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Sunday, August 18, 2019

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT

A storm forecasters warn is carrying “off the chart” amounts of moisture is slowly crawling towards shore along the US Gulf coast, having already...
Antarctica, Ice melting hits new lows

The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily...
Whaling Boat, Japan, Environment

Commercial whaling has recommenced in Japan after a 31-year hiatus. Whaling boats embarked on their first commercial hunts since 1988 on Monday, more than three...
David Attenborough presenter of Planet Earth BBC

Sir David Attenborough has made a surprise appearance on Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage to launch the BBC’s new natural history series Seven Worlds, One Planet. The...

Britain has seen a new record temperature set for 2019, with the mercury expected to keep rising. The UK Met Office said a reading of...
France, Heat Wave, Weather, Climate Change, Environment

Authorities around Paris have issued an orange alert for intense heat, the second-highest level on its scale, as very hot temperatures are expected across...
Glaciers in the Himalayas, China,

Cold War-era spy satellite images have shown scientists that glaciers on the Himalayas are now melting twice as fast as they used to. The...
Microplastics, Environment, Greenpeace

A survey of 13 UK rivers has found they all contain microplastics – and one is more polluted than the “great Pacific garbage patch”,...

Environmental activists have vowed to continue attempts to prevent an oil rig from reaching a North Sea field despite the structure leaving port overnight. Greenpeace...

Forecasters have warned of “treacherous” conditions in parts of the UK amid intense rainfall and flooding. Surface water flooding could cause problems for motorists during...