Tuesday, October 27, 2020
According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), Business Insider and Statista, as of the 24 April 2020, over a third of the world’s population, somewhere between 2.6 and 3.2 billion people worldwide, are under lockdown in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19. It is...
13 April 2020 – Update for residents of Kyiv, Ukraine. Noting the large number of misleading stories and articles which continue in the media this week. I would like to give a further update regarding the fire in the Exclusion Zone...
On the 9th of February 2020, just four days following an earlier Antarctic temperature record of 18.3C taken by Argentine research base Esperanza, a monitoring station on Seymour Island, part of a chain of islands off the same peninsula,...
The Baker (explosion) nuclear test, which was carried out on 25 July 1946 at Bikini Atoll, was one of two nuclear detonations under Operation Crossroads, was the fifth nuclear weapon detonation in human history, and was the first ever...
Scientists have compiled a record of snowfall in Antarctica dating back the last 200 years. A 2018 study of snowfall in Antarctica headed by Dr Liz Thomas shows there has been a significant increase in precipitation over the 2017 period...
In 1857, guided by the flickering light of a candle deep in a cave at Naracoorte in South Australia, the Reverend Julian Tenison-Woods stumbled across thousands of tiny bones of rodents and small marsupials buried at the base of crystal columns. Without...
On 18 March, TEPCO inserted the PMORPH robot into unit 1 in the first of a series of four planned robot explorations of the basement area of its primary containment vessel (PCV) around the pedestal, on which the reactor pressure vessel sits....
During the 2nd week in January 2017, slightly elevated levels of iodine-131 were observed over northern and western Europe. The levels were measured during a temperature inversion, along with elevated levels of naturally occurring radioisotopes. The deployment of an WC-135 (Constant-Phoenix) air monitoring aircraft...
Environmental degradation is the disintegration of the earth or deterioration of the environment through consumption of assets, for example, air, water and soil; the destruction of environments and the eradication of wildlife. It is characterized as any change or aggravation to...
Recycling isn’t working anymore, in fact, was it ever? Most of us have long held recycling as the foremost proof that we are doing our bit for the planet. But recent global events threatening the viability of recycling schemes...