December 20, 2022

Over 190 Countries Pledges To Protect 30% Of Earth’s Land and Water Ecosystems

In a landmark victory for the planet, over 190 countries agreed to a sweeping agreement to protect 30% of Earth’s land and water by 2030. The historic deal was announced at the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD-COP 15) in Montreal. The pledge comes after these countries agreed to adopt the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) on the final day of negotiations.

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December 5, 2022

Soccer Player Tyler Adams Gracefully Answers Loaded Question About Discrimination From Iranian Reporter

The World Cup is, conceptually, a joyful occasion for all nations to come together to celebrate the most popular sport in the world. However, geopolitical tensions don't just evaporate the moment the first whistle blows, and some friction may sneak through—especially since it's a good time to make statements, given the whole world is watching. This seems to be the driving force behind the question U.S.

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November 29, 2022

Message in a Bottle From 1887 Discovered Under Floorboards in Scotland

Old houses hold many secrets which only emerge with chance and time. A Scottish plumber named Peter Allan was working on the heating pipes of just such a house when he encountered something strange: an antique bottle secreted beneath the floorboards. Opened by Eilidh Stimpson—the resident of the house—and her two children, the bottle was revealed to contain a fascinating note written in 1887.

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