Vladimir Putin: Climate change in Arctic beneficial for economy

Vladimir Putin: Climate change in Arctic beneficial for economy

Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about the benefits of climate change at an Arctic Forum in the northern Russian city of Arkhangelsk. Ignoring the negative impact of global warming on planet and people, Putin praised the fact that thinning Artic sea ice opened up the region as a commercial shipping route. Mar 31, 2017
Cyclone Debbie batters coastal areas in Australia

Cyclone Debbie batters coastal areas in Australia

Towns along the Queensland coast in Australia have been hit hard as Cyclone Debbie made landfall between Airlie Beach and Bowen at around 2am GMT on Tuesday (March 28). The Insurance Council of Australia has declared the cyclone a catastrophe as powerful gale-force winds and flooding prompted authorities to evacuate around 30,000 people. Mar 28, 2017
Yellow fever is decimating Brazils monkeys

Yellow fever is decimating Brazils monkeys

Yellow fever, a virus carried by mosquitoes and endemic to Africa and South America, has killed thousands of brown howler monkeys since late 2016 in Brazil. Scientists are now ready to census the monkeys that remain at a reserve near the city of Caratinga to see how they can be better protected. Mar 23, 2017
Global water crisis in numbers

Global water crisis in numbers

783 million people do not have access to clean and safe water worldwide but what else do we know about one of the worlds biggest crisis? Mar 21, 2017
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