Kilauea volcano: Ash clouds prompt 'red alert' for aircrafts

Thundering explosions and a huge ash cloud from the crater atop Hawaii’s volcano has led officials to issue a ‘code red’ warning for aircraft. There are warnings that a volcanic eruption on Hawaii’s Mount Kilauea could pose a risk to aircraft. Pilots have been told to stay away from the volcano in order to avoid ash getting caught in the […]

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Race to save the rainforests in Asia-Pacific

Environmentalists and politicians are joining forces to try to save fragile rainforests in the Asia-Pacific region. A summit is being held in Indonesia, where delegates from all over the region will try and build on the commitments made in the Paris Climate Agreement. On the agenda will be the rapid rate of deforestation in Papua New Guinea. Intensive logging is […]

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More repairs planned for two Okanagan parks damaged by 2017 flooding

Two Okanagan parks will be undergoing repair work next week. Starting Monday, the Regional District of the Central Okanagan (RDCO) said there will be a “flurry of activity” in Hardy Falls Regional Park near Peachland and Killiney Beach Community Park west of Vernon. The work revolves around repairing damage from flooding in 2017. The regional district said Hardy Falls Regional […]

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