Climate, collectors blamed for decline of succulents in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG — Climate change and rare plant collectors are decimating succulents in South Africa, government researchers said on Wednesday, warning that hundreds of these hardy species are at risk of extinction. According to the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), a government research body, succulents that grow in semi-arid regions of the country are experiencing […]

The summer of extreme weather, GM’s plans for a million electric vehicles and turning trash into money

This week Current climatewhich every Saturday brings you the latest in sustainability business. Sign up to receive it in your inbox every week. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Eearlier this week, the city of St. Louis saw more than 8 inches of rain overnight, breaking the highest since 1915, which caused flash flooding and road […]

Why Burmese Pythons Are So Dangerous To Florida Ecosystems

Burmese pythons have established themselves as a successful invasive species in South Florida and experts say they pose a significant risk to the state’s ecosystems. But why is this the case? Non-venomous constrictors are among the largest snakes in the world, capable of reaching around 20 feet in length, with the Florida record being a […]

Chubb, Aviva, Allianz – InsuranceNewsNet

New Jersey, United States — (SBWIRE) — 07/29/2022 — A latest intelligence report released by WADA Research with the title “Climate Change and its Insurance Market Outlook to 2027. A detailed study accumulated to offer the latest insights into the acute characteristics of global climate change and its Insurance Market. This report provides a detailed […]

Restored coastal ecosystems may not be the natural climate response, says recent study

A recent study suggests that restoring coastal vegetation, or so-called “blue carbon” ecosystems, may not be the oft-vaunted natural climate response. Researchers refute the widespread belief that restoring ecosystems, including mangroves, salt marshes and seagrasses, can significantly reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2). Blue carbon habitats for carbon removal (Photo: Benjamin L. Jones/Unsplash) Researchers from […]

Rich countries have broken their climate finance pledge, says OECD – POLITICO

Rich countries have broken their key climate promise to developing countries, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development confirmed on Friday. In 2009, high-income countries pledged to provide $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poorer countries reduce emissions and prepare for the effects of global warming. An OECD report on Friday found they […]

The weekend is expected to break temperature records, according to the National Weather Service

Spokane residents should expect the recent extraordinary heat rush to continue through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Jeremy Wolf, meteorologist for the National Weather Service, said residents should “watch a continuation of near triple-digit temperatures through the weekend for the Spokane area.” Friday and weekend temperatures are expected to be near the […]

Last year’s weather signals climate change even if it wasn’t remarkable, says Met Office | Climate News

There was nothing exceptional about the overall weather in 2021 in the context of climate change, according to the Met Office. Annual temperature, precipitation and sunshine were all close to normal over the past two decades, it said in its annual weather review from the previous year. Still, it was “unremarkable” because “our perception of […]

Iowa Learning Farms Webinar: Carbon Sequestration in Ecosystems

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa Learning Farms Conservation Webinar on August 3 at noon CDT will feature Michael Burchell, professor and extension manager, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University. Burchell is the 2021-2022 President of the American Ecological Engineering Society and is recognized for his work improving techniques for the design […]

Comments Invited on Proposed Multi-Park Pass – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Wizard Island is seen from the Watchman Overlook in Crater Lake National Park. [David Smigelski/Mail Tribune] Public input is sought on a proposal to create a multi-park pass that would provide access to Lava Beds National Monument, Crater Lake National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park and National Recreation Area of Whiskeytown. If implemented, the multi-park […]

Chinese Tencent and Huawei launch car rental platforms to boost ecosystems

(Yicai Global) July 27 — China’s carpooling market is expected to become increasingly efficient as tech giants Tencent Holdings and Huawei Technologies enter the industry to complement their other services. Operator WeChat has launched Tencent Mobility Service and Huawei unveiled its Petal Mobility this month, Yicai Global has learned. However, the two Shenzhen-based companies do […]

The avian flu tragedy highlights the fragility of our ecosystems

Holyrood notebook by Ariane Burgess There is currently only one confirmed outbreak in Scotland, but Guardians across the country have been urged to remain vigilant. Increasingly, we have the opportunity to understand that we are part of an interconnected and interdependent natural world on which we depend for the ability to thrive. But the natural […]

