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1/21/2019 3:03:59 PM

The ocean is changing – it’s getting more acidic

All life on earth will eventually be affected as an increasingly warm and acidic ocean produces less oxygen, The Ocean Foundation President Mark J Spalding points out.

  • Efforts to find Spanish toddler hit snag, tunnel to be widened

    Efforts to find Spanish toddler hit snag, tunnel to be widened

    Public: 1/22/2019 9:45:38 PM

    Efforts to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a borehole in southern Spain on Jan. 13 hit a major snag on Tuesday when engineers said they would have to widen a parallel shaft before they could dig a horizontal passage to reach the toddler.

  • Gap between rich and poor growing, fueling global anger: Oxfam

    Gap between rich and poor growing, fueling global anger: Oxfam

    Public: 1/21/2019 3:43:08 PM

    NAIROBI -- Tax systems that put a high burden on the poor mean public services are underfunded, stretching the gap between rich and poor and fuelling global public anger, Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International, said on Monday.

  • Passengers shiver through 16-hour ordeal on Canadian tarmac

    Passengers shiver through 16-hour ordeal on Canadian tarmac

    Public: 1/21/2019 9:49:04 AM

    A medical emergency and a mechanical problem left passengers on a United Airlines flight stuck for about 16 hours on the frigid tarmac of a Canadian airport in the plane's barely heated interior, the CBC network reported.

  • Kenyan forces kill militants who stormed Nairobi hotel: President

    Kenyan forces kill militants who stormed Nairobi hotel: President

    Public: 1/16/2019 4:56:05 PM

    Kenyan security forces have "eliminated" the militants who stormed an upscale hotel compound and killed at least 14 people in an attack claimed by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday (Jan 16).

  • Asian Cultural Council debuts in Cambodia

    Asian Cultural Council debuts in Cambodia

    Public: 1/16/2019 4:07:49 PM

    The Asian Cultural Council (ACC) was officially launched in Siem Reap, Cambodia on January 15 with a view to promoting mutual understanding, solidarity, cultural exchanges, and cooperation among countries in the region.

  • Trump threatens years-long government shutdown, emergency powers to build wall

    Trump threatens years-long government shutdown, emergency powers to build wall

    Public: 1/5/2019 9:30:16 AM

    President Donald Trump threatened to keep the U.S. government partially shut for months or years on Friday (Dec 4) after he and Democratic leaders failed to resolve their dispute over Trump's request for USD 5.6 billion (4.4 billion pounds) to build a wall on the Mexican border.

  • Needles found in grapes from Melbourne supermarket: Report

    Needles found in grapes from Melbourne supermarket: Report

    Public: 1/5/2019 8:00:06 AM

    Australian police are investigating after needles were found in grapes bought from a supermarket in Melbourne.

  • Thousands of Thais seek shelter as first tropical storm in decades nears coast

    Thousands of Thais seek shelter as first tropical storm in decades nears coast

    Public: 1/4/2019 3:21:25 PM

    Thailand's first tropical storm in three decades, packing winds of up to 80kph, is expected to make landfall on Friday evening, sending thousands of people flocking to shelter inland and shutting down two major airports.

  • China lands probe on far side of moon in global first

    China lands probe on far side of moon in global first

    Public: 1/3/2019 12:49:50 PM

    A Chinese lunar rover landed on the dark side of the moon on Thursday (Jan 3) in a global first.

  • Trump warns US government shutdown could last a 'long time'

    Trump warns US government shutdown could last a 'long time'

    Public: 1/3/2019 8:36:51 AM

    President Donald Trump warned that the partial shutdown of the U.S. government, which entered its 12th day on Wednesday (Jan 2), could last a "long time" as he stood firm in his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.

  • Sydney kicks off global 2019 parties with dazzling spectacle

    Sydney kicks off global 2019 parties with dazzling spectacle

    Public: 12/31/2018 11:47:33 PM

    Australia's largest city Sydney put on its biggest-ever fireworks display in a spectacular welcome to the New Year, kicking off a wave of celebrations for billions around the world.

  • Hunt for survivors as Putin rushes to scene of deadly high-rise blast

    Hunt for survivors as Putin rushes to scene of deadly high-rise blast

    Public: 12/31/2018 10:08:51 PM

    Rescuers hunted for survivors on Monday (Dec 31) after a gas explosion tore through a high-rise residential building in central Russia, killing at least four people and leaving several dozen unaccounted for.

  • Six things we learn from women's resistance in 2018

    Six things we learn from women's resistance in 2018

    Public: 12/31/2018 1:49:27 PM

    2018 was the year of women’s resistance. From the launch of the #TimesUp Legal Defense Fund to tackle sexual harassment in workplaces nationwide, to the Nobel Peace Prize being won by those working to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war, this year was all about advocating for women’s rights. Women and gender equality activists from around the globe are using their voices to call out inequality and rally communities for a better future for all.

  • CPTPP trade deal officially takes effect

    CPTPP trade deal officially takes effect

    Public: 12/31/2018 11:17:39 AM

    The 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into force on December 30, creating a free trade area covering more than a tenth of the global economy.

  • Life and death choices for Indonesia tsunami victims

    Life and death choices for Indonesia tsunami victims

    Public: 12/27/2018 10:50:21 AM

    Udin Ahok was forced to make a choice that no one would ever want to make: save his wife or his mother and baby.

  • Indonesia issues 'extreme weather' warning for tsunami-hit coast near Krakatoa

    Indonesia issues 'extreme weather' warning for tsunami-hit coast near Krakatoa

    Public: 12/26/2018 11:50:22 AM

    Indonesian authorities warned on Wednesday (Dec 26) of "extreme weather and high waves" around the erupting Anak Krakatoa volcano, urging people to stay away from the coast already devastated by a tsunami that killed more than 400 people.

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