Tokyo fears losing a part of its soul as world’s biggest fish market moves

“Tourists come here to eat and take in the traditional atmosphere, and I don’t think that’s going to change,” said Sannohe, whose store has been selling dried seafood at Tsukiji for 40 years. “But we’re going into uncharted territory, as the market has been in the same place for such a long time. I and […]

Brazil detains man accused of being Amazon’s biggest deforester

In addition to being home to around one-third of the planet’s biodiversity, the Amazon is considered one of the world’s most important natural defenses against global warming because of its capacity to absorb huge amounts of carbon dioxide. Rain forest clearing is responsible for about 75% of Brazil’s emissions as vegetation is burned and felled […]

U.S. Gave Millions to Help Vulnerable in Greece Amid COVID-19, yet Biggest Refugee Camp Saw Little Support: Aid Workers

A quarantine had been enforced at Moria, causing unrest among those living there, while aid workers on the ground were left frustrated by the fact that local authorities had forced them to shut down a coronavirus clinic ready to provide care just before the new outbreak was identified.

World’s wildlife populations have fallen by an average of 68% in four decades, World Wildlife Fund says

“This report reminds us that we destroy the planet at our peril — because it is our home. As humanity’s footprint expands into once-wild places, we’re devastating species populations. But we’re also exacerbating climate change and increasing the risk of zoonotic diseases like Covid-19,” WWF-US President and CEO Carter Roberts said in a statement.

Covid vaccine: ‘8,000 jumbo jets needed’ to deliver doses around world

On Wednesday, AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford said they had halted trials of their Covid-19 vaccine to investigate the “potentially unexpected illness” of one volunteer. GSK and France’s Sanofi are also working on a coronavirus vaccine, and other vaccines are in development around the world, in China, Russia and the US. Around two dozen […]

Wealth Report: London, Not New York, Is World’s Greatest City

As Vladimir Putin sends troops into Crimea, attracting international condemnation and a tanking Russian stock market, the Wealth Report suggests that 37 percent of UHNWIs in Russia are considering a move abroad. London is their most likely destination for a number of reasons. In the 1990s, the British government introduced an investment visa, which substantially […]

Global coronavirus report: WHO sees record daily rise in cases around world

US president Donald Trump held a Nevada campaign rally at an indoor venue on Sunday, despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. People in the crowd were seated close together and many did not wear masks.Israel will enter a three-week nationwide lockdown starting on Friday after a second-wave surge […]

India’s Biggest Mall To Come Up In Kochi

The business capital of Kerala, Kochi will soon have an international landmark in the form of the biggest shopping mall to further boost the business and lifestyle growth taking place down south. The “Lulu International Shopping Mall” has announced the launch of its shopping mall, which according to the company, will be the biggest in […]

This Woman Surfed the Biggest Wave of the Year

The WSL’s Big Wave Awards are like the Oscars of surfing, usually a live event in May where the men’s and women’s rides are acknowledged with categories like Ride of the Year, Biggest Paddle Wave, and even Wipeout of the Year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, however, this year’s awards were given out weekly throughout […]

Women’s T20 World Cup: Kaur underlines IND’s biggest strength ahead of tournament opener

IPL 2020 schedule: Mumbai Indians to take on Chennai Super Kings in season opener at Abu Dhabi A blow by blow account, sort of, of cricket’s chewing gum tradition Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli dies after falling into gorge while trekking