Oklahoma Adjutant General reverses previous position on vaccinations

Oklahoma Air National Guard members who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be able to participate in exercises unless they have requested a medical or religious exception or wish to be vaccinated, the state aide general said Thursday. Two days after a federal judge denied Oklahoma’s attempt to block …

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New maps and technologies could help combat climate change and biodiversity loss

Nature went up and down in 2021, and Conservation News was there for everything. This month we review some of the most important stories from the past year. From analyzing climate impacts to developing new conservation technologies, Conservation International scientists have been busy this year stopping climate change and the …

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SeaClear project: Robots collect underwater litter

The SeaClear project aims to use robots to remove plastic waste from the sea floor. Most of the non-rotting waste that is dumped into the oceans now lies on the ocean floor, the amount of which is estimated at 26 to 66 million tons. However, many cleaning actions focus on …

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According to the SEC

A complaint filed in a Manhattan court on Wednesday led the Securities and Exchange Commission to charges Medallion Financial Corp. and his COO Andrew Murstein by violating the anti-fraud, books and records, internal controls and anti-bragging provisions of federal securities laws. Medallion Actions (MFIN) plunged into Wednesday’s trading. The SEC …

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What social trends told us about the American economy in 2021

Burned-out boomers This could also have been the year “OK, Boomer” added the word to “You OK, Boomer?” A recent Federal Reserve survey of business contacts found that several “found baby boomers quitting their jobs and selling businesses to retire early – a trend that was due (1957 was the …

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Is a Pandemic Good for Conserving Biodiversity?

Gaurs, civets and elephants ran through the streets … the wildlife was reclaiming its rightful spaces and nature seemed to be reviving itself. Most people would have heard or said about it in the middle of the strictest lockdown in the world. Many such allegations and counterclaims have been made, …

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More Franklin County Vaccination Clinics Added | News, sports, jobs

SARANAC LAKE – Franklin County Public Health officials updated information on upcoming vaccination clinics. A number of clinics are scheduled to take place in Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, and Malone from late December to mid-February. At a Moderna vaccination clinic at Holy Ghost Academy on Marion Street in Tupper Lake, …

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Help turn the tide for assistance from Business Gateway

Ally Mitchell, founder of Ocean Plastic Pots Ocean Plastic Pots was founded in January 2021 by former North Sea saturation diver Ally Mitchell and is the first company in the world to sell plant pots made from disused or discarded fishing gear and plastic fish boxes. Ally, based in East …

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From real estate to inflation, here’s what to expect for the economy in 2022

After a second year in a row, in which the word “unprecedented” has done more than its fair share of the hard narrative work, economists are looking to the year 2022 with caution: Sharply rising prices and the uncertain severity of the Omikron variant of the coronavirus occupation two shades …

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Thomas Lovejoy, a biodiversity biologist, has died

FAIRFAX, Virginia (AP) – Thomas E. Lovejoy, a senior conservation biologist credited with popularizing the term “biodiversity“, has died. He was 80. His death on Saturday was announced by George Mason University, where he was director of the Institute for a Sustainable Earth, and the Amazon Biodiversity Center he founded. …

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