Reporter’s Notebook: What’s behind Uzbekistan’s deadly unrest? | Environment News

Reporter’s Notebook: What’s behind Uzbekistan’s deadly unrest?  |  Environment News

The dark side of the moon. This is the feeling I often had when reporting from Uzbekistan’s largest and most environmentally troubled region with a barely pronounceable name – Karakalpakstan. Because the world knows more about the moon’s least-known parts than about Karakalpakstan which occupies two-fifths of the ex-Soviet Central Asian country. Karakalpakstan means “land … Read more

As UN Ocean Conference ends, environmental groups press world leaders

As UN Ocean Conference ends, environmental groups press world leaders

LISBON, July 1 (Reuters) – Environmental groups on Friday urged world leaders to keep promises they made at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon this week, to do everything in their power to save the world’s seas. “The ocean, climate and coastal communities worldwide need real progress, not promises, when it comes to ocean health,” … Read more

South Korea′s new space program reaches for the stars | Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW

South Korea′s new space program reaches for the stars |  Asia |  An in-depth look at news from across the continent |  DW

The recent launch of South Korea’s first domestically developed rocket has given new impetus to the nation’s ambitions to develop novel technologies to explore and exploit outer space. This week, the government announced that it intends to invest 800 billion South Korean won (€587 million) to develop Goheung, an island in the country’s south that … Read more

South Korea′s new space program reaches for the sky | Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW

South Korea′s new space program reaches for the stars |  Asia |  An in-depth look at news from across the continent |  DW

The recent launch of South Korea’s first domestically developed rocket has given new impetus to the nation’s ambitions to develop new technologies to explore and exploit outer space. This week, the government announced that it intends to invest 800 billion won (€587 million) to develop Goheung, an island in the country’s south that serves as … Read more

Disney’s Space 220 Restaurant: What is it, is it worth the visit, and how do you get a seat?

Disney’s Space 220 Restaurant: What is it, is it worth the visit, and how do you get a seat?

While Disney try to figure out what went wrong with their highly anticipated, but seemingly disappointing Star Wars Hotel, they are also celebrating a similar concept they have very much gotten right: Space 220. Located at Disney’s Epcot in Orlando, and built above the long running Mission: SPACE attraction that gives guests the experience of … Read more

Florida conservationists capture 215 pound python, the heaviest found in the state | Zoology

Florida conservationists capture 215 pound python, the heaviest found in the state |  Zoology

She’s massive, invasive and covered in scales: A record breaking 215-pound, 18-foot-long Burmese python has been captured in Florida. The python is the heaviest ever captured in the state, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida announced on Wednesday. The huge reptile was captured by the conservancy as part of its invasive Burmese python research program. Biologists … Read more

In ‘zero-Covid’ China, a daughter’s struggle to get her father medicine hits a nerve | News

In ‘zero-Covid’ China, a daughter’s struggle to get her father medicine hits a nerve |  News

What was meant to be a simple errand, a daughter driving her aging father to the hospital to pick up his medicine, has pulled a small city on China’s border with North Korea — and its nearly two-month Covid-19 lockdown — into the national spotlight, after the pair ran afoul of pandemic rules. Video of … Read more

Russian shelling hits chemical plant where civilians trapped, says Ukraine

Russian shelling hits chemical plant where civilians trapped, says Ukraine

Ukraine says Russia launches widespread shelling Shelling hit chemical plant where civilians trapped Ukraine forces withdraw from Sievierodonetsk KYIV, June 25 (Reuters) – Russia launched artillery and air strikes on the twin cities of Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk on Saturday, hitting a chemical plant where hundreds of civilians were trapped, a Ukrainian official said. Serhiy Gaidai, … Read more

Impact fund Ocean 14 Capital invests $12m in shrimp genetics and nutrition firm SyAqua

Impact fund Ocean 14 Capital invests m in shrimp genetics and nutrition firm SyAqua

Ocean 14 Capital Fund, a private equity impact investment fund focused on the UN Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14): Life Below Water,​ has signed a deal to purchase a controlling stake, valued at US$12m, in SyAqua from Golden Springs Group (GSG). SyAqua is engaged in genetics and early nutrition to the shrimp hatchery market, … Read more

Entering The DeSci era: Human Verification In The Metaverse With Genetics And NFTs

Entering The DeSci era: Human Verification In The Metaverse With Genetics And NFTs

Javier M. Floren, CEO & Co-founder of DNAverse As the metaverse concept continues to develop at pace, it is absolutely vital that human characteristics are embedded within. Our physical world has already evolved into a digital hybrid, with smartphones becoming digital extensions of one’s self. We need the same process of hybridisation to take place … Read more