Over the past decade, the United Arab Emirates has been focusing more and more on high-tech agriculture to provide more local produce to its citizens – an effort that’s paying off more than ever amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown measures have left many in Cape Town struggling to buy the goods they need. But in an unprecedented twist, two rival gangs stopped their war - and joined forces to distribute essential food and supplies to the hungry community.
An annual report has shown 50% more fish populations in 2018 in comparison to 2010, with the European Union achieving a record drop in overfishing within its waters.
A church in Berlin, Germany hosted the Friday Muslim prayers at the end of Ramadan for the worshipers who couldn’t attend their mosque due to social distancing measures that need to be adhered to during religious services.
Unauthorized immigrants in California, U.S., can now apply to receive $500 of coronavirus relief from the state, benefiting around 150,000 undocumented adults who did not qualify to receive the federal cash assistance from the CARES Act passed by Congress.
More and more leaders are pushing for international cooperation to limit the spread of COVID-19: 140 public figures have urged governments to guarantee that once a vaccine is developed, it is swiftly produced and universally distributed for free.
In the first stage of a £2 billion investment, England is using its £250 million emergency active travel fund to set up bike lanes, widen pavements, and create cycle and bus-only corridors and safer junctions in its largest ever boost for cycling and pedestrian space.
After the coronavirus lockdown shut down schools across Germany, students and teachers turned to online classes. To ensure no one is left behind, the nation is investing 550 million euros on laptops and tablets for low-income families in need.
A warehouse in Toronto is welcoming art lovers to drive into its 4,000-square-foot space for an immersive show involving Vincent van Gogh’s works of art – all the while maintaining COVID-19 social distancing measures, of course!
A drone performance streamed live in Rotterdam, the Netherlands ended with drones creating the image of a bright red beating heart up in the sky dedicated to the healthcare staff working hard amid the coronavirus pandemic.