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Covid-19: UN body postpones its flagship climate meet COP26 devastation

The COVID-19 spread has forced the UN body to postpone its flagship annual climate change conference which was scheduled to be held at Glasgow in United Kingdom (UK) in November. This crucial meet will now be held in 2021 -- the first year of the operationalisation of the the Paris Agreement.

2 Apr 2020 6:00 pm
Africas rare mountain gorillas also at virus risk

Congos Virunga National Park, home to about a third of the worlds mountain gorillas, is barring visitors until June 1, citing advice from scientific experts indicating that primates, including mountain gorillas, are likely susceptible to complications arising from the Covid-19 virus.

25 Mar 2020 10:00 am