Friday, 17 May 2019

‘Extraordinary thinning’ of ice sheets revealed deep inside Antarctica


The Guardian
Antarctica. Wikimedia public domain. 
New research shows affected areas are losing ice five times faster than in the 1990s, with more than 100m of thickness gone in some places. Story here.

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...