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Different Types of Parking Lot Materials

Most parking lots use asphalt, the same material that makes most roads. However, it isn’t the only material that’s on the market for potential use. There are actually plenty of options for different types of parking lot materials that you can choose from, each with its own benefits. Here’s a basic rundown of the most popular types of parking lots currently available.

Asphalt

Asphalt makes up the majority of parking lots in urban areas, and it’s easy to see why. The material is great for its durability and low maintenance; plus, a fresh asphalt lot looks amazing and attracts customers. As long as you know when to repair your asphalt, you should have very few problems overall.

Concrete

Concrete’s another popular choice for parking lots, though it’s nowhere near the popularity of asphalt. The main issue with concrete is the cost of installation and the time it takes while setting. However, there are good things which keep it competitive, such as less maintenance and better heat resistance.

Gravel

One option that a lot of places don’t consider is gravel for their lots. With new technologies, gravel makes for a low-maintenance long-lasting alternative to concrete and asphalt parking lots. Plus, gravel lots don’t have the same negative effects on the environment that the solid concrete or asphalt lots have.

Grass

The last option that’s worth investigating is grass parking lots. This may sound silly, but with the right techniques you can create durable lawns that can support the heavy cars while remaining intact. This means you can blend nature right in with your parking and transform the whole outside of your area without losing parking space.

Now, these aren’t all the different types of parking lot materials that you can try, but they’re the popular ones that many others have found worth their investments. What material you want is up to you. If you just want a standard stock solution that works really well, then go for asphalt. But if you want your lot to seem different, then grass or gravel may be the right option for you.



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United Nations Video: Catherine Marchi-Uhel: A Painstaking Quest for Justice | Awake at Night Series | United Nations

Catherine Marchi-Uhel: A Painstaking Quest for Justice | Awake at Night Series | United Nations
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A former judge, Catherine Marchi-Uhel spent a lifetime pursuing justice. Now, leading the quest for accountability for atrocities and war crimes committed in the Syrian civil war, she finds comfort in survivors’ resilience and their determination to move on with their lives. Since 2016, the UN’s IIIM (International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism) has been helping investigate and prosecute the most serious atrocities committed in Syria during the devastating conflict. Listen to the full Podcast: https://youtu.be/TlR7MyQj1xI

Published: 9th Dec 2023 03:45:02   By: United Nations

United Nations Video: Scourge of Landmines & Explosive Remnants in Yemen | UNMHA | United Nations

Scourge of Landmines & Explosive Remnants in Yemen | UNMHA | United Nations
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The removal of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERWs) is essential to ensuring a safe and prosperous life for the civilian population in Hudaydah. Through Security Council Resolution 2643 (2022) - the UN Mission to support the Hudaydah Agreement (#UNMHA) is mandated, among other priorities, to oversee mine action operations in #Hudaydah governorate. To learn more about the Mission, visit: https://www.linktr.ee/UNMHA

Published: 9th Dec 2023 01:00:09   By: United Nations

United Nations Video: UN Chief on Human Rights Day 2023 (Dec 10) | United Nations

UN Chief on Human Rights Day 2023 (Dec 10) | United Nations
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UN Secretary-General António Guterres delivers a message on Human Rights Day: “ 'All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.' The iconic opening sentence of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is as important today as it was when it was adopted 75 years ago. The Universal Declaration is a roadmap, helping to end wars, heal divisions and promote lives of peace and dignity for all. But the world is losing its way. Conflicts are raging. Poverty and hunger are increasing. Inequalities are deepening. The climate crisis is a human rights crisis that is hitting the most vulnerable hardest. Authoritarianism is on the rise. Civic space is shrinking and the media is under attack from all sides. Gender equality remains a distant dream and women’s reproductive rights are being rolled back. Today, it is more important than ever to promote and respect all human rights – social, cultural, economic, civil and political – which protect us all. The Universal Declaration shows the way to common values and approaches that can help resolve tensions and create the security and stability our world craves. As we work to update global frameworks and make them more effective in the 21 st century, human rights must have a unique and central role. I call on Member States to use this 75 th anniversary, and the Summit of the Future next year, to strengthen their commitment to the timeless values of the Universal Declaration. And on Human Rights Day, I urge people around the world to promote and respect human rights, every day, for everyone, everywhere."

