Yet more Reefs may be Doomed … this time in the Indian Ocean

Yet more Reefs may be Doomed … this time in the Indian Ocean

First it was the Great Barrier Reef, off Australia, which underwent extreme mass bleaching that placed the very existence of many corals there in jeopardy. Now it’s corals in the Chagos Archipelago, a smattering of 60 small coral atolls, in the Indian Ocean that are likewise experiencing the threat of death by mass bleaching….

Climate Change will worsen Turbulence

Climate Change will worsen Turbulence

Turbulence. Don’t we all hate it? There we are, nice and easy in our seats on a flight, when suddenly the plane starts rattling like it’s going to come apart in midair. All we can do is buckle up, grab the armrests and ride it out. Turbulence is a routine part of…

NASA images show that Earth is fast Changing … for the Worse

NASA images show that Earth is fast Changing … for the Worse

Change is inevitable. Climates change. Environments change. People change. Unfortunately, however, unless people around the world change for the better when it comes to the environment, life on Planet Earth will change for the worse, along with a changing climate. You don’t have to take that on faith. You can see it with…

Russia’s Reindeer Apocalypse may be a Foretaste of things to Come

Russia’s Reindeer Apocalypse may be a Foretaste of things to Come

Despite all the dire warnings about the impending environmental impacts of global warming, climate change remains an abstract concept for many people around the world, Malaysians included. That is because the effects of climate change still remain largely unnoticeable in many parts of the world. The days may feel a…

We may be in for a Climate Apocalypse

We may be in for a Climate Apocalypse

Take a deep breath because you won’t like this. Scientists from the US and Germany say the long-term effects of global warming could be even worse than we’ve thought. In fact, we could be in for an apocalyptic world where global temperatures are set to rise to extremes within a lifetime….

Oceans are getting Sicker and making us Sicker Too

Oceans are getting Sicker and making us Sicker Too

When we think of oceans, we tend to think of calming azure waters, eye-catching corals and a Poseidon’s cornucopia of marine species. We rarely think of disease. We might as well begin to do that, though. Here’s why: Oceans, say scientists, are becoming conduits of disease worldwide. The main culprit…