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

“I’m really worried about safety standards at the new place,” said Chino, who acts as an intermediary between wholesalers and clients. “I don’t believe Koike’s claim that Toyosu is safe, and I know that lots of my customers are nervous about it too. No one, especially people with young children, will want to eat fish […]

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

On Thursday, two days after a major fire tore through the Moria refugee camp, leaving the more than 12,500 staying at a camp designed to accommodate 3,000 displaced, the U.S. State Department said it would be coordinating with the Greek government and the European Union to help provide humanitarian assistance in response to the disaster.

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

“The longer the wildlife stay in supply chains with other humans and people, the greater the risk of spillover of a wildlife disease to humans. We are playing Russian Roulette with the threat of pandemics and in the end we will lose … big. And Covid-19 is only the beginning,” she said.

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

The International Air Transport Association warned of severe capacity constraints that could hamper efforts to get a vaccine out quickly around the globe. While drugmakers are racing to develop a vaccine and get it approved by regulators, the international aviation group is working with airlines, airports, health bodies and pharmaceutical firms to draft an airlift […]

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

Stephen Bayley, cultural critic and Londoner, said the fresh, foreign impetus had left London unrivaled. “Baalbek, Palmyra, Pompeii, Rome, Liverpool. New York can now be added to that melancholy list of lustrous metropolises gone dull,” he said. “My son often goes to what he calls New York, but he means Brooklyn. Williamsburg means to him […]

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

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

Ahead of the ICC women’s T20I World Cup, India skipper, Harmanpreet Kaur underlined India’s biggest strength ahead of the tournament opener against Australia at the Sydney Showground Stadium on February 21. She insisted that positivity is the biggest strength of the Women in Blue who face a daunting start against the four-time champions who will also enjoy […]