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Spike in Amazon emissions

As home to the largest tropical forest on Earth, the Amazon plays a critical role in maintaining the Earth’s climate by storing massive amounts of carbon in trees and soils. Carbon emissions in the Amazon region in 2019 and 2020 more than doubled compared to the average of the previous eight years. Over the last

unsubscribing and switching off from Netflix

In recent months, fewer people have become willing to take their chances on the streaming menu, with Netflix losing nearly one million subscribers between April and July – although that was less than the two million it had feared. Subscribing to a streaming service can be a bit like ordering a take-away when you don’t

iPhone in India

The company makes most of its phones in China but has shifted some production outside the country as tensions rise between Washington and Beijing. Apple says it has started making its iPhone 14 in India as it diversifies its supply chains away from China. China’s ‘zero-Covid’ policies, that have triggered widespread lockdowns, have also caused

No excuse for lack of women in tech industry

Augmented Reality is a mixture of digital content and the real world – a very simple example might be using the phone on your camera to insert virtual furniture before you buy it, to see how it might look in your house. The metaverse is the concept of entire virtual worlds – and big tech

Netflix game studio

Netflix has previously purchased small gaming companies, such as Oxenfree developer Night School Studio. Netflix is setting up its own video game studio, as it intensifies its efforts to establish itself in the gaming industry. In April, Netflix announced a loss of 200,000 subscribers, it first quarterly loss since 2011. Its share price dropped by

winter in Germany without Russian gas

The European Union faces one of its biggest challenges yet as the Russian government uses gas to pressure the Western bloc as Winter is coming and the invasion of Ukraine still rages on. Germany is one of the countries that have felt the burn the most. Before the war, 55% of the gas used in

Russia war crimes

The UN investigators visited 27 towns and settlements and interviewed over 150 victims and witnesses of Russian atrocities.More disturbingly, the commission informed that they had found cases of “sexual and gendered-based violence” where the victims ranged from the ages of four to 82. Back in June, the Ukrainian government formally filed a case against Russia

Mahsa Amini death “revolution”

Mahsa Amini was a 22-year-old woman detained in Teheran (Iran’s capital) by the morality police for breaking hijab laws. The morality police are special police units tasked with ensuring the respect of Islamic morals and detaining people who are perceived to be improperly dressed. Mahsa Amini allegedly had some hair visible under her headscarf when

Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks

The operator of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline reported a sudden drop in pressure overnight on Monday, with a spokesperson suggesting there could have been a leak. Unexplained gas leaks detected in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines from Russia to Germany have prompted investigations by European countries into the cause, including possible

DRC free from Ebola

Democratic Republic of Congo has declared the end of its latest Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern province of North Kivu. Congo’s most recent outbreak was in northwest Equateur province. It was declared over in July after five deaths. The country has recorded 14 outbreaks since 1976. The 2018-2020 outbreak in the east was Congo’s