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How Gorongosa National Park battles Covid-19 and not only

Gorongosa National Park, in central Mozambique, on the southern edge of the Great Rift Valley, is home to one of the largest wildlife reserves in Africa. But for park officials, protecting wildlife is just one of the many responsibilities they take. Socioeconomic…
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UN organizes summit on post-pandemic global governance

Niger, acting president of the UN Security Council, will organize on September 24 a video conference of heads of state on the future of world governance after the pandemic, the Nigerian ambassador announced today. “On the 24th we will have a debate at the summit on…
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Virus despair forces girls across Asia into child marriage

Tens of thousands of girls across Asia are being forced into marriage by desperate families plunged into poverty because of the coronavirus pandemic, as campaigners warn years of progress tackling the practice is being undone. Child marriage has long been common in…
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Pandemic deprives 463 million children of education

The Covid-19 pandemic deprived 463 million children, who were unable to take distance classes, during the school closure period, according to a report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published this Wednesday ( 26). “The large number of children…
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Americas suffer "mental health crisis" because of the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic caused an unprecedented “mental health crisis” on the American continent, PAHO warned Tuesday, as infections once again set off alarms in Spain and started a new phase in the Asia-Pacific region. According to the WHO regional office for…