Global Food Prices on the Rise, U.N. Says
Heat and drought in the United States, Russia and Europe led to record highs in the prices of corn and soybeans, the United Nations food agency reported.
Russia To Establish Bases On the Moon
ananyo writes "Vladimir Popovkin, the head of Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, has said that Russia will pursue extensive, long-lived operations at the Moon's surface. "We're not talking about repeating what mankind achieved 40 years ago," Popovkin said, through a translator at the Global Space Exploration Conference in Washington DC. "We're talking about establishing permanent bases."The heads of the space agencies for Europe, Canada and Russia, along with senior representatives from the space agencies of India and Japan were in Washington DC talking about the benefits of international collaboration. JAXA, the Japanese Space Agency, also issued a clear pronouncement about targeting the Moon."
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