Australia is grappling with massive bushfires fuelled by record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought. In the worst-affected state, New South Wales, fires have burned more than 4 million hectares (40,000 sq km or 9.9 million acres) destroying more than 1,300 houses and forcing thousands to seek shelter elsewhere. AcrossRead More →

A 65-year-old man was arrested Monday after robbing a bank in downtown Colorado Springs, before reportedly walking outside, throwing the money into air and yelling, “Merry Christmas!” Around 12:27 p.m. Monday, David Oliver allegedly threatened employees of the Academy Bank at 1 South Tejon Street with a weapon, leaving theRead More →

The President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Iohannis, held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, in New York, United States of America, the national intervention in the launch of the HeForShe 10x10x10 IMPACT Champions Joint Report. Dear fellow IMPACT Champions, Honourable Presidents and Prime Ministers, Madam Executive Director, Ladies and Gentlemen, ItRead More →

Human impact on the environment or anthropogenic impact on the environment includes changes to biophysical environments and ecosystems, biodiversity, and natural resources caused directly or indirectly by humans, including global warming, environmental degradation (such as ocean acidification, mass extinction and biodiversity loss, ecological crisis, and ecological collapse. Modifying the environmentRead More →

Most people associate Romania more with stereotypical Eastern Europe than with innovations in car manufacturing. Cheap Dacia Logans have flooded Europe’s roads, but few would ever think of comparing their manufacturers with such innovative brands as Volvo or Citroën. But it was in Romania that the importance of aerodynamics in the production ofRead More →

Poluare, plastic, natura

Plastic pollution is a huge problem these days, as it has seriously damaging effects on our environment, health, and food. According to National Geographic: “Each year, an estimated 18 billion pounds of plastic waste enters the world’s ocean from coastal regions. That’s about equivalent to five grocery bags of plasticRead More →