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Science

Climate change is a serious threat against marine turtlesNew Delhi, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The environmental conference COP13, being held in India, debated the threats against the loggerhead sea turtles, including poaching and incidental fishing, the degradation of their nesting areas due to coastal development, pollution and climate change.


UN Convention will protect Great Indian Bustard and Asian ElephantNew Delhi, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The thirteenth Conference of Parties (COP13) of the UN Convention on Migratory Species, taking place in the Indian city of Gandhinagar included the protection of the Great Indian Bustard, the Asian Elephant and the Bengal Florican.


New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia on Thursday signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MoU), during the Parties' Conference (COP13) in India.


Pangolins, potential carrier of coronavirus, Chinese scientists sayBeijing, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Pangolins, much coveted for its supposed therapeutic benefits, could be the exact animal that developed the deadly coronavirus 2019-nCoV and transmitted it to humans, Chinese scientists informed on Friday, although other intermediaries were not ruled out.


Havana, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The Rector of the University of Computer Science in Cuba announced that the country will open in September the engineering career in Cybersecurity, aimed at redoubling the protection of cyberspace of the island.


Beijing, Jan 22 (Latin Press) The pneumonia epidemic continues on Wednesday expanding in China with at least nine dead and 440 infected, while its spread in and outside Asia led to several travel alerts to Wuhan because the virus coud mutate.


Santiago de Chile, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) In a highly criticized decision, the Chilean Senate rejected, by a minority, to enshrine water as a public good in the constitutional reform bill.


New Delhi, Jan 1 (Latin Press) The Indian Space Research Organization will launch Chandrayaan-3 lunar mission this year, said State Minister Jitendra Singh.


Buenos Aires, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Former president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, said on Tuesday that one of the main reasons for the coup d'état against him was the country's vast lithium reserves, as well as the social policies he promoted during his administration.