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Science

By Waldo Mendiluza

Biarritz, France, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) While Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was not invited to the G-7 Summit starting here tomorrow, the anti-environmental policy he defends will make his presence felt, in the middle of unprecedented wildfires in the Amazon. The day before the Summit, President Emmanuel Macron described what is happening in the jungle of the South American country as an international crisis.


Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The Connecting Landscapes project, aimed at preserving biodiversity in mountain ecosystems, is currently advancing in the Bamburanao mountain range in Florencia municipality.


Beijing, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) China is promoting the development of new energy vehicles (NEV) and next year, its capital is expected to have 20,000 electric taxis.


Athens, Aug. 16 (Prensa Latina) Greek authorities are Friday investigating evidence that a wildfire on the island of Evia was started intentionally, and interrogating four individuals suspected of being linked to the fire that spread over vast areas of a nature reserve for three days.


London, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to make reforms to the country''s visa system to attract more high level scientists and investigators to the country.


Jakarta, Aug 2 ( Prensa Latina ) A 7.4 magnitude earthquake shook the Indonesian island of Sumatra Friday, reported the Agency of Meteorology and Geophysics (BMKG), which also issued a tsunami warning.


Havana, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Wednesday in the city of Santa Clara with the family of Dr. Landy Rodriguez, one of two doctors kidnapped in Kenya.


Djakarta, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale shook the Moluccan islands in eastern Indonesian archipelago on Sunday, with no reported material damage or casualties so far.


Havana, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities, Pedro Francisco Duque, advocated on Monday in Havana for strengthening relations with Cuba, based on a strong cultural and humanistic tradition.


Washington, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 60 percent of primate species are now threatened with extinction due, among other things, to habitat degradation, a study published in the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences shows.