Global Hunger and Obesity Are Worsening Due to Virus Fallout

Hunger and malnourishment are increasing around the world as the coronavirus crisis pushes more people into poverty and limits access to healthy diets, according to the United Nations. Almost 690 million people were undernourished last year, the most since 2009, and the pandemic could tip as many as 132 million people into chronic hunger by … Read more Global Hunger and Obesity Are Worsening Due to Virus Fallout

Robert Fuller: Police Confirm Suicide Death of California Black Man Found Hanging in Tree

A police investigation confirmed suicide was the cause of death of a Black man found hanging from a tree in a Southern California city park last month, authorities said Thursday. The investigation revealed Robert Fuller, 24, suffered from mental illness and took his own life early on June 10 in a park near City Hall … Read more Robert Fuller: Police Confirm Suicide Death of California Black Man Found Hanging in Tree

China-India ties: What’s behind Modi’s sudden visit to Ladakh?

As the world anticipates a peaceful settlement on the China-India confrontation in the Galwan Valley, New Delhi has further fueled tensions. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a surprise visit to the Himalayan desert region of Ladakh last Friday amid border tensions with China. Earlier clashes between the two sides at a disputed site left … Read more China-India ties: What’s behind Modi’s sudden visit to Ladakh?

Fire kills one, ruins 40 homes in California’s desert town

A wildfire fire killed one person and destroyed about 40 homes in a remote desert town near the shrinking Salton Sea, California’s largest lake, authorities said Monday. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: … Read more Fire kills one, ruins 40 homes in California’s desert town

Boeing 737 Max Jet Lands First FAA Test Flight in Seattle

Boeing Co. and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration began a series of long-awaited flights to test whether the revamped 737 Max is safe following two deadly crashes, and investors cheered the rare good news for a planemaker mired in crisis. A Max 7 flight-test aircraft concluded the first of three planned days of testing, landing … Read more Boeing 737 Max Jet Lands First FAA Test Flight in Seattle

Massive Cloud of Dust from Sahara Desert Descends on Houston

A massive Saharan dust cloud that traveled thousands of miles across the Atlantic arrived in Houston. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at quicktakenews@gmail.com QuickTake by Bloomberg is a global … Read more Massive Cloud of Dust from Sahara Desert Descends on Houston

Prince Harry launches Oman desert trek for wounded veterans

The Duke of Sussex has launched a 248-mile trek through the Oman desert, as wounded veterans follow in the footsteps of Sir Wilfred Thesiger for a challenge “unlike anything they’ve faced before”. The Duke, who will be patron of the Walking With the Wounded expedition, said veterans would need “incredible physical and mental strength” to … Read more Prince Harry launches Oman desert trek for wounded veterans

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA: FIRST 10 MINUTES OF THE FILM

Winner of 7 Academy Awards® including Best Picture of 1962, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA stands as one of the most timeless and essential motion picture masterpieces. The greatest achievement of its legendary, Oscar®-winning director, David Lean (1962, Lawrence of Arabia; 1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai), the film stars Peter O’Toole — in his career-making … Read more LAWRENCE OF ARABIA: FIRST 10 MINUTES OF THE FILM

Preventing a plague: Fighting Kenya’s locusts – BBC News

There are increasing fears for food security in East Africa, with mounting evidence of a new wave of desert locusts. Earlier in the year, billions of the insects destroyed crops across the region – with the UN warning a second generation would be even more destructive. Now, despite international efforts, those fears appear to be … Read more Preventing a plague: Fighting Kenya’s locusts – BBC News

Qantas announces 6,000 job losses and predicts few international flights until July 2021

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has announced further job cuts for the Australian airline, while also forecasting international travel with the company is unlikely to resume until July 2021. Qantas will continue to stand down 15,000 staff, while its fleet of A380s will be sent to the Mojave desert for storage for three years Qantas to … Read more Qantas announces 6,000 job losses and predicts few international flights until July 2021

‘Godzilla dust cloud’ from Sahara covers Caribbean in once-in-50-year weather event

A large dust cloud has travelled from the Sahara and blanketed parts of the Caribbean in a weather event not seen for 50 years. Dubbed the ‘Godzilla dust cloud’, it has limited visibility and lowered air quality throughout the region. The mass of dusty air is known as the Saharan Air Layer and forms over … Read more ‘Godzilla dust cloud’ from Sahara covers Caribbean in once-in-50-year weather event

‘Godzilla Dust Cloud’ From the Sahara Desert Is Hitting Caribbean

A massive cloud of Sahara dust is blanketing the Caribbean as it heads to the US, with a size and concentration that experts say hasn’t been seen in half a century. Air quality across most of the region fell to record “hazardous” levels, and experts who nicknamed the event the “Godzilla dust cloud” warned people … Read more ‘Godzilla Dust Cloud’ From the Sahara Desert Is Hitting Caribbean

Wellness Guru Wim Hof Leads Phillip & Holly in Breathing Masterclass | This Morning

From scaling Everest in a pair of shorts, to running a marathon across the Namibian desert without a drop of water wellness guru, Wim Hof has defied the laws of science for decades, but what’s the secret behind his superhuman ability? Well today we’re finding out, as he offers us an insight into his revolutionary … Read more Wellness Guru Wim Hof Leads Phillip & Holly in Breathing Masterclass | This Morning

Many Navajo turn to traditional farming to address lack of healthy food during coronavirus pandemic

The USDA considers the Navajo Nation a “food desert” with scant access to healthy food on the reservation. So many Navajo have returned to growing their own. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year http://washingtonpost.com/youtubeoffer. Subscribe to The Washington Post on … Read more Many Navajo turn to traditional farming to address lack of healthy food during coronavirus pandemic

Explained in 80 seconds: How does China curb desertification?

Zhongwei, a city in northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, has been in a battle against the Tengger Desert since the 1950s. Back then, the distance between the desert and the city was around five kilometers. A breeze would bring dust and sand from the desert into residents’ homes. Now, the distance between the desert … Read more Explained in 80 seconds: How does China curb desertification?