How hot was it? – Medford news, weather, sports, breaking news

It Was Warm Enough Monday To Bake Cookies On The Dashboard, And They Proved It Cookies bake on the dashboard of a hot car Monday outside Ashley Furniture in Medford. [Photo courtesy of Jason Petsthe] The finished product, fresh from the dashboard. [Photo courtesy of Jason Petsthe] Although largely indifferent to the forecast for a […]

Government urged to collect comprehensive primary data on ecosystems in Ghana

Alfred Oteng Yeboah P Qt Rxb Uxq Dqztjch Dutkyu Gb Jpr Dmzk Professor Alfred Apau Oteng-Yeboah, a renowned botanist and Chairman of Ghana’s National Biodiversity Committee (NBC), calls on the government to collect comprehensive primary data on Ghana’s ecosystems, plant and animal species.  This, he explained, was key to shaping initiatives, planning and informing policy […]

There is an alternative to disruptive climate protest | Letters

Regarding John Harris’s article (Gossip about climate skeptics is not enough – disruptive protest now seems the only way forward, July 24), it is true that disruptive protest has been invaluable in breaking the crushing stalemate in which mainstream environmental activism got stuck I am proud to have helped launch Extinction Rebellion (XR), which, along […]

Mud Crab Discovery in Matsalu Bay May Disrupt Marine Ecosystems | New

Rhithropanopeus harrisii, the estuarine mud crab, is native to the northwest Atlantic, ranging from Canada to northern Brazil. The crab was discovered in Pärnu Bay off the Estonian coast in 2011. Redik Eschbaum, a researcher in ichthyology and fisheries science at the University of Tartu, said the crab must have arrived in the Baltic Sea […]

St. Louis Flood Emergencies Live Updates: Cars Stuck, Rescues Underway

First responders evacuated residents from a neighborhood in Ladue, Missouri. Many vehicles were stranded and submerged in the St. Louis metropolitan area. First responders were rescuing people from broken down vehicles. People were being evacuated from their homes and rescued from their vehicles in the floodwaters of the St. Louis metro area after storms dumped […]

Chinese ecosystems face a new threat: vicious snapping turtles

A large, voracious predator has quietly invaded China’s lakes and rivers and is now threatening native species across the country: the snapping turtle. Native to North America, the animals – which belong to two species, the alligator snapping turtle and the smaller common snapping turtle – have been imported in large numbers to China for […]

Mangroves, ecosystems unique in the world, are declining at an alarming level

ANKARA The crucial roles of mangroves and the threats to these unique ecosystems take center stage globally on Tuesday on the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, or World Mangrove Day. The international day, celebrated on July 26 every year since 2015, aims to raise awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystems […]

Marine ecosystems threatened by soaring temperatures in the Mediterranean Sea

Rising temperatures in the Mediterranean Sea are attracting new species of fish. Since the start of summer 2022, sea temperatures in the region have risen 5°C above average for this time of year. The successive heat waves that rage in France reinforce this phenomenon. Holidaymakers and divers in Hyères, southern France, enjoy 27C waters and […]

Mercury Accumulation in Humans and Ecosystems Envirotech Online

Even in 2013, when it was officially ratified, the UN Minamata Convention on Mercury had a desperate sense of urgency, having already run out of time. As one of the most harmful anthropogenic pollutants, coordinated reduction of exposure and emissions immediately rose to the top of the priority list in public health management around the […]

BBC Tory debate: Viewers outraged at treatment of climate change issue

VIEWERS were fumed by the BBC’s handling of climate change issues during Monday’s debate between Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak. Both prime minister candidates faced questions on a wide range of topics from Russia’s war in Ukraine to the economy, taxation, their stance on China, to Truss’ ears. However, many viewers on social media have […]

Mystery Group Behind Anti-Dem Ads – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

The Coalition for Safe, Healthy and Prosperous Communities did not file campaign finance filings Voters in Oregon have received letters, like this one shared by a source, that attack legislative Democrats. (Submitted) Some Oregon voters received these letters from a group that did not file campaign finance records. (Submitted) Earlier this month, some Oregon voters […]

