Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
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Topic: Alaska

Covid-19: Delta variant causes surge in isolated Alaska, and Israel’s new vaccine pass rules

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

Can’t travel to see the northern lights? Hear it in this documentary that converts it to music

BBC radio documentary follows a biologist and a music composer in Alaska who captured the sounds emitted by the fascinating phenomenon using very low frequency (VLF) recorders.

Trump administration rushes environmental regulations that could handcuff Biden

The 11th-hour regulatory race reveals a widespread effort by Trump officials to leave their imprint on federal policy and — at least temporarily — tie the hands of their successors.

Parts of Alaska have no ice at all for the first time in history

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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