SpaceX’s Starlink devices found in illegal mining sites in the Amazon | CNN

[ad_1] Sao Paulo CNN  —  Five Starlink internet devices were found in illegal mining sites in the Amazon during raids by Brazil’s environmental police on Tuesday, the environmental agency said. Starlink are small, easy-to-use satellite dishes made by Elon Musk’s private rocket company SpaceX. Starlink says its equipment can provide “high-speed, low-latency broadband internet in … Read more

Japan was already grappling with isolation and loneliness. The pandemic made it worse | CNN

[ad_1] Tokyo CNN  —  Across Japan, nearly 1.5 million people have withdrawn from society, leading reclusive lives largely confined within the walls of their home, according to a new government survey. These are Japan’s hikikomori, or shut-ins, defined by the government as people who have been isolated for at least six months. Some only go … Read more

Dozens of rockets fired from Lebanon into Israel after raids on al-Aqsa mosque | CNN

[ad_1] Jerusalem CNN  —  Dozens of rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israel on Thursday, the Israeli military said, in a major escalation that comes amid regional tensions over Israeli police raids at the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. Some 34 rockets were launched from Lebanese territory into Israeli territory, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said, … Read more

‘Shocked’ by the loss: Scientists sound the alarm on New Zealand’s melting glaciers | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  Every year scientists in New Zealand fly over some of the country’s most iconic glaciers – ancient ice “rivers” that descend from the Southern Alps, a spine of mountains that extend along the South Island. And almost every year, they find them shrinking. This year was no different. At the end of … Read more

Japan is running out of space to bury chickens culled over bird flu | CNN Business

[ad_1] Hong Kong CNN  —  Japan has lost so many chickens to bird flu, it’s now running out of land to bury them. Japanese state broadcaster NHK reported Tuesday that 16 out of 26 prefectures in the country did not have enough land to dispose of culled birds properly. All 26 had reported experiencing avian … Read more

New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern gives rousing farewell speech: ‘You can lead. Just like me’ | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  Former New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said farewell to politics Wednesday with a rousing speech that assured other nerds, criers, and huggers that they too could one day lead. “You can be anxious, sensitive, kind, and wear your heart on your sleeve, you can be a mother or not, you can … Read more

Smoke from forest fires blankets northern Thailand in thick pollution | CNN

[ad_1] Bangkok, Thailand CNN  —  Smoke from fires in northern Thailand is making it hard to breathe, and at least one hospital in Chiang Mai says it’s reached “full ward capacity” as people present with respiratory issues from breathing air pollution. Air pollution has been a longstanding problem in Thailand, usually caused by heavy road … Read more

Here’s why beef is still pricey | CNN Business

[ad_1] New York CNN  —  A slowing economy may lead to a decline in sales of pricey beef cuts, but don’t look for any bargains just yet. Market forces that have been building for a long time, including devastating droughts, will likely keep hamburger and steak prices steady — and relatively expensive. In part, that’s … Read more

The four astronauts NASA picked for the first crewed moon mission in 50 years | CNN

[ad_1] Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  Astronauts who will helm the first crewed moon mission in five decades were revealed on Monday, queuing up the quartet to begin training for the historic Artemis II lunar flyby that is … Read more

Scientists film deepest ever fish on seabed off Japan | CNN

[ad_1] Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  Cruising at a depth of 8,336 meters (over 27,000 feet) just above the seabed, a young snailfish has become the deepest fish ever filmed by scientists during a probe into the abyss … Read more