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Sustainable Development an overview

What Is Sustainability? Sustainability can be defined as the practice of maintaining world processes of productivity indefinitely-natural or human-made-by replacing resources used with resources of equal or greater value without degrading or endangering natural biotic systems. The concept of sustainability is composed of three pillars: economic, environmental, and social—also known…

NASA’s Perseverance Rover begins 1st science campaign on Mars

Science Campaign on Mars NASA’s Perseverance rover has kicked off its highly anticipated science campaign on Mars to collect materials from a crater that is believed to have been under at least 100 meters (328 feet) of water 3.8 billion years ago. Such a site could contain evidence of ancient…

IOC sets up vaccination centers in Qatar, Rwanda

Lausanne, Jun 3 (Plenglish) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday announced the establishment of two other Covid-19 vaccination centers in Qatar and Rwanda for athletes who will participate at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. According to the governing body, such initiatives will allow athletes who cannot be immunized in…

Big promises, few doses: why Russia’s struggling to make Sputnik V doses

Transforming the site of what once was a Soviet-era car factory into a state-of-the-art facility churning out Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V was the easy bit. Making doses in bulk, finding qualified staff and getting equipment have been much bigger headaches for Moscow-based biotech firm R-Pharm and other private Russian…