Messer seeks to ‘shape ecosystems’, says new sustainability report | New

Harnessing the opportunities offered by digitalization, Messer continues to minimize its carbon footprint by using technologies such as fine-tuned control systems to manage energy consumption in its air separation units (ASUs). Although it is more focused on reducing emissions, power shortages in Asia and growing sales have seen the company’s CO2 emissions intensity level off […]

Climate change will cause migration to Alachua County

Faced with bad news, how do you find hope? The proposed answer is “building a community”. A meeting last month, sponsored by the Interfaith Community of Gainesville, focused on the inevitable impacts of climate change in North Central Florida. The message is that knowing what will happen prepares us to act effectively. Community members from […]

Weather Updates: Record Heat in the Northeast

Scorching temperatures swept across the northeast on Sunday in the region’s first prolonged heat wave of the summer, with a record five straight days of triple-digit temperatures in Newark and scorching heat in Boston; Providence, RI; and Manchester, NH Other parts of the country have also been sweltering, with Oklahoma experiencing temperatures that topped 100 […]

Mother Nature in deep agony, climate crisis may endanger planet’s future: President Kovind in his farewell speech

Outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind, in his farewell address to the nation on Sunday, said “Mother Nature” is in agony and the climate crisis may endanger the future of this planet. President Kovind also said he was influenced by Mahatma Gandhi and advised by former President Pranab Mukherjee. “Mother Nature is in agony and the […]

UK weather: Temperatures set to drop after last week’s record heatwave, Met Office says | UK News

After a record heat wave last week, temperatures will be much cooler this week, according to the Met Office’s five-day forecast. Coningsby in Lincolnshire hit a record high of 40.3C (104.5F) on Tuesday, the first time the UK has exceeded 40C (104F) ever. The sweltering temperatures have not only caused massive disruption to the transport […]

First wave of severe thunderstorms at noon, another in the evening

MINNEAPOLIS– Saturday is an upcoming weather alert day, and the latest models show two sets of storms – one hitting the subway around midday and the other moving into the evening. Much of southern Minnesota is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 2 p.m. The majority of the state is under a severe weather outlook, […]

Weather tracker: Record heat continues to scorch Western Europe | Extreme weather conditions

Record-breaking heat has continued to affect parts of Western Europe over the past week, with temperatures in the UK topping 40C (104F) for the first time since records began. Several weather stations in London, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire broke the 40C barrier on Tuesday, with a maximum temperature of 40.3C in Coningsby, Lincolnshire. A further 39 […]

Vertical oyster beds improve local ecosystems and water quality, says expert | Rowboat key

Oyster shells that once sat on your plate at one of your favorite seafood restaurants are probably now strung together as part of a vertical oyster garden designed to help improve water quality. from Sarasota Bay. A vertical oyster bed is made from recycled oyster shells and suspended below the docks to create a hard […]

Extreme heat warnings in effect for 28 US states | Climate crisis

The National Weather Service has warned that extreme heat will affect more than 100 million people in the United States this week, with triple-digit temperatures in some states and breaking temperature records in many parts of the country. “Above normal temperatures will continue to prevail across much of the United States through the end of […]

Cloudy weather and drizzle lower Capital’s mercury | Latest Delhi News

While skies remained overcast throughout Thursday, rainfall remained patchy, with only parts of the nation’s capital experiencing isolated bouts of drizzle. Cloudy weather, however, helped lower the mercury, with Delhi recording a maximum temperature of 33.1 degrees Celsius (C), two degrees below normal for this time of year, India’s Meteorological Department said. (IMD). While Safdarjung, […]


Whether or not you personally believe in climate change is not the issue… the truth is that our children are gravely concerned about it. Viselman is the executive producer of the incredibly timely and imperative new children’s series, MeteoHeroes, the definitive climate education series, already streaming in 145 countries and 22 languages. The MeteoHeroes are […]

Creative Ecosystems is a digital garden serving common black creativity

That’s right :class=”without”> Are there other platforms or spaces like Creative Ecosystems, and what sets yours apart?class=”without”> Annika Hansteen-Izora: Black Creative Ecosystems is part of a long line of black artists and writers who have come together in collectives. The Black Arts Movement and The Dark Room Collective were critical spaces for black poets and […]

