The very first individual to cross Antarctica alone and unaided doesn’t eat meat. He just rowed from Antarctica to South America on a vegan diet plan.

Colin O'Brady has trekked at both the north and south poles, summited the highest mountains on every continent, raced across Antarctica, and scaled the highest peaks in every US state in record time.He eats a meat-free, pescatarian diet at home, and said he was "completely vegan" when he recently rowed across the Drake Passage, from…

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Injunction restricts disruption of B.C. Ferries sailings

B.C. Ferries has won a court injunction to keep protesters from disrupting sailings this Family Day weekend and beyond. The order issued by B.C. Supreme Court on Friday bars people from blocking access to ferry terminals by land or water. No one is allowed to block or interfere with the “proper functioning” of B.C. Ferries,…

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Royal Caribbean prohibits passport-holders from mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau from boarding its cruise ships

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship. Thomas Layer/Associated Press Royal Caribbean said on Friday that passport holders from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau would be barred from all its cruise ships, regardless of how long ago they visited those places.People who traveled "from, to, or through mainland China, Hong Kong, or Macau less than 15…

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Storm Dennis: ‘Ghost ship’ cleans up on Irish coast

Image copyright Irish Coast Guard/PA Image caption The 80-metre cargo ship Alta was last seen thousands of miles away in 2019 A "ghost" cargo ship has washed up off the coast of County Cork, Ireland, brought in by the bad weather that lashed Europe in Storm Dennis.The abandoned boat was spotted on the rocks of…

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LightSail 2′s success could pave the way for more sun-powered spacecrafts

LightSail 2 captured this image as it cruised over Australia.The Planetary SocietyLong before anyone considered exploring space with thrusters, German astronomer Johannes Kepler—noticing that the sun appeared to blow back the tails of comets—dreamt about getting around on celestial winds. “Provide ships or sails adapted to the heavenly breezes,” he wrote to Galileo Galilei in…

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Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line are prohibiting people who have been to China recently from sailing on their ships to safeguard passengers from the coronavirus (CCL, RCL, NCLH)

Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Breeze. Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Lines via Getty Images More than 24,000 people have contracted the coronavirus, and 494 people have died from it.Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International, and Norwegian Cruise Line are banning people who have been to China in the weeks before a cruise from sailing on their ships.Royal…

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