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Forests as big as France have grown back since 2000

An analysis of satellite data by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) revealed that almost 59 million hectares (146 million acres) of forests have regenerated since 2000

Forests as big as France have grown back since 2000

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 156.4m

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 156.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.26 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University

A healthcare worker helps people check in for Covid-19 test at a testing site in Washington, DC, the United States on 9 December, 2020

France to impose quarantine for arrivals from Bangladesh, 6 more countries

Passengers will have to provide proof on arrival that they have a place to quarantine, and will be allowed to leave that place for two hours every day

In this file photo taken on 1 February 2021, travellers prepare their documents as they queue at the immigration desk of Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle international airport as new Covid-19 border restrictions come into effect

World food price index climbs in April, highest since mid-2014: FAO

FAO's cereal price index rose 1.2 per cent in April month-on-month and 26 per cent year-on-year

World food price index climbs in April, highest since mid-2014: FAO

Retailers, investors urge Brazil to scrap bill seen boosting deforestation

A group of European companies including Tesco and Marks & Spencer have threatened to stop using Brazilian agricultural commodities if the country's Congress passes a law expanding property rights for ...

Retailers, investors urge Brazil to scrap bill seen boosting deforestation

Global Covid-19 cases top 151 million

The total corona fatalities also mounted to 3,176,404, according to the latest figures released by Johns Hopkins University

Global Covid-19 cases top 151 million

Brazil’s Covid death toll surpasses 400,000

Brazil’s death toll in the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 400,000 Thursday, as the country struggled to secure enough vaccines and the Senate investigated whether President Jair Bolsonaro’s ...

A man runs next to a graffiti near Gonzaga beach, after beaches in the coast of the state of Sao Paulo got closed as a restrictive measure to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Santos, Sao Paulo state, Brazil on 26 March 2021

Brazil needs $10b a year in aid for carbon neutrality by 2050: Minister

Brazil's environment minister, Ricardo Salles, told Reuters on Friday that Brazil would need to receive $10 billion annually in foreign aid in order to reach economy-wide net zero carbon emissions by ...

Brazil needs $10b a year in aid for carbon neutrality by 2050: Minister

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 138.8m

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 138.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.98 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University

A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab from a man to conduct free nucleic acid tests for residents in the residential compound, after new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were found in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China on 19 July 2020.

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 138m

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 138 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.97 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University

Women wearing face masks talk at the Yiwu Wholesale Market following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, China on 2 June 2020
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