British environmental watchdogs have launched an investigation after thousands of dead sea creatures washed up on beaches in North East England.
Germany will return to Nigeria 1,000+ stolen Benin Bronzes in 2022. 3,000+ artifacts were looted by British soldiers in 1897. Most are in the British Museum, where the UK govt claims they "properly reside." Others have been sold to so-called collectors for up to $4 million.
A British farming group will start a new abattoir to help process a glut of hogs stemming from Brexit visa issues and the pandemic
The way #YogiAdityanath Govt is prosecuting youngsters is condemnable, misuse of sedition laws should be condemned: @VivekSrivastav_ , Political Analyst, tells Padmaja Joshi on @thenewshour AGENDA. @Guruprakash88 , National Spokesperson, BJP rebuts. #SpeakUpForAnanya
The seizure of a British trawler by France has reignited a row over post-Brexit fishing rights
Temple jewellery won't be melted now: Tamil Nadu govt tells Madras High Court
Barbados has elected its first president and is removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state. Dame Sandra Mason will be sworn in on Nov. 30. The country, where British colonizers enslaved thousands for its sugar industry, says it wants to "fully leave our colonial past behind."
Mauritius declared an emergency after a tanker hit a coral reef, spilling 1,000+ tons of oil and threatening "thousands" of fragile species. It is still leaking. Volunteers are making barriers and rescuing animals, angry at govt inaction: "We will never be able to recover."
The US govt last week updated the survival rates (i.e., IF infected) for Covid19: 0-19 99.997% 20-49 99.98% 50-69 99.5% 70+ 94.6% Didn't see it reported much.
Peter Daszak is a British-born American PhD who’s spent a career discovering dangerous viruses in wildlife, especially bats. In 2003, he warned 60 Minutes a pandemic was coming. Two weeks ago, NIH funding for his virology research was killed.