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Daily Archives: December 21, 2017

China Petroyuans All set to Challenge US Dollars in Oil Trading

New Delhi (ABC Live): Petroyuans : China continues challenging the supremacy of the US dollar. Before the end of 2017, China is going to introduce something that is going to create serious competition for the omnipresent US currency – the petroyuan. China is going to surprise the world at the time when the West celebrates Christmas. It is believed that …

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ICAO Organises GANIS and SANIS 2017

Montreal (ABC Live) : SANIS 2017 : ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu opened ICAO’s first Safety and Air Navigation Implementation Symposium (SANIS/1) last week, as part of the back-to-back events organized to drive progress on the topics and solutions to be presented to governments at the 13th global Air Navigation Conference in 2018.   SANIS/1 followed ICAO’s second Global Air …

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Microplastics Affect on Marine Organisms: New IAEA Research

Vienna (ABC Live): Marine Organisms : As many as 5.25 trillion plastic particles weighing 250 000 tons are floating in the oceans, according to recent estimates. This presents a serious environmental challenge: pollutants already dissolved in seawater can be attached to these plastic fragments, which marine organisms can ingest. The IAEA earlier this autumn initiated an international research project to …

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Arctic Report Card Shows Continuing Warming in Arctic Region

New York (ABC Live): Arctic Report Card : The Arctic continued in 2017 to warm at double the rate of the global temperature increase, resulting in the second warmest air temperatures, above average ocean temperatures, loss of sea ice, and a range of human, ocean and ecosystem effects, according to the United Nations weather agency. “While 2017 saw fewer records …

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UNSC Calls for Political Stability in Lebanon

New York (ABC Live): UNSC : Welcoming the return of Prime Minister Saad Hariri to Lebanon and his decision to continue his term, the United Nations Security Council highlighted the need to protect the country from crisis that are destabilizing the Middle East. In a statement issued Tuesday, the 15-member Council called on all regional States and organizations “to work for the …

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