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Bleaching on Great Barrier Reef more widespread than ever

World Apr 8, 2020

Bleaching on Great Barrier Reef more widespread than ever

An aerial survey of the Great Barrier Reef shows coral bleaching is sweeping across the area off the east of Australia for the third time in five years. Bleaching has struck all three regions of the world’s largest coral reef system and is more widespread ...

Coronavirus crisis cuts off billions sent to poor around the world

World Apr 8, 2020

Coronavirus crisis cuts off billions sent to poor around the world

Until a month ago, Diana Leticia Hernandez sold face cream door to door in Miami. Her husband painted houses. The money fed their family and at least six relatives in Honduras. Hernandez has sold nothing since last month due to fear and social-distancing restrictions in ...

World Apr 7, 2020

Russian space agency says Trump paving way to seize other planets

The Russian space agency, Roscosmos, accused Donald Trump on Tuesday of creating a basis to take over other planets by signing an executive order outlining U.S. policy on commercial mining in space. The executive order, which Roscosmos said damaged the scope for international cooperation in ...

Pain, solitude, fear: Survivors tell their stories of COVID-19

World Apr 7, 2020

Pain, solitude, fear: Survivors tell their stories of COVID-19

A sense of death stalking the hospital ward, fear of dying alone, tearful despair and disarray at home, solitude, anger and the desire to share, or change their life: Twelve people from different parts of the world who have survived COVID-19 share emotional and ...

Online grocery services struggle to meet spike in demand

World Apr 7, 2020

Online grocery services struggle to meet spike in demand

A pandemic forcing everyone to stay home could be the perfect moment for online grocery services. In practice, they've been struggling to keep up with a surge in orders, highlighting their limited ability to respond to an unprecedented onslaught of demand. After panic-buying left store ...

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