Environment

Critically endangered species given own island

“The trial release of Christmas Island blue-tailed skinks into the wild is the culmination of ten years of work led by Parks Australia and supported by many fantastic partners,” said Australia's Environment Minister Sussan Ley.

Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc on the Bahamas

Seven people have been killed and the death toll is expected to rise as about 45% of the homes on Grand Bahama and Abaco are believed to have been severely damaged or destroyed.

Macron pedalled Amazon lies and everyone fell for it

“There are a number of reasons why you would want to keep the Amazon in place, oxygen just isn’t any one of them,” said Earth systems scientist Michael Coe, who directs the Amazon program at the Woods Hole Research Centre in Massachusetts.

The Earth’s lung is on fire

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro is dismissive of conservationists claims that the Amazon Rainforest is on fire: "I used to be called Captain Chainsaw. Now I am Nero, setting the Amazon aflame."

July the hottest month ever recorded

July is the hottest month of earth ever recorded, beating the record set only three years ago. It also comes after June was recorded as the hottest June ever.