A “detection system” identifies ecosystems in difficulty

A new “resilience detection system” can identify ecosystems at risk of collapse, research shows. The system uses satellites to pinpoint areas of concern – including those at risk of “tipping points” – and can also measure the success of conservation and restoration efforts. Resilient ecosystems have a greater ability to recover from shocks such as […]

In pictures: Extreme weather causing chaos across the country

Severe weather hits parts of Aotearoa on Thursday, with 10m waves around Wellington, flooding in Christchurch and glide at Mt Cook, South Canterbury, the East Coast and Coromandel. Visit our live blog for the latest updates. Peter Meecham / Stuff The River Heathcote in flood at Beckenham, Christchurch. JUAN ZARAMA PERINI Strong winds and waves […]

Latest UK weather news: Heatwave destroys 41 homes as fire services ‘stretch to the limit’

UK heat wave: Wildfire in Dartford hits motorway as temperatures hit record high Some 41 properties, including homes and warehouses, were destroyed in the capital as Tuesday’s heatwave was the busiest day for London Fire Brigade (LFB) since World War II, according to Sadiq Khan. A union said fire services were being “stretched to the […]

New Hawaii Climate Commission Coordinator Announced

COURTESY SERVICE OF THE TERRITORY AND NATURAL RESOURCES Lea Laramee Leah Laramee, who served as Acting Coordinator of the National Commission on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, has officially assumed the role of Coordinator. Laramee took the coordinator job on Monday, the state Department of Lands and Natural Resources said in a news release […]

Informing future ecosystem conservation priorities in the tropical Andes

New research offers a pathway to reach the 30 by 30 target using the diversity of ecosystems in four South American countries Joint iDiv and NatureServe Press Release Washington DC/Leipzig. Only about 5% of the ecosystems of the tropical Andes biodiversity hotspot are adequately represented in designated protected areas. Representation can be determined by a […]

Warming lakes cause problems for ecosystems

As intense heat waves hit the UK, Spain, France and Portugal, sometimes exceeding 40°C, as well as parts of North America and Asia, the lakes of people around the world are feeling the heat of climate change, which is creating a cascade of ecological changes and environmental problems. The northernmost lakes are considered indicators of […]

Latest London weather LIVE: Heatwave hits capital as commuters told to stay home

The Met Office has predicted the capital could hit highs of 38C when the heat wave sweeps across England, with its chief executive saying ‘we could well see the hottest day in UK history’ at nationwide on Monday. However, Professor Penelope Endersby said Tuesday is expected to be even warmer, with temperatures as high as […]

Engineers on the brink of extinction threaten entire ecosystems • The Register

Opinion Intel has produced incredible graphics in its time: projected Itanium market share, next node power consumption, increased multi-core performance. The graph presented by the company at the last VLSI symposium, however, was a real shocker. While attendance in computer science courses has increased by more than 90% over the past 50 years, electrical engineering […]

UK climate chief could quit amid divisiveness over target – Newspaper

LONDON: Britain’s climate minister has indicated he may quit as some Tory leadership candidates waver over the government’s net zero target, ahead of a close televised debate and final rounds of MP ballots this week. COP26 President Alok Sharma’s intervention came as a poll of grassroots conservative members, who will have the final say on […]

ABC-7 StormTRACK weather: Near record heat for the start of the week

Happy Saturday everyone! If you’re reading this around 6 p.m., you still have time to get to the Tequila, Tacos, and Cerveza Festival in Las Cruces happening tonight. It will last until 11 p.m. tonight. If you’re going, or prefer to stay home…temperatures will be warm for the next few hours – not dropping until […]

New climate protest group vandalizes university research centers

It wasn’t a drill that smashed the glass entrance to the BP Institute with hammersThis is not an exercise A new climate protest group damaged three Cambridge University research centers last week, blaming “the failure of governments and businesses to bring about change”. The new group, called “This is not a drill”, smashed glass windows […]

A common Achilles heel of plants and animals

The diphthamide biomolecule is essential for the proper formation of proteins in cells. When humans are infected with diphtheria, diphthamide is altered by diphtheria toxin, so life-threatening complications can occur from altered protein formation. Until now, diphthamide was only known from animals and fungi. A research team has just demonstrated that the biomolecule is also […]

