Environment

UAE ‘Cloud Seeding Drones’ | Dubai has successfully used drones to create clouds and rain in the desert

UAE ‘Cloud Seeding Drones’ successfully form clouds and create rain as manmade weather Technology | Cyber | Environment | Climate Change | Middle East | |UAE | Dubai FACT BOX: Geoengineering tech – controlling earth’s climate using manmade technologies – is a concept countries around the world have long dreamt of conquering.  In what on any other…


Germany launches military ‘space command’ to tackle Russia and China

Germany launches military ‘space command’ to tackle Russia and China SPACE | MILITARY | EU | GERMANY FACT BOX: ‘The Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space’ is a 1981 UN resolution that reaffirms the fundamental principles of the 1967 ‘Outer Space Treaty’ and bans the weaponisation of space. The USA…



Trees respond to stress and climate change by forming communities and resource sharing

Latest studies into Tree communications discover community formation and resource sharing Environment | Scientific Research | Tree Communication | Climate Change  There has been now, since the turn of the 21st century a growing and widely accepted recognition of how trees communicate with each other. This discovery over the last…




UN General Assembly holds a minute silence to mourn the death of Sultan Qaboos

UN mourns the death of Sultan Qaboos إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّآ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said 18/11/1940 – 10/01/2020 Yesterday, the General Assembly of the United Nations observed a minute of silence, standing in mourning for the death of His Majesty, the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin…


Priti Patel backs UK police decision to put Extinction Rebellion on terrorist list

Priti Patel backs police decision to declare Extinction Rebellion a Terror Group UK Home Secretary – Priti Patel backs police decision to declare Extinction Rebellion members Terrorists Priti Patel, the UK’s Home Secretary, has supported a decision by anti-terror police to include the extreme environmental group Extinction Rebellion (XR) on a list of extremist terror…



Balkan Earthquakes – Three killer earthquakes hit the Balkans triggering Tsunami warnings as rescue team recover the dead in Bosnia, Albania and Crete

Balkan earthquakes trigger tsunami warning as dead recovered in Bosnia, Albania and Crete Killer Balkan earthquakes trigger tsunami warnings as rescue teams continue to recover the dead in Bosnia, Albania and Crete. The Balkans were hit with three powerful earthquakes in 24 hours as Albania’s Tirana was hit by a…