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...

Pandemic offers scientists chance to ‘hear’ oceans as they once were

An empty shipping dock is seen in this file photo as the global outbreak of the coronavirus...

Virus buffets largest Arctic expedition

The multinational team on the biggest Arctic research mission boarding the “RV Maria S Merian” ship in...

Virus forces Brits to become own dentists

A dentist wearing protective equipment treats a patient in Guebwiller, eastern France. – AFP

From the coronavirus frontline, doctors recall battling S Africa’s HIV outbreak

CAPE TOWN: A porter from a local hospital delivers bed linen to a field hospital being set...

China smog returns as factories reopen

BEIJING: An uptick in industrial production and adverse weather patterns have worsened air pollution in April. Electricity production was up 1.2...

Coronavirus lockdowns could spark rise in HIV infections, experts warn

NEW YORK: In this file photo a man takes a free HIV test during the Harlem Pride parade in New York...

Oceans may rise over a metre by 2100, five metres by 2300

BEIRUT: A group of women walk along the seaside promenade overlooking the Raouche Rocks also known as Pigeon Rocks, in the...

In pandemic, getting help from (virtual) friends

AI chatbots have drawn increased interest during the global virus pandemic, which has led to a sharp rise in isolation and...

E Paper

7th August