Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021
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Endangered species Animé
AFP, 11 Jan 2021
Videographic on endangered species. One Planet Summit, part of World Nature Day opens today in Paris.VIDEOGRAPHIC
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Coronavirus: Alberta officials provide update on response to new COVID-19 variants | FULL
CA, 26 Jan 2021
Health Minister Tyler Shandro joined Alberta’s chief medical officer of health on Monday to provide an update on the COVID-19 situation in the province.
Subway video honors transit COVID-19 worker deaths
AP, 26 Jan 2021
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority is honoring its 136 employees who have died of COVID-19 since the pandemic began with a digital memorial at 107 subway stations.
'Proud to be back': John Kerry at Climate Adaptation Summit
Reuters, 26 Jan 2021
World leaders are holding a high-level and largely virtual summit on climate change.
Biden's dogs, Champ and Major, arrive at the White House
CBS, 26 Jan 2021
Dogs have returned to the White House after a four-year hiatus. Champ and Major, the German shepherds of President Biden and first lady Jill Biden, arrived at the White House on...
Laid-off Keystone XL worker shares his heartbreaking message for Biden
FOX, 26 Jan 2021
Neal Crabtree, a Welding Foreman from Arkansas, was left unemployed after President Joe Biden signed an executive order halting construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Moderna says its Covid vaccine is effective against UK and South Africa variants
AFP, 26 Jan 2021
American biotechnology company Moderna firm says its Covid-19 vaccine is effective against the UK and South Africa variants.
No timetable for end to lockdown says UK government
BBC, 26 Jan 2021
It's still far too early to offer a timetable for easing the Covid restrictions. That's the warning from the health secretary for England Matt Hancock.
Joe Biden Signs Executive Order Promoting Companies Buy American | NBC News NOW
NBC, 26 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden signed an executive order requiring companies to make more of their components in America and ensure the value of those components contribute to the value of...
Keilar calls out Dr. Birx's post-Trump reputation rehab tour
CNN, 26 Jan 2021
Dr. Deborah Birx, former President Donald Trump's coronavirus task for coordinator, is making the rounds on television revealing the dysfunction in the Trump White House.
WATCH LIVE: Biden gives remarks on strengthening American manufacturing
PBS, 26 Jan 2021
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Humberto: Phoenix's First Hispanic Postmaster | Cause of Life - NYT Opinion
NYT, 26 Jan 2021
A hard-working bricklayer from the projects, Humberto Trujillo helped build the main Phoenix post office — and rose to become his city’s first Hispanic postmaster.
What happens if a healthcare worker refuses the COVID vaccine? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 26 Jan 2021
A small but significant number of healthcare workers in several countries including the US, Germany and India are refusing to take a Covid-19 vaccine despite being at high risk ...
Brazil: Reforestation to replenish water supplies | Global Ideas
DW, 26 Jan 2021
Deforestation has left only 20 percent of the once gigantic Atlantic Forest. Cities such as São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro depend on the rainforest for their water supplies.
China reports 124 new Covid-19 cases, workers rush to complete quarantine sites
SCMP, 25 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube China confirmed 124 new Covid-19 cases on January 24, 2020.
France to decide on possible 3rd lockdown amid rise in new Covid-19 variants cases
FRANCE24, 25 Jan 2021
The French government is considering whether or not to impose a third national lockdown.
Jab deliveries could fall by 60% | EU 'deeply dissatisfied' with AstraZeneca vaccine shortages
RT, 25 Jan 2021
AstraZeneca has warned the EU’s executive that there will be
Boris Johnson: Government 'looking at potential of relaxing some measures' before mid-February
Telegraph, 25 Jan 2021
Boris Johnson has revealed the Government will be "looking at the potential of relaxing some measures" before mid-February, however could not guarantee schools returning before ...
Boris Johnson: schools 'priority' but no date on reopening
Guardian, 25 Jan 2021
The prime minister refused to say when schools in England might reopen, adding they would be a priority once Covid infection rates came down.
Live: Crescent-shaped lake surrounded by desert in NW China – Ep. 7
CGTN, 25 Jan 2021
Crescent Lake, also known as Yueya Spring, is a crescent-shaped lake surrounded by desert, six kilometers south of #Dunhuang in Gansu Province, northwestern China.
France's Moreno Calls for More Women on Boards
Bloomberg, 25 Jan 2021
Jan.25 -- Elisabeth Moreno, France's equality minister, discusses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the most vulnerable.