Thursday, October 22, 2020

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season ramps up

Al Jazeera - Tropical Storm Marco is making its way towards the Yucatan Peninsula after forming in the western Caribbean. With...

WHO hopes for end to COVID-19 pandemic in less than 2 years

The World Health Organization (WHO) hopes the coronavirus pandemic will be shorter than the 1918 Spanish flu and last less than two...

WHO warns young people with no or mild symptoms driving coronavirus spread in Asia-Pacific...

RT - The spread of coronavirus in the Asia-Pacific region is increasingly being driven by people in their 20s, 30s and 40s,...

Six former heads of EPA call for agency reset after Trump term

Al Jazeera - Six former heads of the United States government agency tasked with protecting the environment have called for a reset...

World Mask Week movement launches to encourage use of face coverings to slow COVID-19...

APA - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Pandemic Action Network are partnering with more than 40 organizations to host...

Canada: Last Intact Ice Shelf Collapses Due to Global Warming

 teleSUR - The Milne Ice Shelf lost about 80 square kilometers in July, an area larger than Manhattan island space, which...

Bill Gates: another crisis looms and it could be worse than coronavirus

Vestnik Kafkaza - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates urged the government to address climate change with the same "sense of urgency" as it...

Turkey sends humanitarian aid to devastated Beirut

Daily Sabah - Turkish military plane carrying humanitarian aid for Beirut took off from capital Ankara, the Defense Ministry announced Wednesday.

Hurricane Isaias Makes Landfall in North Carolina, NHC Says

Sputnik - According to meteorologists, the hurricane will bring widespread heavy rain and strong winds to many parts of the US east...

MoU to drive interoperability among global marine platforms

Jessica Casesy / Dry Bulk - The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)...

Israel to hold drill to prepare for potential oil spill from largest gas rig

Xinhua - Israel will conduct a drill to prepare for potential spill from the largest gas rig in Israeli waters, the Ministry...

Nearly 3 billion animals killed or displaced by Australia fires

Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced by Australia's devastating wildfires in 2019 and 2020, according to a new report, with...

Coronavirus will spread in ‘one big wave’ & won’t go away as seasons change...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has quashed hopes that the coronavirus might simply disappear over the summer. It urged the world to...

WHO: Travel bans cannot be indefinite, countries must fight virus

Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries should do more to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus within their...

Turkey rescues 929 asylum seekers in Aegean in a month

The Turkish Coast Guard rescued more than 900 asylum seekers in the recent month who were pushed back by the Greek Coast...