Hungry elephant eats PLASTIC rubbish as it rummages through trash dumped by tourists while searching for food in India

The elephant also had rubbish resting on top of its head and back after it slung it over its shoulder with its trunk while rummaging for food.

Eating lentils, beans and nuts instead of ‘land-hungry meat and dairy’ could remove up to 16 years’ worth of CO2 emissions by 2050, scientists say

Raising livestock also means converting forests into agricultural land, meaning CO2-absorbing trees are being cut down, further adding to climate change. More trees are cut down to convert land for crop growing, as around a third of all grain produced in the world is used to feed animals raised for human consumption. 

Scott Morrison faces his toughest test yet in a Friday showdown where he must pull Australia’s power-hungry premiers into line and force them to open the borders before millions of jobs are lost, writes CHARLIE MOORE

Until now Mr Morrison has repeatedly hailed the ‘good faith co-operation’ of the national cabinet – but his opponents deride this as spin by ‘Scotty from marketing’ and say the meetings have achieved little.

From stand-up comedy to challenging the system: the ambitious Chlöe Swarbrick

Everything below her eyes is covered with a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles face mask, but the few passers-by on the near-empty streets of Auckland still recognise Chlöe Swarbrick. New Zealand’s largest city is under a second lockdown to quell a resurgence of Covid-19 and Swarbrick, who became New Zealand’s youngest lawmaker since 1975 when she […]

Lockdown: PDP Chieftain sad over hungry peasants, buys N10 m  food for Kaduna North

“While wishing those who have contracted the virus a quick recovery, I wish to remind the good people of Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone to always observe the instructions and advice of medical experts on protective measures against the spread of the virus,” he said.

Mini-MAD cooperation offers a clue to a safer world

Many in the West are concerned when they think about how a wealthy China will define its role in the world. But the World Bank reminds us that our hands should sometimes do less wringing and more clapping. In 2000, the United Nations announced eight Millennium Development Goals for the planet. At the top of […]

Bolton Likens Trump to Elizabeth Warren for ‘Incoherent’ Broadside at ‘War-Hungry’ Pentagon Chiefs

“I’m not saying the military’s in love with me… The soldiers are. The top people in the Pentagon probably aren’t because they want to do nothing but fight wars so that all of those wonderful companies that make the bombs and make the planes and make everything else stay happy.” TRUMP: “I’m not saying the […]

Bosnia-Herzegovina hit by wave of violent protests

“You have really hungry people who decided to do something,” said Dunja Tadic, a Bosnian woman from Tuzla. “People here are not living lives, they are simply surviving. Maybe 15% of the population lives well, mostly those who are stealing and their relatives. They destroyed the so-called middle class. All in all I don’t see […]

How Kim Jong Un ‘Played’ Donald Trump

Whether Kim went beyond what North Korea had already put out at the time about the trial and execution of Jang Song Thaek, married to the younger sister of Kim’s father, the long-ruling Kim Jong Il, is not clear. But there’s no doubt Trump was awe-struck by the man he once said had told him […]

Covid-19 fears on Lesbos as thousands of refugees flee huge fires

“Some people do not respect the country that is hosting them,” Stelios Petas, a government spokesman, told reporters in Athens. “They believed that if they set fire to Moria, they’d be able to leave the island indiscriminately,” he added, saying only unaccompanied minors would be removed from Lesbos. “We tell them they did not understand. […]