US wildfires turn full moon orange, World News | #wordnews | #evesarkisyan

Raging wildfires in the US northwest and southwestern Canada cast an orange tint on July’s full moon on Friday evening, as smoke from multiple blazes gusted toward the east. In Washington, DC, one view of the moon, as seen from the Washington Monument, showed a fully sized orb shifting colors and briefly turning orange. The silhouette of a Marine One helicopter…

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Tourism ventures in the pipeline for Tasmania’s Maria Island, but not everyone is happy | #wordnews | #evesarkisyan

Shannon Wells is one of the tourism operators working on Tasmania’s Maria Island. Key points: A development proposal by the operators of the Maria Island Walk would see a heritage-listed house in Darlington rebuilt to accommodate high-end tourists A document shows Parks and Wildlife is seeking to amend the island’s management plan to facilitate…

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