With Christmas just around the corner, many of us would be thinking about gathering with our friends and family. This month will pass just as quickly as the rest of 2020, with the hunt for suitable gifts, cooking or booking Christmas dinners, choosing Christmas trees, and decorating our homes for one of the biggest celebrations in the year end calendar. But, how many of us are taking a step back, and thinking about ways to make our Christmas celebrations greener? As we celebrate, isn’t it also the right time to think about how we can minimise the environmental impact of...
Temperatures at Antarctica exceeded 20 deg Celsius for the first time ever on Feb 9. The reading of 20.75 deg Celsius was taken at a monitoring station on Seymour Island, which is off the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula at the northern end of the continent.
Climate change, or global warming as some inaccurately call it, has taken its toll on many landmarks we have come to know and visit and love. However, if we are not careful about slowing down the effects of climate change – like the loss of sea ice, rising sea levels, extreme weather events, increased drought and wildfires – many of these landmarks may cease to exist before our children’s time.