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
British cruise ship damages Indonesian coral reef

British cruise ship damages Indonesian coral reef

A British cruise ship ran aground and damaged a coral reef near the Raja Ampat island in western Indonesia on 4 March. The 4,290-tonne Caledonian Sky, owned by Noble Caledonia, caused more than 17,000 square feet of damage. The reef is one of the world’s most diverse marine environments. Mar 15, 2017
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