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Ukraine Invasion Could Cause Global Food Crisis, UN Warns

Ukraine Invasion Could Cause Global Food Crisis, UN Warns

The Russian invasion of Ukraine could lead to a global food crisis, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned.  The coronavirus pandemic has already pushed food prices higher, putting strain on developing countries especially. Now, experts worry that the invasion could raise them even further. “My greatest fear is that the conflict continues […]

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    Ukraine Invasion Could Cause Global Food Crisis, UN Warns

    Ukraine Invasion Could Cause Global Food Crisis, UN Warns

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine could lead to a global food crisis, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned.  The coronavirus pandemic has already pushed food prices higher, putting strain on developing countries especially. Now, experts worry that the invasion could raise them even further. “My greatest fear is that the conflict continues […]

    U.S. to Stop Importing Russian Fossil Fuels

    U.S. to Stop Importing Russian Fossil Fuels

    The U.S. will ban the import of all Russian fossil-fuel products in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine, President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday.” Today I am announcing the United States is targeting the main artery of Russia’s economy. We’re banning all imports of Russian oil and gas and energy,” Biden said from the White House, as CNN reported.

    Russia’s Attack on Ukranian Nuclear Plant Prompts International Concerns

    Russia’s Attack on Ukranian Nuclear Plant Prompts International Concerns

    Russian forces have captured Europe’s largest nuclear power plant after launching a Friday night attack that started a fire at the Ukrainian facility.   The fire has since been extinguished and both UN and Ukrainian officials say that no radiation was released, AP News reported. However, the incident marks the second time since Russian President Vladimir […]

    Solar Plant Opens at Uninhabitable Chernobyl Nuclear Site

    Solar Plant Opens at Uninhabitable Chernobyl Nuclear Site

    A site once a symbol of one type of apocalypse is now helping to stave off another. Ukraine opened a solar plant on Friday in Chernobyl, a little more than 100 yards from the power plant that caused the world’s worst nuclear disaster in 1986, AFP reported. “Today we are connecting the station to the […]

    Antibacterial Agent Triclosan Linked to Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

    Antibacterial Agent Triclosan Linked to Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

    According to a recent study published in the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) journal Chemical Research in Toxicology, the chemicals triclosan and octylphenol are linked to the growth of breast cancer cells. Triclosan is an antibacterial and antifungal agent found in numerous commonly known household products. Octylphenol is a commercial solvent that can be found in […]