Canadian Media brings out its weekly Newsletter Dec 6

Asha Bajaj
3 min readDec 7, 2021

Humanitarian

Despite COVID-19 connectivity boost, world’s poorest left far behind

​UN chief: COVID-19 laid bare barriers faced by 1 billion people with disabilities

https://youtu.be/hzEqAHmadv4

Global displacement rising despite lockdowns that kept billions grounded

https://youtu.be/QzFim5rzVsU

Natural disasters

The volcanic eruption followed by rain hinders Indonesia’s rescue efforts as the death toll rises

Fisheries & Oceans

​​New possibilities for life at the bottom of Earth’s ocean, and perhaps in oceans on other planets

​2030 simulation limits carbon emission intensity to levels similar to today’s natural gas power plants

Agriculture

ILO and cooperatives raise awareness, promote labor rights on farms in Jordan

From the Field: Pioneer brings farming jobs to marginalized Bangladesh communities

https://youtu.be/fglh2UpEs0k

Archaeology

At least 800 years old mummy unearthed near Lima in Peru

​Extraordinary Roman mosaic and villa discovered beneath farmer’s field in Rutland, UK

Climate Change

Venice’s barrier against rising seas could jeopardize the city’s ecosystem

​​Refugees fight fires to preserve Mauritania’s environment

UNICEF study shows what the younger generation thinks about climate change

​A tectonic shift in the Southern Ocean caused a dramatic ancient cooling event ​
Astronomy

Total solar eclipse plunges Antarctica into darkness

Hollywood

​Halle Berry Signs Multi-title deal with Netflix Film as ‘Bruised’ Tops Global Charts

Entertainment- TIFF

Toronto International Film Festival appoints Cameron Bailey as its CEO

Entertainment- National

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Asha Bajaj

I write on national and international Health, Politics, Business, Education, Environment, Biodiversity, Science, First Nations, Humanitarian, gender, women