Children born today may be the last generation to see coral reefs in all their glory, according to a marine biologist who is coordinating efforts to monitor the decline of the world’s most colorful ecosystem.
Scottish Power has become the first of the UK’s big six energy firms to ditch fossil fuels for electricity generation, by selling off its last remaining gas power stations to Drax for more than £700 million.
Every generation has a tendency to despair at the next one's perceived shortcomings, and Chinese society is no different in this regard. The ‘Little Emperor’ generation -- those born during China's strict one-child policy, have been judged by many weary elders as spoilt and tantrum prone due to the overwhelming attention bestowed on them by doting families.
Fengyun-4A satellite, the first of China's second-generation geostationary orbiting weather satellites, was put into operation on Monday, said the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense.
Less than half of Lebanon's school-aged Syrian refugee children enrolled in school last year, and it is expected that at least 50 percent will drop out of classes by the time they are nine years old. Half of the remaining number will leave school by 10, according to the United Nations.