Monday, November 23, 2020
Researchers said they were "shocked" by the volume of microplastics found on the seafloor bed.The accumulation of floating plastic accounts for less than 1% of the 10 million tons of plastic that enter the world's oceans each year, according to research spearheaded by the University of Manchester in...
Mishustin confirmed his test results in a videoconference with President Vladimir Putin, and nominated his deputy to take over for him as acting Prime Minister."It just became known that the coronavirus tests I took came back positive, so I must oblige by the self-isolation rules and it's mandatory...
That's according to the International Energy Agency, which said in a new report Thursday that demand for energy could crash 6% this year if lockdowns persist for many months and the economic recovery is slow.Such a scenario is "increasingly likely," the IEA said, adding that a drop of...
Lee told CNN that houses had been burned, a monastery was attacked and people had been arrested and tortured."And then we find bodies that have been decapitated, these are Rakhine people," Lee said Tuesday, as she prepared to conclude her six-year tenure as special rapporteur."I am calling the...
The operations come amid heightened tension between Washington and Beijing over the handling of the coronavirus and after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused China of exploiting attention given the pandemic to "bully" its neighbors in the South China Sea (SCS).The guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill on...