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Go veto!

Go veto!

Donald Trump has stymied efforts to slow the pandemic in the United States, rolled back environmental protection, and discredited scientific institutions. This was indicated in an article published in the journal Nature on October 8 of this year. The text added that...
Economic crisis and mining

Economic crisis and mining

On August 4 of this year, an article published in the Financial Times newspaper announced that gold had reached its highest price in history: $ 2000 per ounce. According to that article, the price of this metal had increased by 32% since March of this year, largely...
Who pays for fires

Who pays for fires

On May 2, 20,000 m2 of wood and cardboard were set on fire in the yards of Empaques Santa Ana, located in El Coyol de Alajuela. This caused the largest fire in the last decade in Costa Rica. Extinguishing the fire required five days of work by 450 firefighters, 17...
Warsaw clams

Warsaw clams

In May 2020, the newspaper La Vanguardia reported that eight clams are responsible for monitoring contamination levels in an aqueduct that supplies eight million people in Poland. The peculiar system implemented by the Warsaw Municipal Water Department consists of...
Let’s save the colours of the sea

Let’s save the colours of the sea

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was talk of the great respite that was benefiting the planet with the mandatory quarantine. All over the world there were animal sightings in places as unsuspected as the big cities. Unfortunately the situation never...
Animal distancing

Animal distancing

The pangolin is one of the most trafficked mammals in the world. They are highly valued for food consumption and their scales are used to produce home remedies that promise to be the panacea that will cure all ills, ironically including respiratory ailments. For those...