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Virus Warriors Get Lab Supplies, 3D Printers, Food, Shoes

Virus Warriors Get Lab Supplies, 3D Printers, Food, Shoes

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 30, 2020 (ENS) – With the number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide reaching 3,090,445 today and deaths amounting to 217,769 and rising, the world is still caught in the grip of this deadly virus that...

 

Palm Oil Industry Funds Radar to Detect Deforestation

Palm Oil Industry Funds Radar to Detect Deforestation

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 27, 2020 (ENS) – Ten of the world’s largest palm oil producers and buyers are collaborating to support and fund the development of a new, publicly-available, radar-based forest monitoring system known as...

 

Global Collaboration Accelerates New COVID-19 Weapons

Global Collaboration Accelerates New COVID-19 Weapons

  GENEVA, Switzerland, April 24, 2020 (ENS) – The World Health Organization, heads of government, health officials, philanthropists, and the private sector partnered Friday in a collaboration to speed the development and production...

 

Rare UV-C Light Rays Remove Coronavirus From Surfaces

Rare UV-C Light Rays Remove Coronavirus From Surfaces

  SANTA BARBARA, California, April 23, 2020 (ENS) – As the world races to find vaccines, therapies and cures for the deadly respiratory disease COVID-19, the deep ultraviolet color of rare UV-C light rays may soon be seen cleaning...

 

Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Fires Spreading Radioactivity

Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Fires Spreading Radioactivity

  KYIV, Ukraine, April 18, 2020 (ENS) – A huge forest fire in Ukraine that blazed for more than 10 days came within one kilometer (.6 miles) of the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power plant and poses a continuing radiation risk, Greenpeace...

 

Earth Day 2020 Features Global Online Climate Event

Earth Day 2020 Features Global Online Climate Event

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 17, 2020 (ENS) – The biggest climate conference of the year will be the Earth Day Week No Fly Conference – just one of the 50th anniversary events marking Earth Day 2020. During this public, free, online...

 

UK Prime Minister Released from Hospital

UK Prime Minister Released from Hospital

  LONDON, UK, April 12, 2020 (ENS) – UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been released from St. Thomas hospital in London where he has spent the past week being treated for a case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus...

 

Virus Lockdown: Violence Behind Closed Doors

Virus Lockdown: Violence Behind Closed Doors

  NEW YORK, New York, April 9, 2020 (ENS) – “Peace is not just the absence of war. Many women under lockdown for COVID-19 face violence where they should be safest: in their own homes. Today I appeal for peace in homes around...

 

Low-level Radioactive Waste Could Go to Local Landfills

Low-level Radioactive Waste Could Go to Local Landfills

  ROCKVILLE, Maryland, April 8, 2020 (ENS) – As the nation is focused on coping with the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NRC, is quietly moving to permanently deregulate massive amounts of low-level radioactive...

 

Trump Erodes Eco-Protections as Americans Die of Virus

Trump Erodes Eco-Protections as Americans Die of Virus

  DENVER, Colorado, April 7, 2020 (ENS) – As America fought the new coronavirus over the past 30 days, President Donald Trump’s Interior Department rushed through dozens of attacks on the environment, finds a new analysis by the...

 

UK Prime Minister in Intensive Care With Coronavirus

UK Prime Minister in Intensive Care With Coronavirus

  LONDON, UK, April 6, 2020 (ENS) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit in a London hospital Monday after his coronavirus symptoms “worsened,” the Prime Minister’s office said...

 

Trump Kills Obama’s Clean Car Standards

Trump Kills Obama’s Clean Car Standards

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 3, 2020 (ENS) – The Republican administration of President Donald Trump has not let the deadly coronavirus crisis stop it from getting rid of Obama-era federal fuel efficiency standards and replacing them with...

 

Race for a Virus Shield: 50 Vaccines in Development

Race for a Virus Shield: 50 Vaccines in Development

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 1, 2020 (ENS) – Vaccine researchers around the world are laser-focused on developing a vaccine to defeat COVID-19, the deadly disease caused by the novel coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China in December....

 

Tips for Virus-Free Payment Transactions

Tips for Virus-Free Payment Transactions

  PRINCETON JUNCTION, New Jersey, March 31, 2020 (ENS) – The highly contagious, deadly novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, is spreading around the world in a global pandemic, raising everyone’s awareness of the...

 

Capitol Hill Shivers as Lawmakers Test Virus Positive

Capitol Hill Shivers as Lawmakers Test Virus Positive

  WASHINGTON, DC, March 23, 2020 (ENS) – Senate Democrats voted down a $1.8 trillion coronavirus aid package Sunday evening with five Republican senators absent. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, a Republican and a medical doctor, announced...

 

Private Sector Trusted to Share Virus Messaging Load

Private Sector Trusted to Share Virus Messaging Load

  CHICAGO, Illinois, March 19, 2020 (ENS) – “These last few weeks we have all lived the consequences of low trust in government and media. We have observed that large groups of people have ignored critical health guidance, in...

 

Ice Cover Shrinks at North and South Poles

Ice Cover Shrinks at North and South Poles

  IRVINE, California, March 19, 2020 (ENS) – During the exceptionally warm Arctic summer of 2019, Greenland lost 600 billion tons of ice, enough to raise global sea levels by 2.2 millimeters in two months. On the opposite pole, Antarctica...

 

COVID-19 a ‘Pandemic,’ Canada’s Prime Minister Isolated

COVID-19 a ‘Pandemic,’ Canada’s Prime Minister Isolated

  OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, March 12, 2020 (ENS) – The novel coronavirus called COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on Wednesday. There are now more than 118,000 cases in 114 countries, and 4,291...

 

WHO: Threat of Global Coronavirus Pandemic ‘Very Real’

WHO: Threat of Global Coronavirus Pandemic ‘Very Real’

  GENEVA, Switzerland, March 11, 2020 (ENS) – “Over the weekend we crossed 100,000 reported cases of COVID-19 in 100 countries,” World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a global media...

 

EU to Enshrine in Law Climate Neutrality by 2050

EU to Enshrine in Law Climate Neutrality by 2050

  BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 10, 2020 (ENS) – The European Commission has proposed to pass a law formalizing the EU’s political commitment to be climate neutral by 2050 to protect the planet and its inhabitants. The European Climate...

 
 
 
 

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