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Thursday, February 25, 2021

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New Road Threatens Critically Endangered Saiga Antelope in Kazakhstan

The construction of a new road in Kazakhstan has caused concerns for conservationists who say that this could threaten the endangered saiga antelopes.Conservationists say...

London Bus Drivers to Strike over Pay Dispute

London bus drivers are planning strikes due to pay and condition disputes with French company RAPT.The bus driver's union Unite has arranged for drivers...

Winter Snowstorms Paralyze Rail And Road Traffic in Germany

Authorities have announced severe weather bringing heavy snow for most parts in Germany disrupting transport routes, on Monday. Roads and rails across the country are...

Amazon to Add Surveillance Cameras to All Delivery Vehicles

Amazon partners with Driveri by Netradyne to install always-on AI-powered cameras in its delivery vehicles. In a Vimeo post last week, Karolina Haraldsdottir, Amazon's senior...

Shipping Container Shortages Negatively Impacting Global Food Export

Critical shortages of shipping containers is causing price hikes and further delays on goods shipped from China. Freight rates have risen by as much...

Brazilian Trucking Unions Call For National Strike

Brazil’s National Confederation of Transport and Logistics Workers (CNTTL) called on their colleagues to hold a strike on February 1 in protest of low...

UK and France Plan on Restarting Freight Shipping

UK and France announced plans to restart freight shipping after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed on additional health...

Oman, Saudi and Kuwait Suspend Travel Due to Spreading Mutated COVID-19

Several Gulf states have suspended air, land and sea travel over worries on the new strain of the coronavirus spreading in Europe including the...

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