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Saturday, March 6, 2021

Environment

    French Supermarket Chain Sued by Amazonian Indigenous Collective Over Rainforest Deforestation

    Amazonian indigenous group have file a lawsuit against French supermarket chain Casino for allegedly selling meat in linked to land-grabs and deforestation in Amazon. The...

    Large Iceberg Breaks off Antarctica

    A huge iceberg has broken off the 150-m thick Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) reported. About 1270 square kilometers or 490...

    Petroleum Spills Into River During Connecticut Scrapyard Fire

    Authorities and firefighters contained a fire that engulfed a scrapyard in Waterbury on Thursday after state environmental officials informed that petroleum has entered the...

    Amazon Rainforest Land Illegally Sold on Facebook

    Parts of the Amazon rainforest land the size of football fields are sold illegally on Facebook, the BBC reported.  Land grabbers who do not hold...

    Freshwater Fisheries Face ‘Catastrophic’ Decline

    New research published on Tuesday revealed that thousands of fish species, or one-third of all freshwater fishes, are already facing a “catastrophic” decline and...

    Western Antarctica’s Glaciers Melting Accelerates

    The Western Antartica's glaciers are melting faster due to warm seawater, report says.University of Leeds in United Kingdom, expert in satellite remote-sensing of the...

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