Shannon Airport emergency landing: 12 taken to hospital

September 01, 2016 in International

Twelve people, including three children, have been injured on a transatlantic flight after it encountered “severe and unexpected turbulence”. The incident prompted the United Airlines flight to make an emergency landing in the Republic of Ireland. Ten passengers and two crew members were taken to hospital...

22 per cent of forests lost in 14 years

September 01, 2016 in International

Drought in Sao Paulo. Flooding in the Himalayas. And pollution in Sumatra. These three distinct water crises have a common cause — degradation in forests. That’s because upstream, forests, wetlands and other “natural infrastructure” play a critical role in supplying clean water downstream. They stabilise soil...