Biodiversity crisis: Habitat loss, pesticides and light pollution pushing fireflies to extinction, scientists warn

Biodiversity crisis: Habitat loss, pesticides and light pollution pushing fireflies to extinction, scientists warn
Fireflies, of which there are more than 2,000 species strobing softly throughout dark corners of the world, are facing grave threats to their continued existence due to the impact of humans, a study suggests. Habitat loss, pesticide use and artificial light are three of the most serious threats to fireflies, with certain species more at…

Coronavirus: Belgian woman on flight from Wuhan with Britons tests positive for deadly virus

Coronavirus: Belgian woman on flight from Wuhan with Britons tests positive for deadly virus
A Belgian woman who was on board a flight returning UK citizens from the coronavirus-stricken city of Wuhan has tested positive for the deadly virus, Public Health England has confirmed. Belgium’s health agency said the woman was one of nine of its citizens to board the British flight back to Europe, which carried passengers from 30 other countries.…

Iowa results: 2020 caucuses live

Iowa results: 2020 caucuses live
Iowa voters kicked off the long process of choosing the Democratic and Republican party’s presidential nominees Monday, ahead of the November election. Following a shock delay, the first partial results are being released on Tuesday. All eyes were on how the 11 candidates in the Democratic contest performed, while Donald Trump faced little competition. *Election…

UK weather forecast – brutal 80mph gales and torrential rain to batter Britain ALL weekend before -5C freeze

UK weather forecast – brutal 80mph gales and torrential rain to batter Britain ALL weekend before -5C freeze
BRITAIN is to be battered by 80mph gale force winds this weekend with a two-day weather warning issued for the length and breadth of the country. Weather forecasters are warning of chilling winds and heavy rain for Saturday and Sunday that could last well into next week. 5 Weather forecasters have warned that gale force…

Coronavirus: Belgian woman on flight from Wuhan with Britons tests positive for deadly virus

Coronavirus: Belgian woman on flight from Wuhan with Britons tests positive for deadly virus
A Belgian woman who was on board a flight returning UK citizens from the coronavirus-stricken city of Wuhan has tested positive for the deadly virus, Public Health England has confirmed. Belgium’s health agency said the woman was one of nine of its citizens to board the British flight back to Europe, which carried passengers from 30 other countries.…
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