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Backlash in bike-friendly Berlin

The centre-right Christian Democratic Union has called for a moratorium on new bicycle lanes, saying “demonizing” cars is the wrong approach. The party tapped into resentment that people in the outskirts of the city feel about the difficulties of driving and parking in many neighbourhoods, and the sense that they were being made to feel bad about owning cars.

As Japan releases Fukushima wastewater into the ocean, a fallout of fear follows

After years of nuclear detonations in the Marshall Islands, fallout and forced relocations of communities began a ripple effect: Many Indigenous Marshallese people who had relied on subsistence farming and fishing for 4,000 years suddenly couldn’t trust the safety of their food, becoming reliant on imported and processed foods. And those were the lucky ones.