Published: 9th Dec 2023 04:00:09   By: United Nations

United Nations Video: (EN/AR) Arab Group & Islamic Group on the Middle East | Security Council | United Nations

(EN/AR) Arab Group & Islamic Group on the Middle East | Security Council | United Nations
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Informal comments to the media by the Permanent Representatives of the Troika of the Arab Group with the Troika of the Islamic Group (OIC), on the situation in the Middle East. Also available in Arabic on UN Web TV: https://webtv.un.org/ar/asset/k1i/k1ie06l13l

Published: 8th Dec 2023 10:45:15   By: United Nations

United Nations Video: UN News in Brief (8 December 2023) | United Nations

UN News in Brief (8 December 2023) | United Nations
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-Gaza humanitarian disaster announces “breakdown” of society -Haiti humanitarian crisis deepens as country awaits support mission -Sudan conflict-shattered health system overwhelmed by disease outbreaks Audio Credit Dominika Tomaszewska-Mortimer, UN News Audio 3'23" Photo Credit © UNICEF/Tariq Khalil

Published: 8th Dec 2023 09:32:12   By: United Nations

CNN Video: Rap Lyrics & RICO: Young Thug on Trial

Rap Lyrics & RICO: Young Thug on Trial
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A high-profile criminal trial is underway in Atlanta that could have major implications for the music industry. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has alleged Grammy-winning rapper Young Thug is the cofounder of a criminal street gang responsible for violent acts and is pointing to his song lyrics as proof of the gang’s existence. In this episode, we examine the case and the controversy around the RICO statue used to charge it – the same law used to indict former President Donald Trump and 18 co-defendants in connection with their alleged attempts to overturn the 2020 election. Guest: Ryan Young, CNN Correspondent Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices)

Published: 10th Dec 2023 09:41:17   By: CNN

CNN Video: UPenn President Liz Magill resigns following backlash over disastrous antisemitism hearing

UPenn President Liz Magill resigns following backlash over disastrous antisemitism hearing
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University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill released a statement saying she was resigning following days of backlash over her testimony to a House committee exploring anti-semitism on college campuses. #CNN #News

Published: 9th Dec 2023 11:44:09   By: CNN

CNN Video: Narges Mohammadi's children speak to CNN in exclusive interview

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The children of this year's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Narges Mohammadi are receiving the prize instead of their mother, who remains in the notorious Evin Prison in Iran. They spoke to CNN's Jomana Karadsheh ahead of the ceremony in Oslo. #CNN #News

Published: 9th Dec 2023 07:30:05   By: CNN

CNN Video: Why retailers don't do more to prevent shoplifting

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Why don't retailers do more to prevent shoplifting? "There is no merchandise in the store more valuable than the safety and well-being of the employees and the guests in the store," says Brian Dodge, President, Retail Industry Leaders Association. But without much law enforcement, online fencing of stolen goods is booming. #CNN #News

Published: 9th Dec 2023 06:30:02   By: CNN

CNN Video: Majority of Black patients expect to be insulted by medical professionals, study shows

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According to a KFF Survey, 60% of Black adults say they prepare for medical visits by expecting insults from healthcare workers or by being very careful about their appearance. CNN's Victor Blackwell speaks to VP and Director at KFF, Samantha Artiga. #CNN #News

Published: 9th Dec 2023 05:30:03   By: CNN

BBC News Video: Meta launches interactive Holocaust education tool using AI - BBC News

Meta launches interactive Holocaust education tool using AI - BBC News
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Meta is launching a new interactive Holocaust education tool using AI. It takes users into the memories of Inge Auerbacher, a survivor of the Nazi regime. Users can ask Inge questions by simply talking, and the AI system will play out her response. BBC Click went to find out more. Please subscribe here: http://bit.ly/1rbfUog #Holocaust #Meta #BBCNews

Published: 10th Dec 2023 09:23:34   By: BBC News

BBC News Video: White baby alligator born in the US. #Shorts #Alligator #BBCNews

White baby alligator born in the US. #Shorts #Alligator #BBCNews
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Published: 9th Dec 2023 03:57:19   By: BBC News

BBC News Video: Gaza: US faces criticism after blocking UN call for ceasefire - BBC News

Gaza: US faces criticism after blocking UN call for ceasefire - BBC News
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On Friday, the US vetoed a UN Security Council resolution calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, saying it was “imbalanced” and “divorced from reality”, and that it failed to clearly condemn Hamas for its deadly 7 October attacks. As one of five permanent council members, the US has the power to veto any resolution. Washington’s position attracted widespread criticism, including from China, which described the US as “self-contradictory” by expressing concern for civilian lives, but refusing to support a draft for a ceasefire. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/1rbfUog For more news, analysis and features visit: www.bbc.com/news #Gaza #Israel #BBCNews