Hot weather warning as Ireland heatwave could lead to record temperatures

Ireland could see record temperatures on Monday with some models suggesting highs near 34 degrees Celsius. The highest temperature ever recorded in Ireland was 33.3 degrees at Kilkenny Castle in June 1887. That record is under threat with Met Éireann warning that temperatures of 32 degrees and possibly above are likely on Monday and Tuesday, […]

Write For Earth: Cambridge students doing their part to raise climate awareness

Young people often talk about climate change; the students behind Write For Earth also want to do their partLi-An Lim / Unsplash Climate change, like all socio-environmental issues, is a people-centred problem. It has caught the attention of scientists and policy makers. The academic sphere abounds with articles focused on the climate crisis – there […]

An Achilles heel shared by plants and animals

Researchers have also shown that its formation can be affected by certain environmental factors. This was published in the journal Nature Communication, July 11, 2022. The study was carried out in the department of Ute Krämer, with contributions from the research group of Prof. Raffael Schaffrath of the University of Kassel and Prof. Lorenz Adrian […]

Children’s Place Reborn – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

With new exhibits, the Children’s Museum of Southern Oregon opens Friday to everyone after 2+ years Jedidiah Rennels, 5, plays with moving fabric in air tubes at the Reimagined Children’s Museum in downtown Medford on Thursday. [Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune] Sunny Spicer walks through the new Children’s Museum on Thursday. [Andy Atkinson / Mail […]

Climate Activists Demand More From State Lawmakers Following EPA Supreme Court Ruling – Waging Nonviolence

Embed from Getty Images On the last day of a consecutive mandate, the Supreme Court has destroyed the federal government’s ability to fight climate change. Hours later, a crowd of New York climate activists gathered in Manhattan’s Foley Square to denounce the June 30 court ruling — and shine a light on state lawmakers’ inaction […]

Latest UK weather: Farmers fear scorched crops as reservoirs dry up during heatwave

UK weather: the latest Met Office forecast Farmers have warned of scorched crops as the rare heatwave leaves fields parched, posing a “significant challenge” to their yield. Andrew Blenkiron, manager of the Euston estate near Thetford and chairman of the National Farmers Union in Suffolk, said he was growing “about 1,200 acres of irrigated root […]

As climate change hampers Somalia’s path to peace, communities hold the key – Somalia

Bilcil, July 13, 2022 – “He was killed while looking for firewood,” said Abdi, a resident of the drought-stricken town of Bilcil, Somalia. “People fight for trees.” The young man from the village of Abdi was a schoolteacher whose livestock died due to the country’s current drought – the most severe in recent history. He […]

Hot weather LIVE: Massive wildfires across the country, travel and NHS chaos | Weather | New

MORE THAN 20 wildfires raged across Portugal and several burned in western Spain on Wednesday, threatening villages and disrupting tourist vacations amid a heatwave that meteorologists say will will cause temperatures to soar into the 40 degrees Celsius. In France, about 800 firefighters, supported by six water bomber planes, were fighting two forest fires in […]

NTSB: Engine Trouble Caused Galicia Plane Crash – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

First responders crossed the Rogue River at Ennis Riffle to a plane that made an emergency water landing on May 31. [Rural Metro Fire photo] Neither pilot nor passenger injured in the accident of May 31 An experimental plane that crashed near Hellgate Canyon while a rafting outfitter was conducting water rescue training had only […]

ADI wins Manufacturing Leadership Award for Collaborative Ecosystems

Applied Dynamics, in collaboration with MxD, The Dow Chemical Company and the University of Michigan, has been recognized by the Manufacturing Leadership Council for its work in open process automation and Digital Twin technology. Manufacturing Leadership Council Awards Gala Manufacturing Leadership Council Awards Gala ANN ARBOR, Michigan, July 12 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ADI ( […]

UK weather forecast today: A national emergency could be declared if temperatures hit 40C

