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Elephants' 500km-trek across China baffles scientists

BBC News 23 Jun 2021
And yet a herd of endangered elephants in China has completely dumfounded scientists globally, while captivating an entire nation in the process. It's not unusual for elephants to move small distances ... When we try to tell them what to do over long distances, it can create lots of aggressive behaviours," Mr Campos-Arceiz said.

Oyster, an HR platform for distributed workforces, snaps up $50M on a $475M valuation

Yahoo Daily News 23 Jun 2021
The future of work is long on long-distance, and today a startup that's built a platform to help organizations hire global talent and build out those remote workforces is announcing a round of funding on the heels of strong growth ... So by tapping into the global talent pool, ...

Pokémon Go Fans Mad That Niantic's Acting Like Pandemic Is Over

Kotaku 22 Jun 2021
After Niantic announced yesterday a rollback of socially distanced changes to Pokémon Go, fans have been reacting with surprise and disappointment ... Various other quality-of-pandemic-life changes were made, with one of the most popular being the increased distance at which players could interact with PokéStops and Gyms, to prevent crowding in public.

Orange Egypt Breaks Records & Makes Impressive Global Ranking

Egypt Today 22 Jun 2021
The heart-warming ad Sunnat El Hayat came out in a time where life as we know it has completely changed in a global crisis, and every house had to endure the pressures of social distancing forced by the pandemic’s lockdown.

Why Flu Season Could Be Far Worse This Year

Huffington Post 22 Jun 2021
This pattern was witnessed globally, too. It’s thought all of the social distancing measures for Covid helped to suppress the spread of the virus ... you considered the lockdown restrictions, social distancing measures, and increased focus on maintaining good hygiene practices.

Lack of Digital Infrastructure May Push Millions of Rural Families into Poverty’

Algeria Times 22 Jun 2021
This change was driven by a switch from cash due to lockdowns that limited informal channels and social distancing rules for senders and recipients alike, the statement disclosed. In spite of the global economic recession due to the pandemic, migrants continued to send money home ...

Kelowna's Bridges to New Life offered spot to rapist, killer Paul Bernardo

Info News 22 Jun 2021
According to a Tweet published by Global News’s Catherine McDonald, Bernardo said Kelowna’s 3,000 kilometre distance from Ontario, the place where he committed his crimes, offered less media interest, public outcry and protest and that made it more appealing ... “Our mandate is we believe everybody should be treated equally.

Power, wealth and justice in the time of COVID-19: The global north returns to 'normal'

Alternet 22 Jun 2021
The concentration of wealth and power globally has enabled rich countries to all but monopolize available vaccine doses ... The Global North ... The Global South ... Lately, the place that's been hit the hardest by Covid-19 is the global south where countries are particularly ill-prepared. Consider social distancing.

MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC Closes and Donates Cash Reserves

The Marshall News Messenger 22 Jun 2021
Most recently, it did so again in response to the 2020 global pandemic via digital transformation. During this social distance stricken time, the chapter reinvented itself by successfully delivering over 40 events featuring over 150 speakers and panelists, including leading ...

Coronavirus: What's putting kids at increased risk of coronavirus right now? Here's what experts say

The Times of India 21 Jun 2021
Reports suggest that thousands of children across India have gotten COVID, and the numbers may also be scarier globally ... Don't masks and social distancing prevent COVID risk? ... Increased social distancing and preventive measures may also have weakened children's immune systems, as per experts.

QuickSee handheld autorefractor can dramatically increase access to eyeglasses, study finds

Daily Times Chronicle 21 Jun 2021
Uncorrected refractive error is a matter of major global concern, including wealthy nations. A report published by The Lancet in February 2021, "The Lancet Global Health Commission on Global Eye Health ... Lage, PlenOptika's Chief Technology Officer, noted that impact in global health was QuickSee's central design objective.

Theatre of Basran the woke

Castanet 21 Jun 2021
Talking of theatre, at this week's G7 meeting of global political illuminus, none of the elite had to wear masks, there was a distinct lack of socialist distancing, and apparently no quarantine period was required ... But climate change! But global warming! Leadership by example is sadly missing from this political theatre.

In-plant logistics market for automobile OEM industry 2021-2025 |17000+ Technavio Reports

Daily Freeman 21 Jun 2021
Factors such as the pursuit of automobile drivers to enhance their vehicle performance by replacing parts, the rising awareness of buyers about periodic maintenance, safety, convenience, and add-on services, and changing lifestyles and the need for traveling long distances is expected to fuel the growth of the global automotive aftermarket.

2021 UTME: Candidates laud JAMB for hitch-free examinations

Business Day Online 21 Jun 2021
Parents and guardians waited for their wards outside approved Computer-Based Test (CBT) Centres while candidates filed in in batches to write their examinations ... In the same vein, at the Global Distance Learning Institute (GDL),central business district, Abuja, candidates said the process was very smooth ... .

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