Published: 9th Dec 2023 03:14:54   By: BBC News

BBC News Video: Can we delay the menopause? - BBC News

Can we delay the menopause? - BBC News
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The menopause is becoming less of a taboo and more work is being done to better understand women’s reproductive health. But could we, and should we, delay the menopause? Female scientists are at the forefront of innovation exploring the idea which could transform women’s health. This video is from BBC Click, the BBC’s flagship technology programme. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/1rbfUog For more news, analysis and features visit: www.bbc.com/news #menopause #WomensHealth #BBCNews

Published: 9th Dec 2023 11:00:42   By: BBC News

BBC News Video: Russia fires cruise missiles at Ukraine for first time in two months - BBC News

Russia fires cruise missiles at Ukraine for first time in two months - BBC News
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Russia fired cruise missiles at Ukraine on Friday for the first time in more than two months. The air raid in Kyiv lasted more than two hours and all missiles were intercepted and destroyed. It comes as Russia's President Vladimir Putin announced he will stand for re-election next year. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/1rbfUog For more news, analysis and features visit: www.bbc.com/news #Ukraine #Russia #BBCNews

Published: 9th Dec 2023 09:27:13   By: BBC News

ODN Video: Hamas Fighter Shoots At Israeli Soldiers Through Wall in Gaza

Hamas Fighter Shoots At Israeli Soldiers Through Wall in Gaza
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This body cam video allegedly shows Hamas-affiliated fighters setting up to attack Israeli troops. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) released the footage, claiming it was from a body-worn camera found on one of the fighters. The IDF also released this new footage of its infantry engaged in what appears to be intense urban combat. Here a militant appears to shoot through the wall at Israeli troops. The IDF claims the fighting took place inside a school building in northern Gaza and that they uncovered an entrance to a tunnel used by Hamas fighters. The release of the videos comes as civilian casualties continue to mount following Israel’s push into southern Gaza. The UN and other aid agencies have warned there are no genuine ‘safe zones’ for Gaza’s two million civilians to flee to. As the humanitarian crisis becomes increasingly desperate, Israel has stepped up its public relations efforts. On Friday the IDF released aerial footage claiming to show Hamas fighters firing weapons from a UN school. And on Wednesday it released another video showing weapons and rockets allegedly seized from Hamas. But international pressure for another ceasefire continues to grow. The United States, Israel’s closest ally, vetoed a resolution calling for a ceasefire at the UN Security Council on Friday. But it has been reported even US support for Israel’s offensive has started to wane, in the face of the sheer number of civilian casualties. #israel #palestine #gaza 'Hamas Fighter Shoots At Israeli Soldiers Through Wall in Gaza' Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/ODNsubs TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ondemandnews Twitter: https://twitter.com/ODN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ODN/ If you wish to purchase any of our clips for commercial use, please visit: http://www.itnproductions.co.uk/news/

Published: 9th Dec 2023 04:30:03   By: On Demand News

ODN Video: Shane MacGowan’s Funeral Procession Through Dublin

Shane MacGowan’s Funeral Procession Through Dublin
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Thousands of people lined the streets of Dublin, Ireland, to bid farewell to The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan on Friday. The singer died on 30 November, aged 65. MacGowan combined elements of punk rock with traditional Irish music to create his own unique folk music sound. Many gave their own musical tributes to the folk icon. After giving the people of Dublin a chance to say goodbye, the procession travelled to Nenagh, County Tipperary for a star-studded funeral attended by Irish President Michael D. Higgins and Johnny Depp among many others. #thepogues #shanemacgowan #ireland Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/ODNsubs TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ondemandnews Twitter: https://twitter.com/ODN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ODN/ If you wish to purchase any of our clips for commercial use, please visit: http://www.itnproductions.co.uk/news/

Published: 9th Dec 2023 11:04:24   By: On Demand News

ODN Video: Vladimir Putin Announces Run For Reelection in 2024

Vladimir Putin Announces Run For Reelection in 2024
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Vladimir Putin Announces Run For Reelection in 2024 Vladimir Putin on Friday moved to prolong his position in Russia for another six years, announcing his candidacy in the 2024 presidential election. Putin, 71, has twice used his leverage to amend the constitution so he could theoretically stay in power until he’s in his mid-80s. He is already the longest-serving Kremlin leader since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, who died in 1953. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/ODNsubs TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ondemandnews Twitter: https://twitter.com/ODN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ODN/ If you wish to purchase any of our clips for commercial use, please visit: http://www.itnproductions.co.uk/news/

Published: 8th Dec 2023 06:30:14   By: On Demand News

ODN Video: Video Appears to Show Palestinian Detainees Stripped by Israeli Forces

