Scorching heat: The highest temperature ever recorded in Phoenix — 122 degrees — was enough to temporarily shut down Sky Harbor International Airport on June 26, 1990.

Any story of dramatic survival in a desert environment is sure to involve a scene in which the main, parched character gleefully spots water in the distance, only to arrive and find it has disappeared. As the sun and daytime temperatures continue to rise, the protagonist becomes increasingly disoriented and this alarming situation occurs again and again.  In addition to beingContinue Reading

ESJ10 Digital Isle of Man Feature Image

This article first appeared in The Esports Journal Edition 10 RELATED: Esports Journalists Make their own Roster Moves Isle of Man is known for many different things in many different circles. If you mention ‘The Island’ — as it is referred to by locals — to a motorcycle racing fan,Continue Reading

Bottle-to-bottle recycling can boost Sri Lanka in the transition to circularity in plastics – The Island

By Amila Abeynayaka Dr. Abeynayaka is a Policy Researcher currently attached to the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan. Pollution caused by the irresponsible disposal of plastics is a significant issue, particularly in developing countries like Sri Lanka. According toContinue Reading

N-able expands business footprint beyond shores – The Island

Nations Trust Bank ended the third quarter with a strong performance, continuing the trend demonstrated in the first half of the year. The loan book recorded an 18% growth during the nine months ended 30th September 2021 against the private sector credit growth of 10.6% during the same period ofContinue Reading

On an Alaskan island, a mayor fights for fur seals - and a new future

Mayor of remote U.S. island fights for marine sanctuary status Designation could help control activity in surrounding waters Locals suspect fur seal population falling due to overfishing Exact causes of seals’ decline off Alaska are disputed Biden’s election provides fresh hope of progress ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Alaska, July 12 (Reuters)Continue Reading