Ukraine invasion: Aid agencies warn of humanitarian emergency

Infections, lack of clean water and loss of healthcare are among the dangers facing Ukrainian people, with some hospitals already out of oxygen Health 28 February 2022 By Clare Wilson People fleeing the war in Ukraine shelter in Lviv railway station Bernat Armangue/AP/Shutterstock​ Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is causing a humanitarian emergency, aid agencies have … Read more

Identify local wildlife and aid research with the iNaturalist app

Capture photos of wild plants and animals, identify species you come across and contribute to biodiversity and conservation research, suggests Layal Liverpool Life 9 February 2022 By Layal Liverpool Shutterstock/Wut_Moppie ONE of my New Year’s resolutions was to spend more time outdoors, in nature. Inevitably, there are apps for that, and the one I decided … Read more

SpaceX snags $102 million contract to rocket military supplies and humanitarian aid around the world: report

A visualization of a “rocket cargo” vehicle launch from the Air Force Research Laboratory.  (Image credit: Air Force Research Laboratory) SpaceX has won a contract, worth over $102 million, to transport military supplies and humanitarian aid around the world using a rocket. The U.S. Air Force awarded SpaceX the contract on Jan. 14. It’s a … Read more