Video Appears to Show Palestinian Detainees Stripped by Israeli Forces
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Video Appears to Show Palestinian Detainees Stripped by Israeli Forces Video footage shows dozens of Palestinian men stripped down to their underwear with their heads bowed, after reportedly being captured by Israeli soldiers in northern Gaza. In the video footage the men appear to be stripped down to their underwear with their heads bowed as they are being guarded by Israeli troops. Israeli Media report that the images show suspected Hamas militants who had surrendered to Israeli forces. The men are believed to to have surrendered near the Jabalia area and were reported to be paraded through Palestine Square in Gaza City. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/ODNsubs TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ondemandnews Twitter: https://twitter.com/ODN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ODN/ If you wish to purchase any of our clips for commercial use, please visit: http://www.itnproductions.co.uk/news/

Published: 8th Dec 2023 04:54:24   By: On Demand News

ODN Video: Israeli Military Close In On Home Of Top Hamas Leader

Israeli Military Close In On Home Of Top Hamas Leader
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'Israeli Military Close In On Home Of Top Hamas Leader'. Israeli forces are closing in on the house of Yahya Sinwar - a top Hamas leader. However, the IDF say they believe Sinwar is using a network of tunnels to hide.  It comes as Israel’s Prime Minister is exerting pressure on the Red Cross to visit the remaining Israeli hostages in Gaza. There are believed to be 138 hostages still being held in Gaza. An expanding air and ground offensive in southern Gaza has displaced tens of thousands of Palestinians. The UN says it’s created ‘apocalyptic conditions’, with the ‘remnants of a nation being driven into a pocket in the south’. The organisation’s Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres has invoked Article 99 of the UN Charter, urging major nations to intervene.  It comes as the war between Israel and Hamas passes the two month mark, with an estimated death toll of over 17,000 people. #Israel #Gaza #news #hamas Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/ODNsubs TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ondemandnews Twitter: https://twitter.com/ODN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ODN/ If you wish to purchase any of our clips for commercial use, please visit: http://www.itnproductions.co.uk/news/

Published: 7th Dec 2023 02:15:50   By: On Demand News

CBC Video: U.S. vetoes UN call for immediate ceasefire in Gaza, final days of COP28 | The World This Weekend

U.S. vetoes UN call for immediate ceasefire in Gaza, final days of COP28 | The World This Weekend
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The international community is reacting with anger over the U.S. decision to veto a UN Security Council resolution calling for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. The COP28 Summit in Dubai is heading into its final days as nearly 200 countries try to hammer out a final statement. These are just some of the top stories on the December 9, 2023 edition of The World This Weekend. The World This Weekend is a dynamic half-hour program on CBC Radio that showcases first-rate journalism on the news of the day from Canada and around the world. We tell stories you won't hear anywhere else that connects you with remote places and people. #Canada #Israel-Hamas war Ceasefire #Veto #United State #COP-28 #Dubai Listen here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-68-the-world-this-weekend »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Subscribe to CBC News on Snapchat: https://bit.ly/3leaWsr Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 80 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.

Published: 9th Dec 2023 11:32:25   By: CBC News

CBC Video: Shohei Ohtani signs historic deal with L.A. Dodgers, disappointing Blue Jays fans

Shohei Ohtani signs historic deal with L.A. Dodgers, disappointing Blue Jays fans
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Two-way baseball superstar Shohei Ohtani has opted to stay in southern California, and the Toronto Blue Jays have missed out on landing a generational talent. The unrestricted free agent announced on his Instagram account on Saturday that he has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Subscribe to CBC News on Snapchat: https://bit.ly/3leaWsr Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 80 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.

Published: 9th Dec 2023 10:48:07   By: CBC News

CBC Video: Israeli military pushes deeper into southern Gaza as hostilities enter 10th week

Israeli military pushes deeper into southern Gaza as hostilities enter 10th week
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As the war between Israel and Hamas enters its 10th week, Israeli officials are warning that hostilities could continue 'for months' as Israeli military forces expand their offensive to southern Gaza. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Subscribe to CBC News on Snapchat: https://bit.ly/3leaWsr Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 80 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.

Published: 9th Dec 2023 09:21:49   By: CBC News

CBC Video: Family of released Israeli hostages talks about the condition of loved ones

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Hen Avigdori, husband and father of freed Israeli hostages, describes the condition of loved ones after being released from captivity. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Subscribe to CBC News on Snapchat: https://bit.ly/3leaWsr Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 80 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.

