The reef fish folks discover ugly extra more likely to be endangered, research finds | fish

There are many fish within the sea, however “ugly” fish deserve love too, in response to a research. The reef fish folks price essentially the most aesthetically pleasing are additionally those that appear to want the least conservation help, whereas the fish most certainly to rank as “ugly” are essentially the most endangered species, the … Read more

With 12 luxury brands, The Red Sea leads the way in promoting sustainable tourism

RIYADH: The traditional concept of tourism is now radically changing as many countries are gradually and earnestly promoting and investing in sustainable travel. But what is sustainable tourism, and why is there such a big hype among countries eager to attract tourists to their natural and untouched habitats? According to the UN Environment Program and … Read more

Spare us your environmental lectures, William

The royal family is supposed to be ‘above politics’. The queen’s studied neutrality, maintained over 70 years, is central to the endurance of this feudalistic set-up. Her descendants, however, cannot seem to keep their views to themselves. At this weekend’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, Prince William marked the occasion for lecturing his grandmother’s subjects on the … Read more

Kangaroos in the street and a suitcase of iguanas: India’s exotic pet problem | illegal wildlife trade

From the red-eared slider turtle, cockatoo and falcon to the yellow-cheeked gibbon, capuchin monkey and orangutan, nothing is too much for those demanding unusual pets in India. But it was the sight of three kangaroos wandering the streets of West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district in April that brought home the extent of the country’s exotic pet … Read more

La Niña could be norm in Australia if ocean current collapses

A rapidly slowing Atlantic Ocean current could shift the Earth’s climate and cause perpetual La Niña conditions for Australia if it collapses. Climate change is slowing down the conveyor belt of ocean currents that brings warm water from the tropics up to the North Atlantic. UNSW research, published today in Nature Climate Change, looks at … Read more

Historical emissions caused by the climate crisis. But it’s what we do today that will make or break it, study shows

That’s the main finding of a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change on Monday, which says that even if the world cut emissions to zero today, there would still be a 42% chance of hitting 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming above pre-industrial levels within a decade. That probability rises to 66% if … Read more

How La Niña could become the norm for Australia

Climate change is slowing down the conveyor belt of ocean currents that brings warm water from the tropics up to the North Atlantic. Our researchpublished in Nature Climate Changelooks at the profound consequences to global climate if this Atlantic conveyor collapses entirely. We found the collapse of this system – called the Southern Atlantic Overturning … Read more

Kangaroos in the street and a suitcase of iguanas: India’s exotic pet problem | illegal wildlife trade

From the red-eared slider turtle, cockatoo and falcon to the yellow-cheeked gibbon, capuchin monkey and orangutan, nothing is too much for those demanding unusual pets in India. But it was the sight of three kangaroos wandering the streets of West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district in April that brought home the extent of the country’s exotic pet … Read more