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Undersea volcano eruption triggers tsunami in Tonga

Undersea volcano eruption triggers tsunami in Tonga

On Saturday, a massive explosion was heard across the south Pacific. An undersea volcano called Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai erupted violently, triggering tsunami warnings for all surrounding coastlines. This weekend, Mother Earth reminded us who’s really in control. An undersea volcano located northeast of New Zealand and southeast of Fiji erupted unexpectedly, causing magma, volcanic ash, and smoke to rise quickly from beneath the ocean’s surface. Though the geyser has been somewhat active in recent...

By London, UK
Opinion – Saying goodbye to travel restrictions is the right call

Opinion – Saying goodbye to travel restrictions is the right call

At risk of being blackballed in the early stages of my writing career, I’m putting forward my opinion on why travel restrictions should remain a thing of the past. If you’re still paying attention to coronavirus news two years on, you’ll know PM Boris Johnson has decided to shorten quarantine periods, scrap predeparture and day two arrival tests, and abandon new local lockdown measures all together. And while these decisions were...

By London, UK
Around one million species could go extinct within the next few decades

Around one million species could go extinct within the next few decades

With more plants and animals than ever before on a global list of threatened species, WWF has warned of a looming mass extinction – the largest event of its kind since the end of the dinosaur age. 66 million years ago, an asteroid struck the Earth, resulting in a worldwide environmental change that, as we know, wiped out the dinosaurs. Today, another mass extinction event is looming, the...

By London, UK
Climate change ‘overtakes’ pandemic as #1 global concern

Climate change ‘overtakes’ pandemic as #1 global concern

A survey carried out by the World Economic Forum suggests climate change has now overtaken the pandemic as the biggest cause for concern globally, according to the experts. This is where we’ve come to. Both Covid-19 and climate change have wreaked such havoc in recent years that we’re now officially ranking them as threats. Here’s one top 10 that Ed Sheeran is nowhere near. If you’re living in the wealthy west...

By London, UK