Published: 9th Dec 2023 08:30:12   By: CBC News

CBC Video: Defining genocide: 75 years since the UN Genocide Convention

Defining genocide: 75 years since the UN Genocide Convention
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On Dec. 9, the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, known as the Genocide Convention, marked its 75th anniversary. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Subscribe to CBC News on Snapchat: https://bit.ly/3leaWsr Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 80 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.

Published: 9th Dec 2023 06:34:34   By: CBC News

Global Video: Future of wildfires: What will happen to Canada's scorched forests as fires worsen?

Future of wildfires: What will happen to Canada
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After a record-breaking wildfire season in 2023, land double the size of Portugal has been burnt in Canada throughout the year, according to the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC). At 18.5 million hectares (46 million acres), that’s about five per cent of the country’s entire forests. As the wildfire season slowly winds down with cooling temperatures, what happens to all the land and forests after the fires have been extinguished and nearby evacuated communities returned, especially with such a large swath of area affected? In the past, fires didn’t come around an area more often than every 30 years, with the lack of trees from recent burns helping regulate the frequency of the fires and resetting the local ecosystem. But now, experts warn that climate change may be breaking that natural cycle. “Unfortunately, what we're seeing now when we have these extremely intense fires is that, in some places, things burn so hot that they actually incinerate the seeds that are released,” warns ‘Dark Days at Noon: The Future of Fire’ author Edward Struzik. “The southern end of our boreal forest is going to disappear.” For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #Canada #Wildfires

Published: 8th Oct 2023 01:22:16   By: Global News

Global Video: How rocks from an asteroid could teach us about our planet

How rocks from an asteroid could teach us about our planet
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On Sunday, rocks plucked from the asteroid 101955 Bennu will land on our planet, ready to be studied by scientists who hope this sample can shine a light on our planet – and how it came to be. The sample comes to us seven years after NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on a mission to study a near-Earth asteroid and three years after it successfully touched down on Bennu to collect a sample of an asteroid for the first time in the space agency’s history. Bennu is described as a celestial “rubbish pile” that is made up of material dating back billions of years to when the solar system was forming. And as Alyssa Julie reports, scientists believe its rocks could hold a record of that time period. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #Bennu #space #nasa #csa

Published: 23rd Sep 2023 02:00:19   By: Global News

Global Video: Maui wildfires: Wind, drought and invasive grass created perfect storm for devastating fires

Maui wildfires: Wind, drought and invasive grass created perfect storm for devastating fires
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Punishing winds, a severe drought and invasive grass created the perfect conditions for the devastating fires on Maui that have so far killed at least 67 people, experts say. The exact cause of the fires is yet to be determined but the National Weather Service had issued warnings for high winds and dry weather as Hurricane Dora brushed south of Hawaii. Craig Clements, a meteorology professor at San Jose State University, said Maui had already been in a severe drought, putting it at risk for fires. He said the steep mountains overlooking the hard-hit town of Lahain also exacerbated the high wind conditions, sending them into populated areas at high speed. Alyssa Julie has more on how conditions fanned the flames of the fires. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/9890277/maui-wildfires-update-aug-11/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #maui #mauiwildfires

Published: 11th Aug 2023 10:37:06   By: Global News

Global Video: CO2: How an essential greenhouse gas is heating up the planet

CO2: How an essential greenhouse gas is heating up the planet
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Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a naturally occurring greenhouse gas and is essential for life on Earth to function normally. However, humans are emitting it on an industrial scale, like through the burning of fossil fuels, which is contributing to global warming. Kamyar Razavi explains how the exponential increase of CO2 release is causing the planet to heat up. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #ClimateChange #globalwarming #co2

Published: 28th Jun 2023 06:30:21   By: Global News

Global Video: King Charles coronation: Crown jewels, centuries-old traditions and what it all means

King Charles coronation: Crown jewels, centuries-old traditions and what it all means
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The coronation of King Charles III will be the first time a King of England has his coronation televised and only the second-ever British monarch to do so after Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. It’s a ceremony full of pomp and circumstance, cloaked in mystery and steeped in centuries-old traditions…that comes from a healthy dose of historical pettiness and happenstance. During the ceremony, the monarch will be presented with the crown jewels, almost all of which were destroyed, altered, or lost to time over the often-tumultuous centuries of British history. While the crown is the centrepiece of the regalia – what do sceptres, swords and a Scottish stone have to do with being anointed to the British throne? Global News explains. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/9658725/justin-trudeau-coronation-king-charles-may-6/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #kingcharlescoronation #kingcharles #monarchy

Published: 2nd May 2023 03:00:10   By: Global News

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