Firefighters try to take control of the amazon jungle fire. AFP
Two C-130 Hercules aircraft carrying thousands of liters of water on Sunday began dousing fires devouring chunks of the world's largest rainforest.
The Amazon is burning. It’s been burning for years. Don’t you remember at school, your environmentally conscious teacher would sit your class down with a string of videos showing the devastation in one of the most incredible regions in the world? These videos would show the large-scale deforestation, would explain that the Amazon
Four firefighters were hospitalised after battling the overnight blaze at Badim Hospital and about 90 patients were transferred to other hospitals, according to the fire department. Authorities said that a short circuit in a generator could have sparked the blaze.
The fire broke out at dusk on Thursday at the Badim hospital in the north of Rio, sending medical staff and relatives into a desperate flurry to try to evacuate scores of patients.
United States President Joe Biden has promised that America will share the Covid-19 vaccine technologies with other countries as part of the programme to fight the pandemic as well as be ready for similar future outbreaks of epidemics at the second global
April was a cruel month for this region. Fine dust from the Sahara and Sahel enveloped us all, causing eyes to water, coughing, sneezing, and driving delicate souls indoors. Fine dust disappeared the Kyrenia and Troodos ranges in Cyprus, denied visibility
This week, we’ve heard predictions from the Met Office that the probability of surpassing 1.5C heating within five years has now jumped to 50 per cent. Temperatures are reaching 50C in parts of the world. We’ve heard reports of 195 “carbon
The Supreme Court is unravelling. The leak last week of Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion that would overturn the 1973 abortion-rights precedent Roe v. Wade is just part of it. The court began to leak even before the opinion (there were reports