Beware of Upwork’s Freelancers Spoofing Your PageSpeed Insights Score!

Beware of Upwork’s Freelancers Fake / Spoofing Your Lighthouse Score !

Sadly, there are freelancers doing potentially harmful things to clients’ websites. Ashik Ishtiaque promotes his services on the Upwork platform with the slogan “95+ PageSpeed Insights score and load time under 2.5 seconds on ALL pages WITH 100% money-back guarantee?” He has used a “Fake/Spoofing Lighthouse Score Method” on more than 300 clients websites charging an […]

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Officials Say That Drone Usage is Stressing out Wildlife

Officials Say That Drone Usage is Stressing out Wildlife

Wildlife officers urge the public to take wildlife into consideration as drone usage is increasing stress on wildlife. There have been several recurring cases of people using drones to hunt and/or harass wildlife, violating the CPW Commission Regulations as well as the Federal Airborne Hunting Act. CPW Field Services Assistant Director, Heather Dugan, said, “The […]

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Saving sea turtles in the ‘Anthropause’: Successes and challenges on the beach

Saving sea turtles in the ‘Anthropause’: Successes and challenges on the beach

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Beaches across the planet emptied as COVID-19 spread in 2020, with the first full lockdowns in many places coinciding with sea turtle nesting season. With less noise, less tourist boat traffic, less fishing, less beach furniture clutter and less light pollution, the hazards and challenges for sea turtles nesting appeared to decline. […]

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Fashions to die for: The fur trade’s role in spreading zoonotic disease

Fashions to die for: The fur trade’s role in spreading zoonotic disease

In the complex universe of COVID-19 and other zoonotic diseases (those that can jump from animals to humans and back), key questions remain largely unaddressed, including what role fur farming for the fashion industry plays in the spread of highly transmissible zoonotic diseases, and how the industry should be managed to minimize risk. Zoonoses are […]

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Myanmar’s snowcapped north is a haven for large mammals, new study finds

Myanmar’s snowcapped north is a haven for large mammals, new study finds

The Hkakaborazi landscape at the northern tip of Myanmar is dominated by precipitous snowcapped peaks that tower over rainforest-cloaked slopes and valleys below. Rugged and remote, the region is home to Southeast Asia’s highest mountain, Hkakabo Razi, which rises to 5,881 meters (19,295 feet) close to where the borders of Myanmar, India and China meet. […]

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