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

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

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

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

The city has replaced New York as world number one in the eighth annual Wealth Report published by global property consultants Knight Frank. “London is a much more international city than New York,” Liam Bailey, the consultancy’s head of research, told The Daily Beast. “It is the capital city of Europe when it comes to […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]