Quake magnitude 5.1 strikes southwest Turkey

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hit southwest Turkey at 2149 GMT on Friday, Turkey’s Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said. The epicenter was at Aricilar-Ula district, southeast of Mugla province on the Aegean Sea at a depth of 6.

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Mexico creates marine reserve around islands called ‘Galapagos of North America’

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government has created a marine park the size of Illinois in the Pacific, the largest ocean reserve in North America for the conservation of giant rays, whales and turtles, including dozens of species endemic to the area.

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Argentina permits new soybean seed as EU debates weed-killer glyphosate

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina authorized on Friday the use of genetically modified soybean seeds resistant to herbicides other than glyphosate, as the European Union (EU) debates whether to extend the license of weed-killers containing the ingredient.

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In Sweden, they are burning H&M clothing instead of coal.

They love waste to energy plants in Scandinavia. Bjarke Ingells designed a fabulous one in Copenhagen that is now a tourist attraction. In Sweden, 50 percent of waste is sent to incinerators sorry, waste to energy plants. Evidently, that waste also includes clothing from H&M.

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