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‘Warm water melts weak spots on Antarctica’s Doomsday Glacier’

This undated photo courtesy of NASA shows Thwaites Glacier in Western Antarctica. (PHOTO / AFP) MEXICO CITY — Scientists studying Antarctica's vast Thwaites Glacier – nicknamed the Doomsday Glacier – say warm water is seeping into its weak spots, worsening melting caused by rising temperatures, two papers published in Nature journal showed on Wednesday. Thwaites, […]

Brazil minister: Bolsonaro destroyed cultural policies

A reveller takes part in the "Desliga da Justiça" street carnival group parade, which has superheroes as a theme, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Feb 4, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) BRASILIA — Brazil's former far-right president dismantled all government cultural programs and blocked funding for institutions and artists, the country's new Culture Minister Margareth […]

France, Germany protest green subsidies on Washington trip

Robert Habeck (right), German Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, and Bruno Le Maire, French Minister of Finance, Economy, and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty, hold a joint press conference at Gallup in Washington, DC, on Feb 7, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) WASHINGTON – France and Germany's economy ministers found a willingness […]

Putin proposes revising Russia’s tech development strategy

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting of the Council for Science and Education via a video conference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Feb 8, 2023. (PHOTO / POOL / AP) MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that it is necessary to revise the country's current strategy for scientific and technological development. […]