UK weather: the latest Met Office forecast Ministers are reportedly drawing up plans for an emergency response to the heat wave currently hitting the country, following the Met Office’s orange heat warning on Monday. The The telegraph of the day reported that a Cobra meeting had been held in Downing Street about soaring temperatures in […]

A new wildlife crossing will connect ecosystems that have been separated for 50 years

POLK COUNTY, Fla. — On I-4 between Tampa and Orlando, construction is nearing completion on one of Florida’s newest wildlife crossings. The project will connect the northern and southern portions of the Osprey Unit of the Hilochee Wildlife Management Area for the first time in half a century. “We don’t know exactly what the animals […]

Reintroducing wolves to the wild can restore local ecosystems, scientists say

Wolves were seen as a ferocious predator with a major impact on wildlife, reducing the population of myriad wildlife species and even livestock. However, a new study has found that this is not the case and has proposed that wolves and cougars should be reintroduced into their traditional landscapes. Reintroduction of wolves (Photo: Photo by […]

Climate Change in Malaysia – CodeBlue

The UN Secretary General described the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on April 5, 2022 as “a litany of unfulfilled climate promises”, and reminded the world that it is “on the fast track to climate catastrophe”. The Malaysian government has not provided much information on the effects of climate change in […]

British Open Championship weather forecast: Weather projections for this year’s tournament in St Andrews

The 150th Open Championship will take place this week. The Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland will host the tournament and is believed to be the oldest golf course in the world. The first round begins on Thursday July 14 and will continue until Sunday July 17. The betting favorite in 2022 is Rory McIlroy […]

Could climate change help unfreeze relations between Beijing and Canberra?

Beyond the persistent sources of tension, new and serious obstacles to the relationship are looming. Loading In addition to the new review of the 99-year lease of the port of Darwin by the Chinese company Landbridge, there is the lingering possibility that the Australian government will reject a major Chinese investment. Then there is the […]

TikTok’s stunts like ‘army of frogs’ threaten ecosystems

TikTok user @thinfrog has collected handfuls of frog spawn to take home and place in his own backyard pond. ICT Tac Why you can trust us Founded in 2005 as an Ohio-based environmental journal, EcoWatch is a digital platform dedicated to publishing quality scientific content about environmental problems, causes and solutions. TikTok has introduced many […]

Mitigating the damage caused by record weather events

In just five years, climatologists predict that it may be too late to reverse the devastating effects of climate change. Is this the worst case scenario? Hopefully, but it’s a sign of the challenges we face as a global society. Psychologically, humanity is excellent at dealing with immediate and quick threats. We see a paintbrush […]

How climate change is intensifying this summer’s extreme weather

From sweeping floods in the Midwest to brutal heat waves in Europe, weather conditions all over the world are intensifying. Every summer seems like a record, and experts expect this year to be no different. Currently, scientists point to climate change as the cause. Here’s everything you need to know: How is climate change different […]

Climate change could boost UK wine production •

Over the past two decades, climate change has contributed to significant growth in the UK vineyard – with over 800 vineyards at present – and award-winning wine production. Building on the latest climate projections, a team of researchers led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Vinescapes Ltd have now mapped the potential for […]

Fentanyl Overdoses Jump in Oregon – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

State health officials say overdose deaths more than doubled between 2019 and 2021, largely due to the misuse of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl. An Oregon Health Authority analysis released Thursday found that drug overdose deaths in Oregon more than doubled between 2019 and 2021, largely due to the misuse of the powerful synthetic opioid […]

Candidates from the Volusia region debate abortion and climate change

DAYTONA BEACH — Volusia County’s Tiger Bay Club promised “A night of political fireworks,” and while the six mini-debates — one-minute intros and three two-minute questions — between the candidates for the Congress and the Volusia County school board candidates remained civilians, a few rockets were thrown and their eyes raised. Here are some highlights. […]

Weather precautions still advised despite end of heat advisory | New

ENID, Oklahoma— Although a one-day heat advisory has ended, local officials say residents of Garfield County and surrounding areas will still need to take precautions. Although the National Weather Service’s heat advisory in place for the past few days ended at 8 p.m. Friday, temperatures this weekend are still expected to hit a high of […]

António Guterres: The Caribbean is “Ground Zero” for the global climate emergency – English version

The reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a huge protected area covering around 11% of the national territory, is renowned for its mountains and endless biodiversity – some believed to be unknown – and remains mostly inaccessible and unaffected by human activity. From above, the rainforest canopy was painted countless shades of green, with […]

The Magic Returns – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Children’s Festival returns in full July 9-11 after rolling back 2 years for COVID Anne Billeter, queen of this year’s Children’s Festival, reads a children’s book from the collection of her library in Medford. [Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune] Andy Atkinson/Mail Tribune Anne Billeter, queen of this year’s Children’s Festival, reads a children’s book in […]

Seychelles: Roadmap ready for protection of blue carbon ecosystems in Seychelles, says James Michel Foundation

A roadmap on blue carbon opportunities in Seychelles undertaken by the James Michel Foundation – set up by the country’s former president – in collaboration with Australia’s Deakin University has been completed, paving the way for protection and restoration marine ecosystems. Funded by the Blue Grants Fund of the Seychelles Conservation & Climate Adaptation Trust […]

Roadmap ready for protection of blue carbon ecosystems in Seychelles, says James Michel Foundation

The roadmap proposes a series of social, scientific, governance and financial actions that should be implemented over the next few years. (James Michel Foundation) Photo License A roadmap on blue carbon opportunities in the Seychelles undertaken by the James Michel Foundation – created by the former president of the country – in collaboration with Australia […]

Holcim launches Circular Explorer in Manila Bay to preserve marine ecosystems in the Philippines

Holcim Group Services Ltd / Keyword(s): Miscellaneous Holcim launches Circular Explorer in Manila Bay to preserve marine ecosystems in the Philippines 07.07.2022 / 07:00 First solar-powered catamaran operated by One Earth One Ocean to clean up coastal areas of plastic waste in Manila Bay Strengthen local […]

Access the latest BOM Forewarned is Forarmed weather tools

Red meat producers will have access to more specific weather and climate information to help them make critical business decisions thanks to the latest release from the MLA-backed Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) Warned products are warned (FWFA), launched on June 24, 2022. The new features address the growing need for information on non-seasonal and extreme […]

impact of data and digital ecosystems on smart destinations | Alvarez & Marsal | Management consulting

This article originally appeared in the June edition of Computer News Middle East. In the luxury travel and hospitality industry, travelers expect an exceptional level of customer service and exceptional personalized experiences. Knowing and respecting guest preferences – favorite foods, hotel suite layouts, favorite activities, the list goes on – while balancing the desired level […]

Flood Advisory Issued for Pottawattamie County | Breaking time

(KMAland) – The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for Pottawattamie County until 8 a.m. Wednesday. * WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. * WHERE… A portion of southwestern Iowa, including the next county, Pottawattamie. * WHEN… Up to 800 AM CDT. * IMPACTS…Minor flooding in low-lying and poorly drained areas. * ADDITIONAL […]

Climate change will create ‘thirsty’ ecosystems: study

A new study by climatologists suggests that some ‘hotspot regions’ around the world contain ecosystems that are at risk due to water availability. A group of researchers from Germany, the Netherlands and Australia have studied how changes in the availability of water and energy – both crucial for the process of photosynthesis – are expected […]

Weather forecast for hot and dry this week in Phoenix

The Phoenix National Weather Service said Arizona residents should expect drier conditions and warmer temperatures by the end of the week. There is a slight chance of rain showers and thunderstorms over the high desert terrain east of Phoenix on Tuesday. Dry air conditions are expected to begin on Wednesday, which “closes almost any chance […]

The Future of Fintech Lies in Big Tech Ecosystems • The Register

Comment Despite all their differences, the biggest tech companies have one thing in common: they don’t like to stay in their lane. In the more than 20 years we’ve evolved alongside Apple, Google and Amazon, and just under 20 years that we’ve lived with Facebook, each has branched out into different areas of their founding […]

Outdoor tennis could be the first big casualty of climate change in sport

When Rafael Nadal played his first round at Wimbledon on Thursday, the heat index was considerably lower than it could be in 2050, when July in London could feel like 102 degrees Fahrenheit. Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images The impending retirements of Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal – combined winners of 65 major singles titles […]