World Ocean Day: Indigenous communities are increasingly teaming up with scientists to conserve marine ecosystems

World Ocean Day: Indigenous communities are increasingly teaming up with scientists to conserve marine ecosystems

(BELIZE) --Scientists are increasingly turning to Indigenous communities for marine conservation, leaning toward generational practices to reach environmental goals.Indigenous and Native communities, historically pushed to the side by colonizers and explorers in centuries past, are coming to the forefront of ecosystem restoration efforts around the world, experts told ABC News.While…
Trial begins for dozens accused of attempted ‘coup’ in Congo

Trial begins for dozens accused of attempted ‘coup’ in Congo

(LONDON and BRUSSELS) -- Dozens of Congolese and foreign nationals -- including 3 Americans -- were brought to trial on Friday in the Democratic Republic of Congo over a failed attempted "coup" against the government of President Felix Tshisekedi last month.Fifty-three people are accused of participating in the uprising, which…
Seabird populations at risk amid increased hurricanes and extreme weather: Study

Seabird populations at risk amid increased hurricanes and extreme weather: Study

(AUSTRALIA) -- Several seabird populations have an increasingly dangerous predator as the effects of climate change worsen: Hurricanes.As the frequency and intensity of hurricanes -- referred to as tropical cyclones internationally -- increase, seabird species' ecosystem and community recovery become strained, researchers warn.In a study published Thursday in Nature, researchers…
Biden marks 80th D-Day anniversary in Normandy

Biden marks 80th D-Day anniversary in Normandy

(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden marked the 80th anniversary of D-Day by honoring the bravery of the American World War II veterans who stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, alongside U.S. allies, as he tied Allied efforts against Nazi Germany to their front against Russia's war in Ukraine."We know…
At least four dead, dozens injured in Czech Republic train collision: Police

At least four dead, dozens injured in Czech Republic train collision: Police

(NEW YORK) -- At least four people are dead and 26 others injured after a passenger train and freight train collided in the Czech Republic, authorities said.The crash occurred in Pardubice, about 73 miles east of Prague.Rescue teams are on the scene clearing the accident site, Czech national police said…