Antarctica’s Weddell Sea ‘deserves protected status’

A submersible mission in Antarctic waters has revealed unique ecosystems so rare they deserve special protection, say scientists. The seabed investigation, co-ordinated by the campaign group Greenpeace, will help build the case for the creation of the world’s largest wildlife sanctuary. Read more on the proposals here. Antarctica’s Weddell Sea ‘deserves protected status’

Antarctica’s Weddell Sea ‘deserves protected status’

A submersible mission in Antarctic waters has revealed unique ecosystems so rare they deserve special protection, say scientists. The seabed investigation, co-ordinated by the campaign group Greenpeace, will help build the case for the creation of the world’s largest wildlife sanctuary. Read more on the proposals here. Antarctica’s Weddell Sea ‘deserves protected status’

Syrian regime routinely bombs civilians in Eastern Ghouta

The BBC has obtained shocking footage from the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta in Syria where 200 people have been killed in the last two weeks, including 50 children. Since mid-November 2017, the estimated 393,000 people trapped there have been subjected to air strikes, shelling and bombardment on an almost daily basis by government forces […]

‘Our powerful voices are no longer silenced’

The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were dominated by support for the fight against sexual misconduct in Hollywood, with several speeches about female empowerment. This time men got more involved, with Morgan Freeman – winner of the lifetime achievement award – saying the statue isn’t “gender neutral”. ‘Our powerful voices are no longer silenced’

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