Managing type 2 diabetes during COVID-19: 39 million people living with diabetes in MENA

KUWAIT: Participants at the ‘Managing type 2 diabetes during COVID-19’ webinar. KUWAIT: Boehringer Ingelheim - one of the...

WHO: Mideast at ‘critical threshold’ in virus numbers

CAIRO: The World Health Organization warned Wednesday the Middle East was at a decisive moment in the...

Amazon deforestation is linked to lower corn yields in Brazil

Smoke rises from the fires ravaging the Amazon basin in August. Brazilian authorities released data revealing the highest rate of deforestation...

South Pole warmed three times the global rate in last 30 years: Study

Temperature data shows that the South Pole has warmed at three times the global warming rate over the last three decades.-File...

Russian mining giant admits ‘violations’ at Arctic plant

A view of the site of a diesel fuel spill at Norilsk’s Combined Heat and Power Plant No 3.

After drought, Kenya’s herders hammered by coronavirus curbs

Livestock-keepers in Kenya had been hoping for a good year to help them recover from drought but have struggled to sell...

WHO warns of oxygen shortage as COVID cases set to top 10 million

GENEVA: The world faces a shortage of oxygen concentrators as the number of worldwide cases of coronavirus...

Zero-carbon goal? Spanish delivery start-up Glovo targets greener future

BARCELONA: On-demand delivery service Glovo said on Monday it will offset all its carbon emissions by the...

A world redrawn: Worry about climate not COVID, says James ‘Gaia’ Lovelock

James Lovelock, scientist and author best known for the Gaia hypothesis. Photograph taken in 2005 by Bruno...

As virus hits tourism, islands seek to mend ties with nature

The pandemic has been devastating for Hawaii economically whose $18-billion tourism industry employs more than 200,000 people.

Ukraine scientists see signs of hope after huge Chernobyl fires

An employee walks through coalfield trees in a burnt forest near the village of Ilovnytsya in the...

Climate change brings fires, floods and moths to Siberia

MOSCOW: Russia’s sprawling Siberia region is being transformed by climate change that has brought with it warmer...

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5th July