For too long, there has been an unwritten rule that religion is off limits as a discussion topic when it comes to global warming and climate change. The new book … [Read full article]
Amateur researcher Tomas Mazuch discovered a species of lizard (Xenagama wilmsi) in Somalia with a round flat tail. Actually, he was assisted by Phillip Wagner, a professional expert working at … [Read full article]
The European Space Agency’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite has shone the spotlight on just how dire the drought in countries like Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti really is, with tens of thousands of people now looking for succour and refuge in neighbouring countries.
This beautiful image depicts the Gedo region in southwest Somalia was acquired by the Advanced Visible and Near Infrared Radiometer instrument on board ALOS, Japan’s Earth observation satellite.
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, has wrapped up a visit to Kenya and Somalia, again voicing concern that attention needs to be … [Read full article]