“All the operators I know like to kill their engines as often as possible,” he said. “To me this [study] doesn’t make sense because if you are making a noise, then you are not watching whales. Even when you have engines idling, whales will actually go away if you turn them off. … [Read more...] about Whale-watching boat noise found to disrupt mother and calf resting times
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers have not extended sponsors’ contracts set to expire at the end of the year, sources said, leaving some questioning whether to continue after COVID-19 forced a delay of the world’s largest sporting event. … [Read more...] about Olympics sponsors in limbo as year-end contract expiration looms: sources
Last week, an Energy Transfer subsidiary, Sunoco Pipeline LP, spilled 8,100 gallons of drilling fluid into wetlands and a tributary of Marsh Creek Lake in Chester County, according to the DEP. About 33 acres of the 535-acre lake, located in Marsh Creek State Park, were placed off limits to boating and fishing during cleanup. … [Read more...] about Mariner East fined again as another spill fouls state park
Quang Ninh (VNA) - Investment in industrial parks (IPs) and economic zones (EZs) has become a new driver of growth in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh, with local authorities issuing various policies to attract investors. According to experts, Quang Ninh is considered a strategic investment destination in Vietnam’s northern region and an important link in the Hanoi - Hai Phong - Quang Ninh northern economic growth triangle. The province possesses major advantages, with Van Don district to become a multi-sectoral marine economic zone and an entertainment centre, with a casino, high-end sea-island tourism, and general services. The province has planned to develop eleven IPs and four EZs that together span over 368,000 ha, accounting for more than 30 percent of Quang Ninh’s total natural area. Six of the 11 IPs have already been issued investment registration certificates and have infrastructure invested in and leased. Investors have so far poured about 27.35 … [Read more...] about Industrial parks, economic zones create new growth momentum in Quang Ninh
A few dozen people, most of them Latino, stood in sweltering heat outside Marin Community Clinics recently to be tested. Some came with babies and children. Many of the medical workers spoke to residents in Spanish. Wearing protective gear, they held the hands of patients who felt anxious or scared. They danced and joked between patients to lighten the mood. … [Read more...] about Latinos make up 75% of coronavirus cases in largely white Marin County. Will new equity efforts help?
“Nice ballgame. That was a fun one,” Mariners manager Scott Servais said. “It certainly starts with the guy on the mound. It was one of the more professional outings Marco has given us all year. I say that in the fact it wasn’t easy for him. Last time out was probably as good as he’s been all year at Dodger Stadium and tonight it was a little bit of a struggle. … [Read more...] about Crawford, Gonzales lead Mariners to 8-3 win over Padres