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What COVID-19 taught us about risk in a complex, inter-connected world

A new UN report has shed fresh light on the ways that the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed cascading risks, particularly on vulnerable people, worldwide.

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A table-type coral nursery growing several species, including the almost extinct Acroporas in the Caribbean.
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A table-type coral nursery growing several species, including the almost extinct Acroporas in the Caribbean.

Exploring the largest ocean reef restoration project in the Americas: ‘One Million Corals for Colombia’

Climate and EnvironmentThe marine treasures of Colombia are often overlooked, as the country is known more for its mountains and the colourful towns that dot its coffee region. But just below the waves, a vibrant undersea world with over a thousand square kilometres of coral reef awaits those who take the plunge.

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Marceline supported by her friend in Central African Republic.
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Life after Conflict – Family and connection

Exploring how our deepest loves and connections shape us, in the face of harm and loss, as well as drive us to continue, even after conflict.

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US Supreme Court ruling on environmental protection ‘a setback in our fight against climate change’

Climate and Environment The ruling by the United States Supreme Court against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, is “a setback in our fight against climate change” said the UN Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric.

A view from the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant in Iran. (file)
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‘Effort and patience’ required to restore Iran nuclear agreement

Peace and Security Despite diplomatic engagements, restoring the so-called Iran nuclear agreement continues to be hindered by political and technical differences, the UN political and peacebuilding chief told the Security Council on Thursday.