The British Antarctic Territory has announced the release of a beautiful new Airmail Postcard Rate stamp featuring an Emperor penguin chick. This new addition to the 2018 Penguins and Chicks Definitive issue has been released to replenish stocks of the existing 2016 postcard rate coil stamps, which will shortly be exhausted.
Viking Neptune, the company’s newest ocean liner, was named during a ceremony in Los Angeles. Nicole Stott, a retired NASA astronaut, aquanaut, and artist, gave the ship a blessing of good fortune and safe sailing as part of the occasion.
Penguin Awareness Day is celebrated on January 20 of every year. Penguins are a group of aquatic and flightless birds. They live in the Southern Hemisphere, and a particular species of the Penguin named Galapagos Penguin is found only in the north equator region called Temperate Zone.
More than 60% of the Uruguayan territory is suffering from extreme or severe drought in the last three months, October 2022/January 2023, according to the Uruguayan Meteorological Institute, Inumet,
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world is in a sorry state, adding the climate battle is being lost and every week brings a new climate horror.
According to a report released Wednesday by Brazil's Institute of Man and Environment of the Amazon (Imazon), deforestation in 2022 hit new highs, with 10,573 km² of forest vegetation lost, Agencia Brasil reported. That surface is tantamount to that of nearly 3,000 football fields, it was explained.
Due to strict maritime bio-security rules, the hull cleaning issue is threatening the cruise sector in Australia and New Zealand. Ports of call are dropped from the schedule, and time is spent at sea waiting for the ship’s hull to be cleaned.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was released from a German Police precinct Tuesday after she was identified together with all the other demonstrators joining her in a protest in the town of Lützerath, which was to be demolished to expand a coal mining project in a country needing energy sources following Russia's response to western sanctions due to the war in Ukraine.
Uruguay's Minister of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries Fernando Mattos Tuesday announced that the Government of President Luis Lacalle Pou was extending the agricultural and livestock emergency until April.
Chubut investigators denied Monday that the Ancestral Mapuche Resistance (RAM) rebel organization had claimed responsibility for the fire in Currumahuida hill in the town of El Hoyo.