Cyclone Amphan Crashes Into India and Bangladesh Forcing Millions to Evacuate

Authorities along India’s east coast and neighboring Bangladesh evacuated millions to safer places and shut some factories as the biggest cyclonic storm in two decades makes landfall, causing heavy rain and strong winds in the region. Amphan, now equivalent of a category 3 hurricane after weakening from category 5, crossed the coasts of India and … Read more Cyclone Amphan Crashes Into India and Bangladesh Forcing Millions to Evacuate

Why Bill Gates Thinks Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat Can Help Fight Climate Change

May.06 — Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair and Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates talks about how cows are responsible for so much of the world’s carbon emissions and why he invested in Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat. He appears on “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations.” The show was recorded on June 24 in Washington.

Australian drought continues despite recent rains, as coronavirus dries up donations | ABC News

It is a bitter irony of the coronavirus crisis. While farmers are keeping the nation fed during the lockdown, many are struggling to put food on their own tables. That is according to Drought Angels, a Queensland-based charity giving assistance to hard-hit farmers. “It doesn’t rain cash, crops and cows,” Drought Angels founder Tash Johnston … Read more Australian drought continues despite recent rains, as coronavirus dries up donations | ABC News

Eliud Kipchoge: We go for an ‘easy run’ with the world’s best marathon runner

It is not often that you are invited to go on a training run with the marathon world record holder and a couple dozen of his team-mates who can run for days at a pace faster than the average person can sprint, writes Ben Bloom. Fortunately this is only their recovery run – a daily … Read more Eliud Kipchoge: We go for an ‘easy run’ with the world’s best marathon runner

Wuhan’s Disputed Wet Markets Reopen as City Emerges from Coronavirus Lockdown

Cars lined up this week at the main entrance to the Baishazhou wet market, one of the biggest in Wuhan, which is buzzing again. The Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged has stirred back to life following a lockdown lasting for months. A sign hovers overhead: “No slaughtering and selling live animals.” Baishazhou and … Read more Wuhan’s Disputed Wet Markets Reopen as City Emerges from Coronavirus Lockdown

Coronavirus: More myths to ignore – BBC News

BBC: Coronavirus Myths to Ignore Coronavirus myths to ignore, a follow-up item which is unfortunately necessary, from the UK’s BBC News. Please feel free to share this post online – and leave comments at the bottom of this post, with any silly claims you have heard or seen shared online which don’t feature in this … Read more Coronavirus: More myths to ignore – BBC News

Sara Cox Reflects on Her Modelling Days and Her Dislike of ‘Ladettes’ | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF You probably know her best as one of the leading voices on Britain’s biggest radio station, but Sara Cox had a more humble start to life. She joins us today as she releases her memoir ‘Til the Cows Come Home’. She’ll be telling us about trudging through dirt, rearing cattle … Read more Sara Cox Reflects on Her Modelling Days and Her Dislike of ‘Ladettes’ | This Morning

Trump Leaves India After Jam-Packed 36-Hour State Visit

President Donald Trump says an India visit that featured a mega-rally, a tour of the Taj Mahal and meetings with business leaders and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been a “tremendous learning experience” for him. Trump has capped a jam-packed 36-hour visit as the guest of honor Tuesday at a state banquet at the presidential … Read more Trump Leaves India After Jam-Packed 36-Hour State Visit

World’s most expensive sheepdog called Megan sells for £18,000 | ITV News

A border collie from Northumberland has become the world’s most expensive sheepdog after being sold to an American ranch owner for £18,900. Megan, who was sold at an auction in Yorkshire, will go to herd cows on a ranch in Oklahoma – while Megan’s owner told ITV News she’ll be sorry to see her go. … Read more World’s most expensive sheepdog called Megan sells for £18,000 | ITV News

Paris Agriculture Fair: Where cows, pigs and politicians strut their stuff

It’s the event of the year for animal-lovers in Paris and for farmers from all over France. The Paris Agriculture Fair (Salon International de l’Agriculture) opened to the public on Saturday, to showcase cows, goats, pigs, chickens and… France’s leading politicians. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Paris Agriculture Fair: Where cows, pigs and politicians strut their stuff

In Search of India’s Soul: From Mughals to Modi – Episode 2 | Featured Documentary

Watch Episode 1 here: https://youtu.be/EPHe4oag0R8 – Writer and journalist Aatish Taseer returns to India, his mother country, to explore the changes in this deeply religious yet secular nation. He takes an in-depth look at tensions between Hindus and Muslims, and how the hardline government of the country’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, has fueled anger between … Read more In Search of India’s Soul: From Mughals to Modi – Episode 2 | Featured Documentary

Did the CIA spy on allies and enemies for decades thanks to a Swiss firm?

From France 24: IN THE PAPERS – Wednesday, February 12: We look at reactions to the Democrat primary in New Hampshire and what’s next for the race. Also, the Washington Post reveals a secret spying deal between the CIA and Cold-War era West German intelligence. Here in France, a drug trafficker turned counter-terror spy helped … Read more Did the CIA spy on allies and enemies for decades thanks to a Swiss firm?

In Search of India’s Soul: From Mughals to Modi | Featured Documentary

Writer and journalist Aatish Taseer returns to India, his country of birth, to explore the changes in this deeply religious yet secular nation. He takes an in-depth look at tensions between Hindus and Muslims, and how the hardline government of the country’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, has fueled anger between Indians of different faiths. Cows … Read more In Search of India’s Soul: From Mughals to Modi | Featured Documentary

Gun licenses in exchange for blankets in India

Authorities are issuing gun licences in exchange for blankets in the city of Gwalior. A licence is only provided once the applicant has handed in 10 blankets and passed the necessary background checks. The covers are distributed to poor families and to animal shelters who use them to keep their cattle warm amid recent frigid … Read more Gun licenses in exchange for blankets in India