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‘Armageddon’ aversion test is successful! NASA’s DART Spacecraft Crashes Head-On Into Asteroid

(The AEGIS Alliance) - DART, a NASA spacecraft successfully crashed right into the Dimorphos asteroid, with the loss in signal taking place today at precisely 7:14 p.m. EST as anticipated. Scientists are going to now...

Russia grants citizenship to anti-surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Edward Snowden, an anti-surveillance whistleblower, and an implicated spy have been approved for Russian citizenship as of Monday, a decree that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed reveals.The past NSA professional...

Indigenous leader’s court win halts one of Australia’s “dirtiest gas projects”

by Malavika Vyawahare - MongaBay - Creative CommonsIndigenous community members from the Tiwi islands off the northern coast of Australia took Santos Limited to court, arguing that the company did not adequately consult traditional...

European Union bill passes to ban imports of deforestation-linked commodities

by André Schröder - MongaBay - Creative CommonsImports of 14 types of commodities into the European Union will soon have to be verified for possible association with deforestation in the countries in which they...

On the frontlines of drought, communities in Mexico strive to save every drop of water

by Monica Pelliccia - MongaBay - Creative CommonsSixteen Indigenous Zapotec communities in Mexico have created over 579 water infrastructure projects, including absorption wells, small dams and water pans, to conserve water in the Oaxaca...

King Nonce Prince Andrew banned from Royal event by Charles and William

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Prince Andrew didn't show up on Monday for his anticipated return to prominent royal activities following his heir-to-the-throne brother Prince Charles' apparent stepping in to disallow his presence.The age 62 disgraced...

Elon Musk challenges Putin to a one-on-one fight for Ukraine

(The AEGIS Alliance) - In what could be seen as his most bold challenge thus far, candid innovator Elon Musk is actually challenging war-monger Russian President Vladimir Putin to a one-on-one battle.He accomplished this...

Study finds major brands selling cat food that contain protected sharks

by Elizabeth Claire Alberts - MongaBay - Creative CommonsResearchers used DNA barcoding to find that cat food sold in Singapore from at least 16 different brands contained threatened species of sharks, including silky sharks...
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