Newsademic nr 268

Newsademic nr 268
Date: 2016
Pages: 20, 11, 8, 20, 11, 8
Format: PDF
Size: 2.9MB

Carried by mosquitoes, the Zika virus is spreading quickly through many countries in South America and the Caribbean. We report on the history of the virus, its dangers, why the World Health Organization has said it is global health emergency, and what Brazil plans to do to stop it.

Money is being spent to make access to the ‘world’s oldest temple’ in Turkey easier. We outline why the site raises so many unanswered questions. Elsewhere, the secretary birds’ stamp is measured with some surprising results and the Doomsday Clock remains at three minutes to midnight.

Syrian peace talks begin
Cooking eggs and bird extinction
Land Rover’s last Defender
Lazy storks
The Earth, the Moon, and Theia?
‘Three minutes to midnight’
Plants that can count
Dissuading migrants
North Sea whale strandings
Plan for world’s oldest temple
Race for the White House starts
Secretarybird’s stamp measured
New Beatrix Potter book
African Union summit
Robotic lettuce farm
World Cancer Day
Military rule ends in Myanmar
Devils Hole and its pupfish
Glossary Crossword and Wordsearch Puzzle