Renewable Energy Sector Soars: Nearly 14 Million Jobs Worldwide

In a remarkable achievement for the renewable energy industry, global employment in renewable energy reached a staggering 13.7 million jobs in 2022, marking a significant increase of one million since 2021 and a remarkable leap from the 7.3 million recorded in 2012. This remarkable growth is detailed in the tenth edition of the "Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2023," a collaborative effort between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Alarming Rise in Self harm by Girls

In a concerning revelation, a recent study shows that girls, in particular, faced heightened risks, with the odds of self-harm presentations by female children and adolescents doubling in the post-pandemic period compared to the pre-pandemic era. The study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) by Elsevier has shed light on the significant surge in pediatric emergency department visits linked to self-harm and other psychiatric issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Billions Needed to Decarbonize Shipping Industry by 2050

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has issued a stark warning, stating that an additional $8 billion to $28 billion annually will be required to decarbonize the global shipping sector by 2050. Furthermore, substantial investments ranging from $28 billion to $90 billion annually will be necessary to develop infrastructure for 100% carbon-neutral fuels by the same deadline.

Life After Death

Even after your heart ceases to beat, a vital part of your body continues to thrive long after you're gone – your microbes. In a fascinating study exploring the field of necrobiology, researchers have discovered that the microbes residing within you during your lifetime not only persist postmortem but also play a crucial role in recycling your body to facilitate new life. This is life after death.

Afghan Embassy in New Delhi Suspends Operations’ Why So?

Two years after the Taliban takeover of Kabul, the Afghan embassy in New Delhi has announced the suspension of its operations. The decision was attributed to a lack of cooperation from both the Taliban regime and the Indian government, marking a significant development in the ongoing power struggle within Afghanistan's diplomatic missions.

Only 2 in 5 Australians Meet Vegetable Intake Guidelines

Only 35 percent of the Australian population is meeting the recommended vegetable intake, with alcohol, fast food, and sweets dominating the national diet landscape, said a report of Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Majority of Europeans Embrace Digital Travel Documents Border Crossings

A substantial majority of Europeans are rallying behind the idea of digital travel documents, recognizing their potential to streamline border procedures, enhance security, and simplify travel within and outside the Schengen area, according to a recent survey.

Promoting Heart Health through Yoga

World Heart Day, observed on September 29 globally, serves as a vital platform to increase awareness regarding cardiovascular disease and the significance...

Adding Dates to Your Breakfast for a Healthy Start

Dates, the sweet and wholesome fruit, can be a fantastic addition to your breakfast, promoting not only a delicious morning snack but also numerous health advantages. Packed with high fiber and natural sugars, they provide a natural energy boost and offer essential nutrients like potassium and magnesium that benefit heart health, bone density, and muscular function.

Diabetes; The Urgent Need for Dietary Solutions

India is grappling with a diabetes epidemic, with over a million people affected by this metabolic condition. A recent Lancet study supported by the ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) highlights the alarming and continuously rising prevalence of metabolic health conditions, including diabetes.