Cyberattack forces world’s largest meat packer to close plants globally
03 June 2021 | 6:22 am
The Brazilian multinational JBS has closed plants in Australia, Canada and the US, driving livestock futures down, pork prices up and sparking global food supply fears.
8 Jun 2019
South Sudanese refugee, Bidal Abraham uses his time in Uganda to promote a movement to conserve the environment. At 32-years-old he has already been forced to flee his home in South Sudan three times. Each time he made it safely to neighbouring Uganda but noticed a problem: there were always fewer trees.
30 Jun 2019
Plants can't run away if they're faced with danger. They need other ways...to protect themselves.
29 Jun 2019
Luckily for the Cape Flats, eland antelope have a taste for the invasive plants that are encroaching on its diverse ecosystem. Conservationists are reintroducing the animals which were once pushed out by urbanization.
20 Jul 2019
Grippers from OnRobot A/S help package delicate plants at a Rosborg Food Holding greenhouse in Denmark.
4 Aug 2019
Belgium's self-imposed deadline for giving up nuclear power is not far off. Environmentalists look forward to the end of the atomic era, but not everyone thinks the country is ready to change course.
6 Sep 2019
If you are used to filling your cylinders with gas by the roadside, you may not be able to anymore, as the Federal Government has begun a clampdown on illegal gas plants and roadside retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).
2 Nov 2019
A report by the Carbon Tracker Initiative has revealed 79% of EU coal plants are running at a high financial loss because they can't compete with cheap renewables. A German company faces the biggest loss.
30 Dec 2019
Julio Betancur, a biologist and professor at the National University of Colombia, has collected more than 22,000 plants to document Colombia’s rich floral diversity, which is now disappearing due to climate change and deforestation.
14 Jun 2020
Israeli scientists say they have produced hydrogen from plants in a development that they hope could eventually lead to using vegetation to produce electricity.
20 Jun 2020
Australia's Prime minister Scott Morrison says his country is under a broad cyberattack from a "state-based actor" targeting government, public services and businesses, but declines to name the suspect(s) at this stage. China, Iran, Israel, North Korea, Russia, the United States and a number of European countries are known to have developed advanced cyberwarfare capabilities. But suspicions immediately fell on Beijing, which has clashed repeatedly with Canberra as it looks to increase the cost of Australia speaking out against Communist Party interests.
23 Jun 2020
After a three-month long closure, the opera house in Barcelona, El Liceu, reopens with its first concert... for 2,292 plants. The initiative, an idea of Spanish artist Eugenio Ampudia, looks to examine our relationship with nature and the impact the lockdown has had on public spaces.
20 Feb 2021
In a tweet posted on February 11, the Center Hospitalier de Dax-Côte d'Argent revealed that it had fallen prey to a cyber-attack and was trying to restore systems that included the telephone switchboard.
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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan discussed unblocking the border at the meeting with the EU's Charles Michel in Brussels.
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Datamellon partners with Amazon world service on the Internet of things (iot) revolution and serverless event-driven architectures.
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Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiadis granted an interview to FRANCE 24 from the capital Nicosia. The northern third of the Republic of Cyprus has been under Turkish domination since 1974. Anastasiadis said that Russia's invasion of Ukraine uses the "exact same arguments that Turkey used to invade Cyprus". Asked about tensions with Turkey over hydrocarbons, he expressed hope that Ankara will not "will not attempt to do anything that will cause conflagration and risk peace in the region".
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A picture on social media is being shared as alleged proof that Russian President Vladimir Putin has stepped up his security and wears a bulletproof vest. Also, some users, including politicians, are claiming that Russian soldiers burned Ukrainian history books. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.