Tarek Bazley

Tarek Bazley

With more than 15 years' experience as a journalist, Tarek has reported from around the world, visiting dozens of countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He has covered elections, wars and revolutions but now focuses on the way innovations in science and technology are changing the world, the disruptions caused by the digital revolution and, in particular, how these changes are transforming lives.

New Zealand

Climate change erosion feeding deep ocean trash dump

Coastal erosion carries millions of tonnes of long-buried trash into deep ocean canyons, where it remains for decades.

Climate change erosion feeding deep ocean trash dump

Climate Change

Europe set to suffer as climate change brings mosquito threat

Millions more people could be exposed to mosquito-borne diseases in coming years amid global warming, experts say.

Europe set to suffer as climate change brings mosquito threat

Science & Technology

Mosquito scent discovery could change a billion lives

US researchers genetically modify mosquitoes making females less likely to spread diseases like dengue and Zika fever.

Mosquito scent discovery could change a billion lives

Ethiopia

Control system under scrutiny after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Aerospace giant's state-of-the-art control system has been implicated in two fatal crashes merely months apart.

Control system under scrutiny after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Science & Technology

Antarctica: Sea creature could shed light on climate change

The discovery was an accident, but it could change our understanding of climate change.

Antarctica: Sea creature could shed light on climate change

United Kingdom

Experts warn of new cyber-attack threats

Wanna Cry virus locked data and demanded a ransom on more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries.

Experts warn of new cyber-attack threats

News

New drug can reduce maternal deaths 'by a third'

Trial involving 20,000 women showed deaths from excessive bleeding after giving birth reduced by 30 percent.

New drug can reduce maternal deaths 'by a third'

Media

Wikipedia cofounder launches Wikitribune to combat fake news

The cofounder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia is turning his hand to the news by launching Wikitribune – a new kind of online publication.

Wikipedia cofounder launches Wikitribune to combat fake news

Environment

Winners of Goldman Environmental 2017 Prize Announced

For the past 27 years, the San Francisco-based Goldman Environmental Foundation has awarded annual prizes to grassroots activists. The $170,000 awards are given each year to six individuals - one from each of the world's six geographic regions.

Winners of Goldman Environmental 2017 Prize Announced

Science & Technology

Facebook taps into growing augmented-reality market

The augmented reality game Pokemon Go was a global hit on smartphones last year. Now, Facebook wants to use the same technology to grow its platform.

Facebook taps into growing augmented-reality market

Science & Technology

Black hole hunters pleased with first attempt

Scientists around the world are working to capture an elusive image of a black hole for the first time ever.

Black hole hunters pleased with first attempt