June 13, 2021

Hundreds brave merciless heat to pay last sad tribute to a great man

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By Desmond Allen Executive Editor – Special Assignment From Jamaica Observer A packed Hope United Church and the overflow tent at 221 Old Hope Road, St Andrew, said all that was necessary about how Dr Lascelles Sewell Lewis had touched the lives of innumerable Jamaicans. They turned out on the morning of July 22, 2017, […]

Colossal peat bog discovered in Congo

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By Rebecca Morelle Science correspondent, BBC News A vast peatland has been discovered in a remote part of Congo-Brazzaville. The bog covers an area the size of England and is thought to contain billions of tonnes of peat. Scientists say investigating the carbon-rich material could shed light on 10,000 years of environmental change in this […]