Hope!

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. Only in the darkness can you see the stars. When you have lost hope, you have lost everything. And when you think all is lost, when all is dire and bleak, there is always hope. ~Pittacus… Continue reading Hope!

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Importance of forests with regards to food security.

My sense is that the most under-appreciated and perhaps most under-researched linkages between forests and food security are the roles that forest-based ecosystem services play in underpinning sustainable agricultural production. Forests regulate hydrological services including the quantity, quality, and timing of water available for irrigation. Forests mitigate the impact of climate change and extreme weather… Continue reading Importance of forests with regards to food security.

Is Climate change a hoax?

There is alot of controversy on this climate change phenomenon. Many people believe that climate change and global warming have been blown out of proportion, most notably being the USA president, Donald J. Trump who famously said that; "Climate¬†change is a scam created by China!" Scientists, however, think otherwise with many study findings alluding to… Continue reading Is Climate change a hoax?

Creativity: Solution to the automation threat.

"There are ways for students to adapt their academic pursuits to compete with an increasingly automated workforce, by learning to be creative thinkers who improvise in ways that computers cannot." Business Insider We ought to capitalize on those soft skills that no machine or computer can offer.

Brexit: An Economic dilemma for Britain.

The world was left in absolute shock when the Brexit referendum results were announced in June 2016. Not only was it perceived to be unrealistic, but also highly unlikely given the polls taken at the time. Having a background in economics, a friend of mine later sought for my opinion on this Brexit phenomenon. She… Continue reading Brexit: An Economic dilemma for Britain.