Archivos Mensuales: agosto 2020

THE GREAT MIGRATION WITHOUT TOURISTS

Safari guides in East Africa have been out of work for more than four months as Covid-19 has drastically reduced tourist arrivals Tanzania opened borders in June but requires quarantines, and the Kenyan government has authorized the restart of international flights on August 1 In Uganda, only 2 deaths have been confirmed from the virus, […]

A week to look at the sky (EL PERIÓDICO)

Jupiter, the giant of the solar system, is shining brightest this summer. “Now it is in opposition, that means that it is at the minimum distance from the Earth, -about 660 million kilometers-, and that is why we see it at its maximum size,” explains with passion Aleix Roig, head of the Parc Astronòmic Muntanyes […]

Una semana para mirar al cielo (vía EL PERIÓDICO)

Júpiter, el gigante del sistema solar, brilla con mayor intensidad este verano. “Ahora se encuentra en oposición, eso quiere decir que está a la mínima distancia con la Tierra, -a unos 660 millones de kilómetros-, y por eso lo vemos a su máximo tamaño”, explica con pasión Aleix Roig, responsable del Parc Astronòmic Muntanyes de Prades (PAP). […]

Covid-19 activates illegal gorilla hunting

The Dian Fossey Foundation reduces the contact time with mountain gorillas to avoid infections Ugandan authorities warn that pandemic may increase deaths from illegal hunters By Diego Sánchez After just over four months of pandemic, many things about how SARS-CoV-2 works in the human body and its possible consequences are still unknown. There is also […]