Volcano Eruption in St Vincent

On 8 April 2021, after a sustained increase of seismic activities over few days, an alert was declared and an evacuation issued. An explosive eruption occurred at 8:41 AM local time on the following day, with an ash plume reaching 10 000 m and flying eastward towards the Atlantic ocean.…

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Over 150 people died in cyclone Seroja

As of today, 7 April 2021, it is estimated that at least 167 people were killed by the storm, with 140 people in Indonesia and 27 in East Timor. Dozens remain missing, while thousands of people have been displaced. That is a heavy disaster! Cyclone Seroja is still an active…

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Today is World Health Day

World Health Day is celebrated around the world on April 7 every year under the auspices of the World Health Organization. The decision to mark this day as World Health Day was made at the 1st Assembly of this organization, held from June 24 to July 24, 1948 in Geneva,…

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Today is World Water Day

World Water Day is celebrated every year on March 22. That day was adopted by a UN resolution in December 1992. As early as 1993, this day began to be celebrated, and, over time, the significance of this day began to grow. On this day, the United Nations wants to…

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Today is International Day of Forests

Happy International Day of Forests! Originally set up as World Forestry Day in 1971. at the European Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, the celebration later evolved into the International Day of Forests in 2012, when the United Nations passed a resolution to celebrate this every year on March…

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(record) 212 environmental activists killed worldwide

According to TheGuardian, last year was record, the most people whose defend environment got killed! 212 at all! Just in Colombia and the Philippines half of people were killed. 64 in Columbia, 43 in the Philippines, 18 in Mexico, 14 in Honduras... The mining industry was connected to the most…

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Earthquake in Indonesia

According to N1 https://rs.n1info.com/svet/broj-zrtava-zemljotresa-u-indoneziji-porastao-na-82/  number of victims of the earthquake in Indonesia has risen to 82!  Rescue teams dag out today few more bodies from the ruins. Many buildings (including hospitals) are destroyed by a heavy earthquake (magnitude 6,9) which happened on Friday on Sulawesi Island. In Majene, at least 15,000…

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Only 10 countries without coronavirus, which 8 belongs to the Pacific

According to N1 http://rs.n1info.com/Svet/a657328/Drzave-bez-korone-Samo-devet-zemalja-uz-Severnu-Koreju-odoleva-koronavirusu.html just 10 countries in the world are currently not affected with coronavirus so far. Besides North Korea and Turkmenistan, 8 of them are Pacific countries (Kiribati, Tuvalu, Tonga, Samoa, Palau, Nauru, Vanuatu and Federal States of Micronesia). Those small countries reacted good to pandemic. Australia and…

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Vatuvara Private Islands Group on sale

One of the best private islands in the world, Vatuvara, Kaibu, Adavaci and Kanacea Islands are on sale since recently.  I already wrote about each of them before: Kaibu Island https://tropicalislands.net/yacata-and-kaibu-islands/ Vatuvara Island https://tropicalislands.net/vatuvara-island/ Kanacea Island https://tropicalislands.net/kanacea-island/ Adavaci Island https://tropicalislands.net/adavaci-island/ But back then I was writing about their beauty and…

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