Tuesday, 16 May 2017

How private airports could warm the climate

The National Observer
Cambridge Bay - Nunavut.  Photo - CambridgeBayWeather

The federal government's research on privatizing Canada's major airports appears to be missing something important. Story here.

Scientists find 38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

Associated Press
When researchers traveled to a tiny, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, they were astonished to find an estimated 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches. Story here.

What's left of an albatross chick (found on another remote island) after 
ingesting bottle caps & other plastic debris. 

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vacci...