Most Recent Content from: Erica Sanchez

  • Article: Thailand’s Beloved Baby Dugong Dies After Eating Plastic
    Environment

    Thailand’s Beloved Baby Dugong Dies After Eating Plastic

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Aug. 20, 2019

    The young dugong was rescued last April and had been regarded as a symbol of ocean conservation. Read more

  • Article: Metallica Donates $277,000 to Fight Pediatric Cancer in Romania
    Health

    Metallica Donates $277,000 to Fight Pediatric Cancer in Romania

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 19, 2019

    The money will go toward the construction of the country’s first pediatric oncology hospital. Read more

  • Article: Plants Around the World Are Struggling to Grow as Atmosphere Dries Up
    Environment

    Plants Around the World Are Struggling to Grow as Atmosphere Dries Up

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 16, 2019

    This trend will only worsen. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
    Health

    Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 16, 2019

    The drug may be on the market as soon as the end of this year, the TB Alliance says. Read more

  • Article: Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic
    Environment

    Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 15, 2019

    Researchers think that breathing in microplastics could penetrate deep into the lungs. Read more

  • Article: Global Measles Cases Have Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says
    Health

    Global Measles Cases Have Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 14, 2019

    The number of cases is the highest it’s been since 2006. Read more

  • Article: The World's Forest Animals Are Disappearing at a Terrifying Rate: Report
    Environment

    The World's Forest Animals Are Disappearing at a Terrifying Rate: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 14, 2019

    Forests depend on animals to thrive. Read more

  • Article: Paris Is Building the World's Largest Organic Rooftop Farm
    Food & Hunger

    Paris Is Building the World's Largest Organic Rooftop Farm

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 13, 2019

    It will be roughly three football fields in size. Read more