Rangers, walking groups, urge public to stop making rock towers on hiking trails

Stacking rocks on a picturesque hiking trail may seem like a harmless act, but rangers and walking enthusiasts say the practice is doing more damage than we think, and they want to put an end to it. Key points: Rangers and walking groups say rock towers are becoming more frequent along hiking trails They say … Read more

Canada must up incentives, charging capacity to meet EV goals: industry groups – National

Canadian governments must up incentives and increase the amount of charging infrastructure in the country to meet Ottawa’s electric vehicle (EV) goals, industry groups say. The federal government has pledged to mandate at least 20 per cent of new passenger vehicles sold in Canada to be zero-emission vehicles by 2026. That will increase to at … Read more

Protests expected as G-7 leaders set to arrive in Germany

Tens of thousands of protesters are expected to gather in Munich as the Group of Seven leading economic powers — the United States, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan — are set to hold their annual gathering in the Bavarian Alps in Germany MUNICH — Tens of thousands of protesters are expected to gather … Read more

Best cities around the world to take a working vacation

Americans don’t need a passport to get to the No. 1 global city to take a working vacation. Kansas City, Missouri, was named the best city in the world to work during the day and explore after hours without having to use too much of your PTO time, according to a recent analysis from Icelandair. … Read more

Toyota issues recall for electric SUV following concerns about wheels

Toyota’s bZ4X electric sport utility vehicle photographed in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on Feb. 24, 2022. The Japanese automotive giant has issued a safety recall related to the bZ4X’s wheels. Kiyoshi Ota | Bloomberg | Getty Images Japanese automotive giant Toyota issued a safety recall for more than 2,000 of its all-electric SUVs, the bZ4X. Announced … Read more

A Long Way to Montreal—Global Issues

Mrinalini Rai, head of Women4Biodiversity and leader of the Women’s Caucus at the UN Biodiversity Convention and Cristina Eghenter of World Wildlife Fund for Nature, at a media roundtable at the ongoing UN CBD Working Group 4 meeting in Nairobi. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS by Stella Paul (Nairobi) Friday, June 24, 2022 Inter Press Service Nairobi, … Read more

Developmental dyslexia essential to human adaptive success, study argues

Cambridge researchers studying cognition, behavior and the brain have concluded that people with dyslexia are specialized to explore the unknown. This is likely to play a fundamental role in human adaptation to changing environments. They think this ‘explorative bias’ has an evolutionary basis and plays a crucial role in our survival. Based on these findings … Read more

Hundreds of Items Recycled During CW44’s Electronic Recycling Day – CBS Tampa

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Quicksilver Recycling partnered with CW44 Thursday and collected hundreds of recyclable electronics. Those old and unused electronics are now en route to quicksilver recycling where they’ll eventually become recycled materials. “As you can see on our table, we’ll remove any hard drive from a desktop or a … Read more

Climate, malaria highlighted as Commonwealth leaders meet

KIGALI, Rwanda — Leaders of Commonwealth nations were meeting in Rwanda’s capital Friday to tackle climate change, tropical diseases and other challenges deepened by the COVID-19 pandemic. The summit for Commonwealth heads of state in Kigali is the culmination of a series of meetings this week that officials said yielded some success in efforts to … Read more

Experts Explain the Dangers of Mishandling Batteries – CBS Tampa

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Most of us try our best to do it, but how do we know if we’re really doing it right? There’s a rhythm to recycling household electronics. “We collect household electronics, televisions, computer monitors, hard drives, tablets, cell phones, laptops, and any electronics that have a rechargeable … Read more