Another pandemic: India’s fight against single-use plastic falls victim to Covid

Other countries and cities which announced similar bans on single-use plastic have pushed these deadlines in the wake of the pandemic. India, too, might do so. But environmentalists point out that first a plan needs to be in place to implement the phasing-out. The Centre is currently reviewing comments to draft guidelines for a uniform framework. Go to Source

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Murder Hornet nest, first in U.S., is found in Washington state

The discovery of the nest — which may contain 100 to 200 hornets — came after weeks of hunting and trapping the insects, which are notorious for using their powerful mandibles to attack and destroy honeybee hives in a matter of hours. Go to Source

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Trump casts his early ballot in Florida, urges in-person voting

President Trump is one vote closer to victory in the all-important battleground state of Florida — after casting his own ballot there Saturday morning. The president, who changed his official address from New York to the Sunshine State last year, took advantage of Florida’s early-voting law to mark his ballot in person at the Main… Go to Source

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