Natural Resources

  • Water reserve discovered in Kenya!

    A massive aquifer that holds enough water to meet all of Kenya’s needs for 70 years has been discovered, ITV News can reveal.   The pool, which was found more than 300 metres underground, is so large you could pour Loch Ness into it approximately 25 times. The newly discovered Lotikipi Basin Aquifer could provide […]

    Updated: 16 September, 2013

  • Why Bill Gates Is Investing In Chicken-Less Eggs

      The egg of the future may not involve a chicken at all. In fact, in the high-tech food lab at Hampton Creek Foods in San Francisco, the chicken-less egg substitute has already been hatched. “We’re trying to take the animal totally out of the equation,” , founder and CEO of , told me. Hampton […]

    Updated: 09 July, 2013


      In the UAE, one of the driest countries on the planet, CNN’s Leone Lakhani stumbles upon a rare lake which recently sprouted up in the middle of the desert. Experts say it formed as a side-effect of increased desalination usage in the Gulf, a process which provides a heavy flow of water at a […]

    Updated: 18 March, 2013

  • Middle East Water Crisis: NASA Pictures Reveal Massive Loss

    DOHA, Qatar — An amount of freshwater almost the size of the Dead Sea has been lost in parts of the Middle East due to poor management, increased demands for groundwater and the effects of a 2007 drought, according to a NASA study. The study, to be published Friday in Water Resources Research, a journal […]

    Updated: 16 February, 2013

  • UN warns of worldwide food crisis in 2013

      World grain reserves are so dangerously low that severe weather in the US or other food-exporting countries could trigger a hunger crisis next year.     Failing harvests in the US, Ukraine and other countries this year have eroded reserves to their lowest level since 1974. The US, which has experienced record heatwaves and […]

    Updated: 09 November, 2012