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At COP15 summit, UN announces nature restoration priorities through 2030

China Zhijiang Yunhe rice terraces

London, UKReuters The United Nations on Tuesday announced its top priorities for restoring ecosystems from South America’s Atlantic Forest to the Ganges River in India.  With countries negotiating a global conservation pact at the UN nature summit in Montreal, the UN sought to boost momentum by naming 10 flagship restoration initiatives to receive funding and […]

Bodies float down Ganges as nearly 4,000 more die of COVID in India

India New Delhi crematorium worker

Lucknow, IndiaReuters Scores of bodies are washing up on the banks of the Ganges as Indians fail to keep pace with the deaths and cremations of around 4,000 people a day from the novel coronavirus. India currently accounts for one in three of the reported deaths from coronavirus around the world, according to a Reuters […]