Dave Brown Batabian Little: “Exercise really saved my life, because I really hated my life at one point”

“If people ask me how I feel, I’m always honest,” says Dave Letely. The attached photo South Auckland Community Leader Dave Letely, aka Brown Buttabean, is a life coach, motivational speaker, and founder of BBM. He has lost over 100 kg through good nutrition and exercise and now dedicates his time to helping communities suffering … Read more

Evening Notes: Wright, Okposo, Konekny, Kochetkoff

It wasn’t the start of his career that many thought it would be for Shane Wright. Sometimes thought to be the number one overall pick in the 2022 draft, Wright fell back to the fourth overall pick, selected by the Seattle Kraken. Given Seattle’s continued push to build and add more veteran targets to the … Read more

Marine heat waves in the Mediterranean threaten coastal livelihoods

KIRKANAH ISLANDS, Tunisia, NOV 13 (Reuters) – (This story was corrected on November 13 to show that the sea temperature is 1.2°C higher than it was 30 years ago, not 0.4°C, in paragraph 18) A decade ago, the nets of Tunisian fisherman Ahmed Cheli were bloated with fish and octopus that he sold at the … Read more

COP27: Polluters must pay for climate change, poor countries say to the rich

Island nations demand global carbon tax “While they win, the planet is burning” Fears grow over hunger striker imprisoned in Egypt SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – Leaders of poor countries criticized rich governments and oil companies for causing global warming, using their speeches on Tuesday at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to demand that … Read more

African heritage sites in danger as the planet warms

Dozens of African monuments threatened by climate impacts The ruins of Carthage, Sabratha and Mount Kilimanjaro are in danger Lack of Funding, Research Hinders Conservation Efforts NAIROBI, Nov 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From the snow-capped summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to the ruins of the ancient Tunisian city of Carthage and Senegal’s slave island of … Read more