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Ethiopian prime minister praises troops for victory but Tigrayans say fight is still on

Added: 30.11.2020 16:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

The nearly month-long war has killed hundreds, sent refugees into Sudan and deepened divisions between Ethiopia's ethnic groups.

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Tree House / QBO3 Arquitectos

Added: 30.11.2020 4:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Tree House project was born as a refuge that could allow an escape from the city for our client, chemist by profession and artist by vocation. The site is located in Costa Rica, in a forest-like area of ​​Puerto Carrillo de Hojancha in Guanacaste.

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Lessons from coronavirus surveillance testing in Seattle-area homeless shelters

Added: 26.11.2020 20:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

A coronavirus surveillance study undertaken at Seattle-area homeless shelters, starting as the pandemic emerged, provides possible community-based strategies for detecting SARS-CoV-2 infections and protecting homeless populations, as well as others in close-living quarters such as prisons, refugee camps and evacuation centers.

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Satellite images confirm uneven impact of climate change

Added: 26.11.2020 13:59 | 26 views | 0 comments

Researchers have been following vegetation trends across the planet's driest areas using satellite imagery from recent decades. They have identified a troubling trend: Too little vegetation is sprouting up from rainwater in developing nations, whereas things are headed in the opposite direction in wealthier ones. As a result, the future could see food shortages and growing numbers of climate refugees.

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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Thousands seek refuge on Sudan-Ethiopia border

Added: 26.11.2020 11:19 | 6 views | 0 comments

The BBC's Anne Soy reports that aid agencies are struggling to cope as refugees continue to arrive.

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San Felipe Refuge, a House in Páramo / Rubén Gómez Gañán

Added: 25.11.2020 20:18 | 5 views | 0 comments


Situated over 3,000 meters above sea level in the Chingaza Moor, this small-scale lodge is designed to be a space for both escaping from city dynamics and offering its inhabitants the opportunity to immerse themselves in the surrounded ecosystem. The project is located one hour away from Bogot&aó, in the hillside of a moor mountainous body where an extended group of bird species and plants make this place unique. In order to foster interactions between nature and the project’s inhabitants, the composition of the house is based on two modules connected by a glass tunnel which not only collects the sun's rays to make the interior space warmer, but also to trigger a direct relationship between a hummingbirds garden on the east and an open view to the San Rafael reservoir on the west. A space that enjoys a climate that can be around zero degrees at night, and over 20 degrees during day.

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Community conservation reserves protect fish diversity in tropical rivers

Added: 25.11.2020 18:51 | 21 views | 0 comments

Small, community-based reserves in Thailand's Salween River Basin are serving as critical refuges for fish diversity in a region whose subsistence fisheries have suffered from decades of over-harvesting.

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Ethiopia: 'People in Tigray are terrified'

Added: 25.11.2020 11:57 | 24 views | 0 comments

The fate of civilians hangs in the balance as Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed prepares to launch an attack on Mekelle, the capital of the Tigray region. A 72-hour ultimatum for TPLF fighters expires this Wednesday. According to the United Nation's humanitarian spokesman Saviano Abreu, there are no humanitarian corridors in place in the Tigrayan capital of Mekele, which is surrounded by government troops. ''We haven't been able to send any supplies since the beginning of the conflict, which is due to blockage from all parties,'' Abreu told journalists. Food and fuel are getting scarce. One week of food is left for almost 100,000 Eritrean refugees inside Tigray, he said, adding that...

President-elect Biden names Alejandro Mayorkas for Homeland Security Chief

Added: 23.11.2020 20:18 | 16 views | 0 comments

NBC News Justice correspondent Julia Ainsley reports on Biden’s nominee for Homeland Security, saying that Mayorkas has experience dealing with both refugee problems and outbreaks.

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Rockets fired at Eritrea amid Ethiopian conflict - diplomats

Added: 23.11.2020 17:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

Rockets were fired at Eritrea's capital today, diplomats said, as the deadly fighting in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region appeared to spill across an international border and bring some of observers' worst fears to life. Refugees from the Tigray region of Ethiopia in Hamdayet, Sudan. Source: Associated Press At least three rockets appeared to be aimed at the airport in Eritrea's capital, Asmara, hours after the Tigray regional government warned it might attack. It has accused Eritrea of attacking it at the invitation of Ethiopia's federal government since the conflict in northern Ethiopia erupted on November 4. Eritrea is one of the world's most reclusive countries, and no one on the...

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