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08/10/2020 - At least 97,000 children in the U.S. tested positive in last 2 weeks of July



Trump’s unilateral economic relief actions come under fire. Ohio’s governor urges use of rapid tests, but with caution after his false positive.

08/10/2020 - Eye candy: More than 50,000 pink flamingos mass in France



Behold a treat for the eyes! Tens of thousands of pink flamingos have amassed in the wetlands of southern France along with their offspring still lacking flamboyant plumage.

08/10/2020 - Saudi Aramco says profit fell 73 percent as demand for oil shrank



The coronavirus pandemic took a major toll on the oil giant’s earnings, but Aramco will maintain its hefty dividend for shareholders.

08/10/2020 - On the shores of Cape Cod, where the oyster is their world



Pollution, development and overharvesting have greatly diminished America’s natural oyster habitat. Aquaculture and adaptable farmers have changed the game.

08/10/2020 - Composting has been scrapped. These New Yorkers picked up the slack



People like Vivian Lin, who quit her job at an architecture firm to start a composting business, have helped fill the void after the city suspended curbside organic waste collection.

08/09/2020 - How did this Colombian use drones to solve a bee mystery?



Colombia has hundreds of species of bees, but many have been hard hit by pesticide use.

08/09/2020 - It’s time to stop burning volatile propellants at Salt Lake Valley rocket facility, groups say



For decades, potentially explosive waste has been burned in the open in the Salt Lake Valley, starting with dynamite and now unspent rocket propellant.

08/09/2020 - Collapsed Arctic ice shelf adds 'exclamation point' to dire climate trends, say scientists



The loss of the St. Patrick's Bay ice caps, located on Ellesmere Island, is a warning that "everything is changing up there," says scientist Mark Serreze.

08/09/2020 - Coastal GasLink gets green light to start pipeline work near Unist’ot’en Healing Centre



BC approves impact studies and calls for consultation with Wet’suwet’en as work proceeds in contested area.

08/09/2020 - Russian Indigenous groups call on Elon Musk not to buy battery metals from Nornickel



Tesla is a world leader in electric cars, while Nornickel is a global leader in environmental damage. This doesn't match, claims Aborigen Forum.