The Week in Stories Around the Globe



Add to that the increasing amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, which decrease the quality of the food that is produced, and it’s clear we’re headed toward a future in which there’s even less food to go around — meaning the food that is available will cost more.

#ClimateChange #UnitedNations#FoodSupply #Earth


How India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were formed


In August 1947, the British decided to end their 200-year long rule in the Indian subcontinent and to divide it into two separate nations, Muslim-majority Pakistan and Hindu-majority India.

#India #Bangladesh #Pakistan #Colonolism


Tardigrades: ‘Water bears’ stuck on the moon after crash

Waterbears Moon

Still, it’s nice to think that next time you look up at the moon, there might be thousands of (dehydrated) moss piglets looking back at you. And alternatively, there’s definitely some great source material for a sci-fi/horror movie. Attack of the Moss Piglets from the Moon? We’d watch it.

#Science #Waterbears #MossPiglets#TheMoon


Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration test

Guatmala President

Many Guatemalans are fed up with the political class after investigations by the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body, led to the arrest of then-President Otto Perez in 2015, then threatened to unseat his successor Morales, a former TV comedian.

#Election2019 #Guatemala #Politics#Migration

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