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COVID-19 could wipe out global gains in equality for women at work

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July’s virtual Tour de France will include women for the first time in history

For over a century, the Tour has been a men-only event — but things are...


A WHO-UNICEF initiative is fighting so everyone can wash their hands against COVID-19

Nearly half of the world population can’t wash their hands at home.


Netherlands proposes to end fur farming

All mink farms could be closed by the end of 2020.

Covid-19: Immunity may be more widespread than tests suggest

People testing negative for coronavirus antibodies may still have some immunity, a study has suggested.

US buys nearly all of Gilead's Covid-19 drug remdesivir

The US is buying nearly all the next three months' projected production of Covid-19 treatment remdesivir from US manufacturer Gilead.

A teaspoon of soil from the Amazon contains as many as 1,800 microscopic life forms

At least 400 of them are fungi.

A new species of pygmy seahorse discovered in South Africa

This newly discovered seahorse is about the size of a lentil and its nearest relative lives 8,000 km away.

South Africa started testing a COVID-19 vaccine this week

The country has the highest number of cases of coronavirus in Africa.

New bionic eye may restore sight to visually impaired people

Researchers have developed a curved artificial retina that mimics a natural eye.


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New bionic eye may restore sight to visually impaired people

Researchers have developed a curved artificial retina that mimics a natural eye.

Ireland on the verge of its greenest government ever

Ireland stands on the brink of putting climate change at the heart of its government if Green Party members vote in favour of a new coalitio...

Germany will require all gas stations to provide EV charging

Germany is looking at going greener as part of its new economic recovery plan. Part of this package includes a push to encourage the greater...

Economic fallout from COVID-19 could thrust hundreds of millions more into poverty

"Extreme poverty in Australia's immediate region is likely to skyrocket.”

Newborn Mexican triplets test positive for coronavirus in 'unprecedented' case

Newborn triplets in Mexico have tested positive for coronavirus in an "unprecedented" case, according to local health authorities.

Murders of South African women surge as 9-week lockdown eases

Campaigners are calling for tougher police action on violence against women.

New implant brings hope to people with paralysis

A brain implant being developed at Battelle Memorial Hospital may help people regain use of their muscles.

Planting new forests 'can do more harm than good'

Rather than benefiting the environment, large-scale tree planting may do the opposite, two new studies have found.



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Velatón for Colombia

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Campaign against abuse

Wildlife scientists examine the great 'human pause'

Researchers have launched an initiative to track wildlife before, during and after the coronavirus lockdown.

How are vaccines actually developed and how long will one against COVID-19 take?

Vaccine development is complex. But efforts to produce one for COVID-19 are making progress.

A bald eagle nest has been spotted on Cape Cod

This is the first sighting in 115 years.

Climate crisis linked to pegnancy complications

Research reveals the dangers of heat and pollution for pregnant women, affecting Black mothers most.

One-fifth of Earth's ocean floor is now mapped

The initiative that seeks to galvanise the creation of a full map of the ocean floor says one-fifth of this task has now been completed.

Australia: The number of climate deniers is more than double the global average

Ten percent of Australians consider climate change to be not very serious.