Showing posts with label food. Show all posts
Showing posts with label food. Show all posts

Friday, August 11, 2017

Contaminated eggs scandal underlines need to enhance food safety coordination within EU

Contaminated eggs
Several European countries are affected by fipronil-contaminated eggs, causing millions of eggs to be removed from shelves in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.

Monday, July 31, 2017

August Solar Eclipse Could Bring Disaster Nightmare to US

Solar Eclipse
The total solar eclipse that will sweep across the entirety of the continental United States on August 21 has the country’s emergency services officials bracing for impact.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Large floods may threaten central, southern China

China's flood control authority said on Tuesday that some central and southern provinces are likely to see large floods this year as downpours swell rivers.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Ethiopia's emergency food aid to run out next month

Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people affected by drought at the end of this month, the UN has warned.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Climate change will impact marine food chain

Climate change will cause the marine food web to become less efficient due to a decrease in the ability of animals to utilize their resources efficiently, according to a study published on Thursday by the University of Adelaide in Australia.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Atlas-5 rocket carrying Cygnus spacecraft blasts off from Cape Canaveral

An Atlas-5 rocket carrying Cygnus spacecraft has blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida towards the ISS. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA telecast the launch live.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Brazil charges 63 over meat scandal: A total of 21 meatpacking plants were involved

Brazil's Federal Police said Sunday they charged 63 people for taking part in a corruption scheme that sold expired or adulterated meat.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

11 million people in urgent food need in drought-hit Northeast Africa: UN agencies

Some 11 million people are in urgent need of food assistance in drought-plagued Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, regional representatives of the UN Children's Agency (UNICEF) and the World Food Program (WFP) said on Tuesday.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

FAO says climate change main challenge to meeting food needs as world population grows

Climate change is expected to be one of the main obstacles to feeding the world population, which is probably to top 10 billion by mid-century, according to a report on Wednesday from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Fragment of Russian Progress Cargo Spacecraft Found in Siberia

Russian Emergencies Ministry specialists have found a fragment of the Russian Progress MS-04 cargo spacecraft in Siberia, a ministry representative told RIA Novosti on Saturday.

Friday, December 02, 2016

No fragments of defunct Russian cargo spacecraft found at expected crash site

A search team of the fire-fighting garrison in the Ulug-Khemsky district of the Republic of Tyva in south Siberia has not found any fragments of the defunct Progress MS-04 spacecraft at the expected crash site, the regional emergencies services told TASS on Friday.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Contact lost with Progress spaceship carrying 2.6 tons of cargo to ISS

The Russian space agency has reported disruption of the data signal with its Progress cargo spaceship, which was launched to deliver 2.6 tons of supplies to the International Space Station (ISS).

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

33 dead in SW China colliery gas explosion

Thirty-three people were confirmed dead in a colliery explosion in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality as the bodies of 15 missing miners were retrieved early Wednesday morning.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Warming Arctic could disrupt migration patterns of millions of birds

Millions of birds pass through the Arctic on their annual migration routes. They arrive north to breed, expecting cool summer weather.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

UN highlights risk reduction, mitigation to combat El Niño’s impact in Central America’s Dry Corridor

The international community must take urgent action to help build resilience, food security, and restore livelihoods in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, which are impacted by drought and other extreme-weather effects of the El Niño phenomenon, senior United Nations officials today said.

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Hunger, power cuts in Zimbabwe, Zambia as lake level hits record low

Lake Kariba on the Zambezi river border between Zimbabwe and Zambia used to be dotted with hundreds of commercial fishing rigs, while local fishermen in small makeshift boats would catch enough bream for their livelihood.

Monday, February 15, 2016

150,000 Antarctica penguins die after iceberg grounding

Some 150,000 penguins died after a massive iceberg grounded near their colony in Antarctica, forcing them to make a lengthy trek to find food, scientists say in a newly-published study.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Swelling lake makes migratory birds hungry

Migratory birds wintering in China's largest freshwater lake are facing starvation as the lake has nearly tripled in size due to winter storms.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Chinese miners rescued after 36 days underground

Two miners were rescued from a collapsed mine in east China's Shandong Province on Friday night after spending 36 days trapped underground.

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