NASA has signaled it is joining the social justice movement by changing unofficial and potentially contentious names used by the scientific community for distant cosmic objects and systems such as planets, galaxies and nebulae.
NASA to change 'harmful and insensitive' planet, galaxy nicknames
Huawei Technologies Co. will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, China’s financial magazine Caixin said, as the impact of US pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows.
Huawei to stop making flagship chipsets as US pressure bites: Report
In a new study from Rutgers University in New Jersey, US, Neurology Professor Xue Ming described how climate change is disrupting the delicate balance of nature, and what this means for human health.
Study reveals human health impacts of climate change
Fuel spilling from a Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius two weeks ago is creating an ecological disaster, endangering corals, fish and other marine life around the Indian Ocean island, officials and environmentalists say.
Oil spill threatens ecological disaster as Mauritius declares emergency
The current pandemic is an unprecedented opportunity to study how global climate responds to a massive drop in human activity. And so far, it appears that lockdowns are likely to have little effect on climate change unless future economic recovery plans include green policies, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change.
COVID-19 lockdowns will have negligible effect on climate change
The head of Russia's space agency said that Roscosmos wants to return to Venus and bring back soil samples and build spacecraft that will surpass Elon Musk's rockets.
Russia wants to return to Venus, build reusable rocket
A ban by US President Donald Trump's administration on Chinese mobile apps such as TikTok and WeChat risks fragmenting an already fragile global Internet and creating an American version of China's "Great Firewall."
Trump moves on Chinese apps may create new Internet 'firewall'
Rhino poaching fell 63 percent year-on-year in Namibia, the country’s Ministry of Environment said, citing intensified intelligence operations by authorities and tougher sentences and fines for poachers.
Rhino poaching in Namibia down 63% on tougher policing, penalties
Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon fell about 27 percent in July from a year earlier for the first time in 15 months, even as clearing increased 34.5 percent over that period, according to preliminary data from Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE).
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon retreats in July from 2019 record: INPE
Satellite images have revealed 11 previously unknown emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica, boosting the number of known colonies of the imperiled birds by 20 percent.
Throng of new penguin colonies in Antarctica spotted from space

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