Earthquake alerts are being incorporated into Android, Google’s mobile operating system, the company has announced.
Human damage to biodiversity is leading us into a pandemic era. The virus that causes COVID-19, for example, is linked to similar viruses in bats, which may have been passed to humans via pangolins or another species.
A new study of Greenland’s shrinking ice sheet reveals that many of the island’s glaciers are not only retreating, but are also undergoing other physical changes.
The UN chief said on Monday that “When journalists are targeted, “societies as a whole pay a price”.
In response to restrictive COVID-19 measures, a Sierra Leonean man in Germany’s Bad Belzig is winning the hearts of the townsfolk by becoming a beekeeper. He’s already turning his venture into a sweet success.
As the COVID‑19 crisis unfolded into a human rights emergency, the Geneva-based Human Rights Council and its mandate holders quickly mobilized to carry out their work despite multiple challenges, its President told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today, as some delegates raised questions about bias and favouritism.
The police made regular arrests of opposition candidates and broke up heir rallies. To what extent were the police – and by extension the government – a factor in the eventual outcomes?