Investing in nature pays off as vineyard goes carbon positive

Man with grapes

A West Australian vineyard is one of the first in the state to become carbon positive and they say it makes the wine taste even better. Key points: Oranje Tractor vineyard in Albany is among the first carbon-positive agricultural businesses in WA The farm sequesters six times more CO2 and CO2 equivalents than the vineyard emits It’s […]

2 Indian delegates at G-7 test positive for COVID-19: source

2 Indian delegates at G-7 test positive for COVID-19: source

Two members of India’s delegation to the Group of Seven foreign ministerial meeting in London have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a source close to Japan-Britain relations said Wednesday. The development forced Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar to pull out of attending the last-day session of the three-day meeting in the British capital. […]

Eight lions in Indian zoo test positive for COVID-19

An Asiatic lion rests in Gir forest, about 355 km (221 miles) from the western Indian city of Ahmedabad April 14, 2007. Reuters

Zoo authorities in the southern state of Hyderabad shared samples with a government research laboratory on March 24 after the lions showed signs of respiratory distress. The test results come amid a huge surge in coronavirus infections among humans in India. “Based on experience with zoo animals elsewhere in the world that have experienced SARS-COV2 […]

8 Asiatic lions in India’s Nehru Zoological Park test positive for Covid-19

Eight Asiatic lions at Nehru Zoological Park in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad have tested positive for SARS-CoV2 virus that is responsible for Covid-19 infections, India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change said today. “Based on experience with zoo animals elsewhere in the world that have tested SARS-COV2 positive last year, there is […]