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Poor, vulnerable countries face disaster from coronavirus

Poor, vulnerable countries face disaster from coronavirus

It is simply not true that this virus is a great leveller. The most vulnerable countries are facing disaster unlike anything richer states have seen.

Open defecation: How are 22 million Pakistanis living without basic sanitation?

Open defecation: How are 22 million Pakistanis living without basic sanitation?

One in 10 Pakistanis lack access to sanitary toilets, enabling diseases like typhoid, polio, and cholera to flourish. How is the problem being addressed as Covid-19 cases spike in the country of 200 million?

Deep emissions cuts this decade could prevent ‘abrupt ecological collapse’

Deep emissions cuts this decade could prevent ‘abrupt ecological collapse’

Swift global action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could prevent the “abrupt” collapse of ecosystems, which may otherwise begin within the next few decades, a study finds.

Coronavirus thumps palm oil demand

Coronavirus thumps palm oil demand

Supply chain disruption and shrinking profits could hinder the expansion of ethical production amid the global pandemic.