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The Saharan dust that travels across the Atlantic Ocean is not ALL bad. Here’s why. [Video]

The dust from the Sahara desert is found to have a positive effect on the Amazon rainforest

Justin Horne, Weather Authority Meteorologist/Reporter

SAN ANTONIO – We see dust plumes make it to South Texas every summer and you’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who enjoys it. It does make sunsets more vibrant, but the side effects of those with dust allergies seem to outweigh any positive. That’s the case here in our part of the world, but travel to the Amazon rainforest and it’s a completely different story.

Dust this week
Dust this week

It has to do with phosphorus, a remnant in the sand from when parts of the Sahara desert were lake beds. The phosphorous essentially acts as a fertilizer, traveling from one of the most desolate parts of the world to one of the most fertile, according to NASA.

A research paper written in 2015, published in the Geophysical Research …

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Laurence Fox hits back at criticism for wearing mask exemption badge: 'Educate yourself' | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV [Video]

LAURENCE FOX - actor and politician - began trending on Twitter today after uploading a photograph of himself wearing a COVID 'mask exemption' badge that he had obtained from Amazon, and has now responded to criticism he received from a Conservative MP over the divisive post.

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American entrepreneur Rachel Tipograph is the co-founder of MikMak, one of the fastest-growing woman-led startups of 2020-21.