David Smith

David J. Smith has over 30 years’ experience as a consultant, lawyer, mediator, professor, trainer, senior manager, career coach, and author. He supports educators, youth, and professionals in promoting civic, conflict, and peacebuilding awareness.

UK Bee Population in Danger Over Asian Hornets Rise

The United Kingdom’s bee population has been under threat from the dramatic rise of Asian hornets. Experts are worried about the catastrophic consequences Asia hornets could pose to the local ecosystem. The dangerous insects have already arrived in the UK after taking over most of Europe.

Story of A Man Who Wrote Oldest South African Quran

A Quran neatly preserved in the Auwal Mosque in Cape Town, South Africa, tells a unique story of resistance and oppression. The Quran was written by an Imam of a mosque known as Abdullah ibn Qadi Abdus Salaam, from his memory while he was exiled to South Africa from Indonesia.

Startup Seeks To Revolutionize Trees To Capture More CO2

A US based technology startup is genetically engineering trees to capture more carbon dioxide and live longer than traditional trees. The U.S. climate technology startup Living Carbon is producing trees that can absorb 53% more biomass with more efficient photosynthesis.

Deep Mining Shockingly Dangerous For Marine Life, Study Shows

New research has revealed the adverse effects deep mining has on marine life. Deep mining has been criticized for putting millions of marine species at risk of extinction, but no regulatory measures have been undertaken so far. The new research uncovered a rapid decline in fish population in mining zones within a few months.

Huge Spot 7 Times Bigger Than Size of Earth Appears On Sun

A huge sunspot seven times bigger than the earth is currently visible to the naked eye. The sunspot named AR3354 first appeared on 26 July and is expected to vanish on 2 July, Sunday. The sunspot wasn’t that massive when it first appeared, but has got bigger in the last few days, SpaceWeather.com reported.

3,000-Year-Old Well Preserved Sword Discovered in Germany

Archeologists have unearthed a shining sword which is believed to be at least 3,000-year-old. The ancient sword was discovered at a burial site in the largest German state of Bavaria. According to the Bavarian State Office for the Preservation of Monuments, the sword is so well preserved that it still shines and was found during excavations last week in Noerdlingen.

Four Killed As Deadly Tornadoes Devastate Texas And Florida

Four people were killed and many injured after deadly tornadoes ripped through parts of northern Texas and Florida. The intense tornadoes hit Texas Panhandle town of Perryton and Pensacola town of Florida with life-threatening flash floods and heavy rains.

The Hidden Secrets of the UK’s Most Classified RAF Airbase

We’ve heard of Area 51 in the US but this secret airbase in the UK has a lot more to reveal. One can easily spot it instantly while flying between Harrogate and Skipton in North Yorkshire. The airbase is known to have been running highly classified activities kept in the dark from the public eye.