Daily Archives: January 3, 2019

4 frogs in Seychelles, including the world’s smallest

Seychelles is home to an endemic family of frogs called Sooglossids consisting of four species found only on the granitic islands. Due to the extended isolation of the species on a few granitic islands, these amphibians are globally significant and …

Brazil stocks hit record as Bolsonaro takes charge

Brazil’s stock market closed at a record high on Wednesday, one day after new President Jair Bolsonaro took office and in anticipation of economic reforms his government is expected to implement.

The Ibovespa index in Sao Paulo’s stock market finished …

Brazil stocks hit record as Bolsonaro takes charge

Brazil’s stock market closed at a record high on Wednesday, one day after new President Jair Bolsonaro took office and in anticipation of economic reforms his government is expected to implement.

The Ibovespa index in Sao Paulo’s stock market finished …

Seychelles to ban importation of plastic straws in February; complete ban to follow

In another step to help protect the environment of Seychelles, the island nation’s ministry of environment will ban the importation of single-use plastic straws into the country as of February 1.

A total ban on straws will follow in June.…

Seychelles to ban importation of plastic straws in February; complete ban to follow

In another step to help protect the environment of Seychelles, the island nation’s ministry of environment will ban the importation of single-use plastic straws into the country as of February 1.

A total ban on straws will follow in June.…