Friday, 18 September 2020
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Chevron is refusing to pay for the 'Amazon Chernobyl' – we can fight back with citizen action

Added: 18.09.2020 19:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

At a time when so many black Americans, Indigenous peoples, people of colour and white allies are protesting at systemic racism, we’d like to highlight a different story of marginalised people speaking truth to power on behalf of their most basic human rights. It’s the story of how “big oil” is now...

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India accuses China of violating pacts, militarizing border

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s defense minister accused China on Tuesday of violating past border agreements and expanding its troop deployments along a disputed mountainous frontier in the Ladakh region where the two countries have been locked in a military standoff for months. Rajnath Singh told Parliament that India has informed China through diplomatic channels that its “attempts to unilaterally alter the status quo were in violation of the bilateral agreements.” He also said India has made counter-deployments along the rugged frontier and its troops have foiled “transgression attempts by...

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US carrier transits Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Iran

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The USS Nimitz aircraft carrier safely transited on Friday through the Strait of Hormuz, the world's most important chokepoint for oil shipments, the U.S. Navy said, as tensions with Iran continue to simmer. ......

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5 home essentials you're slowly killing with improper use

Added: 18.09.2020 9:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

Are your appliances and devices on the fritz frequently, or do they need to be replaced sooner than expected? Spoiler alert: It's probably your fault.

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How to watch historic SpaceX rocket launch more Starlink satellites Friday

Added: 18.09.2020 6:19 | 26 views | 0 comments

The Falcon 9 that brought human spaceflight back to US soil is busy again.

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Casa Gaia / Studio GAON

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Jeju Island, which has traces of volcanoes here and there as if it had just finished erupting, is a land where maternal nature is strongly felt. It is a place where a combination of black soil, cobalt-colored sea, and haenyeo (female diver), who live strongly in the sea, create a landscape.

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US Election 2020: Russia in ‘active efforts’ to spoil Joe Biden’s campaign - FBI warning

Added: 18.09.2020 0:43 | 21 views | 0 comments

RUSSIA has been accused of meddling in the US election again by Christopher Wray, the FBI director.


South China Sea threat: US risks Beijing fury with ‘game changer’ plans to expand Navy

Added: 17.09.2020 22:17 | 24 views | 0 comments

TENSIONS in the South China Sea are reaching boiling point as the US plans to expand its Navy fleet to counter Beijing's rising sea power.

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Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard: 'Strike teams' sent to patrol oil-rich province

Added: 17.09.2020 22:03 | 12 views | 0 comments

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has reportedly formed “strike teams” in the country’s capital and plans to patrol the southern oil-rich province of Khuzestan following reports of “theft and insecurity.”

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Reforestation can only partially restore tropical soils

Added: 17.09.2020 21:20 | 13 views | 0 comments

Tropical forest soils play a crucial role in providing vital ecosystem functions. They provide nutrients for plants, store carbon and regulate greenhouse gases, as well as storing and filtering water, and protection against erosion. Scientists have investigated how the properties and ecosystem functions of tropical soils change when forests are cut down, and whether reforestation can reverse such soil degradation.

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