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

Preparations for the move will disappoint tourists, who from mid-September will no longer be able to observe auctions of enormous frozen tuna, snapped up before dawn each morning and sliced up with bandsaws and frighteningly sharp knives before being shipped to restaurants and supermarkets. A spokeswoman for the market said public viewings of the auction […]

Brazil detains man accused of being Amazon’s biggest deforester

The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources said Ezequiel Antônio Castanha, who was detained on Saturday in the state of Pará, operated a network that illegally seized federal lands, clear-cut them and sold them to cattle grazers.

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

The U.S. government has provided Greece with nearly $5 million to help support the most vulnerable in the country’s coronavirus response. Yet, aid workers on the island of Lesbos say little support ever made its way to the thousands of migrants and asylum seekers who were living at the country’s biggest refugee camp before it […]

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

“Even if we assume that half the needed vaccines can be transported by land, the air cargo industry will still face its largest single transport challenge ever. In planning their vaccine programmes, particularly in the developing world, governments must take very careful consideration of the limited air cargo capacity that is available at the moment,” […]

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

Like London, Miller said New York was experiencing a surge in interest from foreign investors. In 28 years of real estate appraisals, he said the property market had only seen a similar explosion in foreign interest in 2007. “In the last three years, there’s been a tremendous amount of European, Chinese and South American investors—Venezuelans […]

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

Announcing the details during a press conference, M A Yusuffali, Managing Director (MD) of the shopping mall and the MD of Emke Group, said, “This is our dream project. Our plan is not to build just a shopping mall, but a landmark destination for both residents and tourists alike. The facilities, brands, services, architecture and […]

This Woman Surfed the Biggest Wave of the Year

But Gabeira’s historic win was light on fanfare, with the news hampered by an uncharacteristically long delay (about four weeks after the men’s announcement), and also because her achievement was subject to a brand new and completely different set of measuring criteria than was required for the men’s waves. The situation highlights a rare and […]

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