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Russian space capsule lands in Kazakhstan wrapping up a 168-day mission

We are glad the weather is sunny". Russian news agency TASS reported that the ball is planned to be used during the opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow on Jun 14, although FIFA has not confirmed that information. National Aeronautics and Space Administration said. NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor, Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev and German astronaut Alexander Gerst are preparing to go to the ISS this week. Consulte Mais Informação

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Infosys pledges to reduce plastic waste by 2020

Infosys pledges to reduce plastic waste by 2020

New Delhi , June 1 Minister of State for Environment Mahesh Sharma today stressed on the need to create awareness, especially among the youth, on reducing single-use plastic and its reuse. And numerous companies, such as Vadxx ( www.vadxx.com ) and Greenmantra ( www.greenmantra.com ), are working on creating value from waste plastics.* The goals announced by the ACC Plastics Division and the worldwide efforts to move away from a linear economy with disposal as an end result, to a circular ... Consulte Mais Informação

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New Horizons' Earth-Like Discovery --

New Horizons' Earth-Like Discovery --"The Dunes of Pluto"

Thought to be relatively recent, the parallel rows of dunes are in Pluto's heart-shaped region at the base of mountains as tall as the Alps and formed from giant blocks of ice with frosty methane snow caps. Combining an analysis of wind streak and dune-like features with spectral and numerical modeling, the scientists determined what might be the underlying architect of dunes on Pluto. Consulte Mais Informação

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Storms causing flash flooding concerns for DC area

Storms causing flash flooding concerns for DC area

The current forecast calls for rainfall totals in the 1 to 3 inch range west of I-65 and in the 2 to 4 inch range east of I-65, although locally higher amounts will be possible in banded precipitation. Sugar Mountain has had 11.18 inches of rain, Blowing Rock has received 11.03 inches of rain this month and Linville has had 10.37 inches. "We've had a lot of rain, but we got lucky". Consulte Mais Informação

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Recycling sector warns Government the system is broken

Recycling sector warns Government the system is broken

New Zealand is planning to invest more in recycling plants and set up government-led taskforce to work out how to grapple with the fallout from China's ban on waste imports, its associate environment minister said on Thursday. She said the government is now using funds from the waste levy to invest in projects such as onshore recycling plants. Today, the sector has released a discussion document titled Rebooting Recycling - What can Aotearoa do? New Zealand's recycling sector has been ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Plastic forks, straws and cotton buds could be outlawed across Europe

Released on May 28, the draft rules would ban the 10 single-use plastic products said by the European Union to make up 70 per cent of all marine litter, according to a news release . Companies will also be offered incentives to develop less polluting alternatives. Member states would be obligated to reduce the consumption of food containers and drinks cups . Consulte Mais Informação

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Canada govt steps in to buy controversial pipeline

Canada govt steps in to buy controversial pipeline

However, the British Columbian government said Tuesday it wasn't backing down. "That is how we pay for the services that we provide to our province". Ottawa has the constitutional authority to build interprovincial projects like pipelines, but B.C. Premier John Horgan has gone to court to get a judge to weigh in on whether B.C.'s jurisdiction for the environment would allow him to regulate what flows through the pipeline. Consulte Mais Informação

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NASA camera melts while capturing SpaceX launch

Because even though the Falcon 9 didn't directly toast the camera, the launch did start a fire in the area , and this is what came upon and ultimately melted the hapless camera as it sat a quarter mile away from the launchpad. The four other cameras that were set up inside the perimeter were undamaged, as was the other remote camera. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch leads to the fiery death of this NASA camera. Consulte Mais Informação

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Government of Canada buys Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Government of Canada buys Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Mr Morneau said the deal with Kinder Morgan is likely to be closed by August 2018. The options were presented during an early-morning cabinet meeting before ministers made a call on how to proceed. May said Indigenous rights were not being respected in regards to the permits issued to twin the existing pipeline. It is also confident it will prevail in a Federal Court of Appeal challenge by some Indigenous communities over its approval of the pipeline, a ruling on which is due any day. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Gulf Coast braces for first named storm of the season

US Gulf Coast braces for first named storm of the season

Emergency crews and law enforcement agencies in the Upstate and western North Carolina are warning people ahead of Monday when Subtropical Storm Alberto is expected to make landfall in the Gulf. This means that it is transforming from a "regular" weather system into a tropical one which gets its energy from the warm waters of the ocean. Subtropical storm Alberto's course shifted slightly westward as it approached the Gulf Coast on Sunday. Consulte Mais Informação

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World Health Organization alerts African border countries to defend against Ebola

World Health Organization alerts African border countries to defend against Ebola

They were found at two in the morning, one of them dead and one was dying. "From the moment that they escaped, the (health) ministry, WHO and partners have been following very closely every contact", he said. Health officials say they face a huge significant mistrust especially as many place more faith in clerics in white collars rather than doctors in white coats. Consulte Mais Informação

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South Florida sees dry patches, but Alberto could still bring heavy rain

South Florida sees dry patches, but Alberto could still bring heavy rain

A flash flood watch has be issued for this period as pockets of heavy rain could lead to localized flooding. More showers and possibly another thunderstorm in the afternoon are possible on Monday, Memorial Day . There is now only a 30 percent chance of rain Sunday . Parts of the area are under mandatory evacuation orders. However, Alberto is forecast to track northward before showing up on our door late Tuesday . Consulte Mais Informação

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As Alberto's path moves east, what does that mean for Alabama?

As Alberto's path moves east, what does that mean for Alabama?

Projected to make landfall sometime Monday along the Florida panhandle, Alberto is already impacting the coastal and inland areas with rain as the first bands enter southeast Alabama . On Sunday , some U.S. states were recording winds of 50 miles per hour and up to 10 inches of rain, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham. Consulte Mais Informação

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