Amazon rainforest ‘could be ravaged by even worse fires’ as climate change worsens

The WWF is equipping some of them with drones to detect deforestation on their land. One group, the Uru-eu-wau-wau in Rondonia state, used a drone to discover a huge patch of forest had been cleared.

More Saddleworth-style fires likely as climate changes, scientists warn

“For the Saddleworth Moor fire,” she added, “a further concern is the industrial legacy of this region, with the peat soils containing the fallout from many years of heavy industry in surrounding towns and cities. The peat soils contain this pollution legacy in the form of increased levels of heavy metals, which will also be […]

The Last Days of the Art World … and Perhaps the First Days of a New One

And in the art world, things were already rocky for those not at the top of the food chain. Numerous galleries were reporting being financially strapped by skyrocketing costs and paying to participate in (keep up with?) endless art fairs, always flying to biennials and exhibitions around the world. Artists were leaving smaller galleries in […]

Marine life in the world’s oceans can recover to healthy levels by 2050, researchers say

“The success of many marine conservation projects in recent years illustrates how we can make a real difference to life in our oceans if we apply the lessons learnt from them at scale and with urgency,” Professor Callum Roberts from the department of environment and geography at the University of York and co-author of the […]

It’s not too late to save the oceans: Scientists claim marine life at risk of being wiped out by climate change can recover by 2050 with less fishing, habitat restoration and pollution cuts

It seems the more ambitious goal of restricting global warming to 1.5°C (2.7°F) may be more important than ever, according to previous research which claims 25 per cent of the world could see a significant increase in drier conditions.

‘Trolls World Tour’ Streaming Release Date: When You Can Watch the Sequel Online

The decision to release Trolls 2 online rather than delay its release has not been a popular one with theatre owners. National Association of Theater Owners chief John Fithian told The Hollywood Reporter: “All of the movies with originally planned release dates in April and May, with the one exception of Trolls, will be released […]

World Autism Awareness Day: explaining a pandemic to individuals with special needs

 Structure and routine are usually sacrosanct for individuals with autism. With schools, therapy centres, malls and their favourite places being shut, the usual sense of familiarity is lost. Which is why it is imperative to talk to children with special needs about what they can expect during this phase to reduce their confusion and anxiety. […]

The coronavirus won’t end moviegoing, but it could change it

“The industry is morphing before our very eyes and the old Hollywood adage, ‘nobody knows anything,’ is more relevant today than ever before,” Bock told CNN Business. “My guess is that blockbuster movies will have their day in the sun again. But the build-up to their dominance in the marketplace will take time; certainly a […]

Money Heist Season 4: Release Date, Time, Cast, Recap And What To Expect

Talking to Variety, the show’s writer, during a press conference in July 2019 said, “What the Latin world gives you are much greater affective dynamics: the passion of friendship, feelings, love. That gives a far greater tension to the mix between a perfect crime, which has to function like clockwork, and characters who live their […]

Virus expert says all 50 states need to be on lockdown at the same time otherwise the coronavirus curve won’t flatten and predicts social distancing will continue for another 10 weeks

‘But it can’t be at the expense of social distancing. The most important thing for people to do is to stay at home. The final point I’d make is if you’re going to wear a face covering, you still don’t need an N-95 mask and if you take one, you may be taking it out of […]