companies that are involved in the production of leather goods. The raising of cattle for beef and leather is the leading cause of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. Over … Read more

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake batters Victoria Australia

A powerful earthquake has hit Victoria in Australia

A strong earthquake struck southeast Australia on Wednesday, leaving damaged buildings in its wake and residents taking to the streets. A magnitude 6.0 #Earthquake has occurred with an epicentre near Mansfield in Victoria. Widespread felt reports. If you have building damage or require SES assistance, phone 132500 and please be patient as lines may be … Read more

Young adults are making the choice to remain childless due to their concerns over Climate Change

Young people are stressed about Climate Change

A study published in The Lancet, a British Medical Journal has found that 39% of young adults are making the choice to not have children based on the state of the earth’s environment and the added pressure on it having more children brings. Those polled ranged in age between 16 and 25 from 10 countries. … Read more

Quarantining in Turkey during unprecedented fires

Turkey on fire

Testing positive to Covid-19 whilst in Turkey was bad enough. What made the situation even more dire were the horrendous fires that have decimated great parts of the country while in that situation. The end of our ten day quarantine was nearly up when the wildfires exploded in Manavgat, Antalya on 28th July, 2021. The … Read more

Antarctic Ice berg, bigger than NYC breaks off ice shelf

Massive Iceberg as big as New York City drops off

A 1270 square kilometre slab of ice, as big as New York Ciety has broken free in a process called calving, according to a statement from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). The massive iceberg broke off the Brunt ice Shelf in Antarctica on Friday. The break was not unexpected with scientists anticipating the large iceberg … Read more