Brazilian activists have voiced alarm over their government’s plans to bulldoze a 94-mile highway through a biodiverse corner of the Amazon along the border with Peru that is home to at least three indigenous communities.
Seven major thermal power projects worth over $3.5 billion will come on stream in Iran by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2021), said the head of Iran’s Thermal Power Plant Holding (TPPH).
The famous patient Henry Molaison (long known as H.M.) suffered damage to his hippocampus after a surgical attempt to cure his epilepsy. As a result, he had anterograde amnesia, which meant that things he learned never made it past his short-term memory. Though his memories of childhood remained intact, H.M. might meet with his doctor and five minutes later say, 'Oh, I don't think I've ever met you. What's your name?'.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), as part of its ongoing efforts in supporting Iran to enhance its national capabilities to adapt and mitigate climate change, provides training opportunity for Iranian experts, enhancing their skills to scale up climate investment for the agricultural and rural development sectors, leverage partnerships with global funding bodies, and build climate-resilient development pathways.
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian inaugurated energy projects worth over $135m through videoconferences which included the establishment of electricity transmission lines, substations, water supply to rural areas, and a small-scale power plant in Tehran, Ilam, and Golestan provinces.