Jibunoh: Humans would be worst hit if we fail to preserve earth
Environmentalist and founder of Fight Against Desert Encroachment (FADE), Dr. Newton Chukwukadibia Jibunoh, spoke to OMIKO AWA on the importance of bridging the Sahara desert and checking desertification, and how to preserve the earth.
More reasons why Earth may not be spherical
More reasons have emerged why the Earth cannot be spherical and there may not be black holes in our planetary system.
Threat of deadly rock hitting Earth persists
In recent times, there have been claims and counter claims on the possibility of a giant asteroid or rather deadly space rock hitting Earth and causing mass extinction, even of human existence.
The cheapest families on earth
Last month, our ministry hosted seven Americans. Among them was a fourteen-year-old girl by name, Tobey Crowe. She pleaded to be taken along on the trip. On the fourth day of their one-week stay with us, she came to me with her eyes soaked with tears, saying she now appreciates how privileged she is to…
How to save planet earth
The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth – Chief Seattle (1786 -1866), Suquamish and Duwamish leader. April 22 of every year is International Mother Earth Day, a day set aside for civic action and participation in protecting our environment and preserving planet earth. This day reminds us of critical action…
Mother earth, Easter and humanity
APRIL - 22 is reserved for celebrating Mother Earth like it is for Easter this year, and it calls for sober reflection on the unrepentant stance of humans, as they destroy the environment, the limited space granted to them by Mother Earth to make beautiful, so as to open up more space for them just…
Astronomical spectacles grace Christmas skies
Nigerians and indeed people all over the world are in for some astronomical spectacles expected to grace the Christmas skies. As 2018 winds down, the astronomical calendar continues its healthy pace. This month, Nigerians have a variety of interesting viewing opportunities – from close encounters to meteor showers, including planets, moons, two comets, and even…
Defunct Chinese space lab plunges back to earth over Pacific
A defunct Chinese space lab disintegrated under intense heat as it hurtled through Earth's atmosphere Monday and plunged to a watery grave in the South Pacific, Chinese officials said. The Tiangong-1 "mostly" burnt up above the vast ocean's central region at 8:15 am Beijing time (0015 GMT), China's Manned Space Engineering Office said. There was…
Red alert on hotter Earth as CO2 levels hit record high
Also, a global team of researchers said Monday that climate change is already killing people, hurting their health, worsening air pollution and helping the spread of infectious diseases.
House-sized asteroid will come ‘very close’ to Earth 6.42pm today
The space rock, dubbed asteroid 2012 TC4, is about 30-100 feet (10-30 metres) in size, and will fly by at just one-eighth of the distance between Earth and the moon on Thursday, October 12.