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Baleària presents at Fitur what will be its first boat powered by electricity
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Baleària presents at Fitur what will be its first boat powered by electricity

Baleària is once again present at the International Tourism Fair 2022 (FEATURE), with a space open to the public located in the hall 10 (stand 10, D10) of IFEMA Madrid from this Wednesday. The shipping company reaches a new edition with the aim of sharing with the different interest groups its commitment to a fleet that combines two strategic concepts: the innovation at customer service and sustainability for the benefit of the planet. Thus, the most outstanding event will be on Wednesday at the shipping company's stand, where Baleària will present the construction of the primer ferry electric with 0 emissions in approaches and during stays in the port of Spain and with experimental use of hydrogen, destined for the route Ibiza-Formentera. ...
How much longer will we continue with the mask on the street?
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How much longer will we continue with the mask on the street?

In the midst of a debate about the 'flu' of the pandemic, with some autonomous communities timidly throwing hopeful data indicating a decrease in the number of positives for coronavirus, the use of the mask outdoors is once again on the table. Until when will the Government maintain the obligation to wear protection outdoors? For now, the Ministry of Health has progressed to be maintained the time that is essential as long as the impact of the sixth wave does not subside. The experts consulted by El Periódico de España They consider that, for the time being, still needed. Right now, in "a record wave of infections", It is when you have to keep the use of the mask and the distances as long as possible. This ...
Sánchez Galán appears as accused in the National Court for the orders to Villarejo
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Sánchez Galán appears as accused in the National Court for the orders to Villarejo

The president of Iberdrola, Ignacio Sánchez Galán, appears this Tuesday at the National High Court to testify as accused for the successive assignments that for years would have been made to the now retired commissioner José Manuel Villarejo, and he will have to do so by physically going to the judicial headquarters, after about what the investigating judge refused to enable a videoconference before the rebound in infections by Ómicron. The head of the Central Court of Instruction Number 6, Manuel García-Castellón, icharged Sánchez Galán in June for alleged crimes of active bribery, against privacy and falsity in a commercial document, but it was not until December, once the Criminal Chamber resolved a series o...
400 weather stations on Earth broke heat records in 2021
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400 weather stations on Earth broke heat records in 2021

The fact that 2021 was the sixth warmest year on record is confirmed by the upward trend in global warming. The global average temperature of the Earth's surface in 2021 tied with that of 2018 as the sixth warmest on record, according to independent analyzes by the US agencies NASA and NOAA. Taken together, the past eight years are the warmest since modern records began in 1880. These annual temperature data make up the global temperature record, telling scientists that the planet is getting warmer. According to the NASA temperature record, Earth in 2021 was about 1.1 degrees C...
Recovery: The Lost Art of Convalescence by Dr. Gavin Francis Review: The Art of Getting Better |  Health, mind and body books.
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Recovery: The Lost Art of Convalescence by Dr. Gavin Francis Review: The Art of Getting Better | Health, mind and body books.

GRAMLearning better is rarely something that happens all the time. Whether we have been seriously ill or injured, we all have to experience the complexities of recovery as a result. Aftermath is an old agricultural term meaning “a second crop” that grows unexpectedly in the space left by the main crop and can involve difficult decisions about what to do with these remnants.Recovery can feel like a second harvest, something that is appreciated because we have survived, but a new unpredictable and strange phase in our healing. The medical professionals who have guided us through the harvest of treatment are usually gone, replaced by different types of responders to changes in our health. We find that our questions about what is happening to us are answered more slowly, with what seems...
New York and other northeastern US states see rapid drop in Covid cases |  Coronavirus
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New York and other northeastern US states see rapid drop in Covid cases | Coronavirus

New York City and some northeastern US states appear to be seeing a rapid decline in the number of Covid-19 cases in recent days, raising the possibility that Omicron's wave has already reached its peak. peak in some parts of the United States.In New York City, the seven-day rolling average of new cases was less than 28,000 per day on January 16, down from an average of more than 40,000 on January 9.Similar patterns were seen across the state and in other nearby regions.“The Covid forecast is getting better… the Covid clouds are parting,” New York Governor Kathy Hochul said in a statement Sunday after releasing figures showing positivity rates in the state are falling sharply. . "Overall, the outlook, the outlook, for Covid is much brighter than it has been before."Some 400,000 tests w...
China forced 2,500 ‘fugitives’ to return from abroad during pandemic: report |  China
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China forced 2,500 ‘fugitives’ to return from abroad during pandemic: report | China

Chinese authorities captured more than 2,500 "fugitives" from abroad and brought them back to China during the pandemic, under a program that uses methods ranging from family intimidation to "state-sanctioned kidnapping," according to a new report. .The human rights group Safeguard Defenders estimates in its report released Tuesday that ongoing repatriations now total more than 10,000 since Beijing launched Operation Fox Hunt in 2014, followed by Sky Net in 2015.During the pandemic, at least 1,421 people were forcibly returned to China in 2020 and 1,114 in 2021, according to government figures, despite international lockdowns and travel restrictions. The figures only include those arrested for alleged economic crimes or crimes related to their official duties.In December 2021, the Cent...
The industry asks the Government to force electricity companies to auction cheap electricity
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The industry asks the Government to force electricity companies to auction cheap electricity

The big industry puts pressure on the Government to take urgent measures to achieve electricity at reasonable prices in a 2022 that they fear will be critical. Large industrial consumers are trying in extremis to get the Ministry for Ecological Transition to force electricity companies to subscribe contracts at prices far from the levels reached with the current spiral of increases. The Government's shock plan to cushion the impact on electricity bills of the rises in the electricity and gas markets included temporary measures (with reductions in taxes and the regulated part of the bill) and others that seek be durable. Among the latter, the Government included the celebration of sforced auctions of electrici...
Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as scale of damage emerges
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Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as scale of damage emerges

Thick ash on an airport tarmac was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was reported days after a massive undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami.The New Zealand Army is sending drinking water and other much-needed supplies but said ash on the runway will delay the flight by at least a day. A towering ash cloud from Saturday's eruption had prevented previous flights. New Zealand also sent a navy ship to Tonga on Tuesday with another planned to leave later in the day and pledged an initial NZ$1 million (590,000 euros) for recovery efforts.Australia sent a navy ship from Sydney to Brisbane to prepare for a support mission if necessary.Communications with Tonga have been extremely limited, but New Zealand and Australia sent military surve...
Tonga: what is an underwater volcano and why was the eruption so violent that it triggered a tsunami in the South Pacific?
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Tonga: what is an underwater volcano and why was the eruption so violent that it triggered a tsunami in the South Pacific?

Carlos Serrano (@carliserrano)BBC News World19 minutesThe eruption of the volcano near Tonga on January 15 put the entire planet on alert.The volcano South-East People, in the South Pacific, caused an explosion that was heard as far away as the United States, and caused waves of more than a meter that hit the coast of Tonga. As of Monday, local authorities have not confirmed any deaths, but communications are at a standstill, making it difficult to establish the scale of the destruction.Several countries, including Japan and Chile, issued tsunami alerts.In Peru, 10,000 km from the volcano, the death of two women was reported due to abnormally high waves.What are submarine volcanoes like the one in Tonga like and how do they manage to unleash such powerful events?What is an underwater vo...