When Angelica turned 30, she realized there was no future for her in Honduras.
How coronavirus has halted Central American migration to the US
Men and women cluster around plastic wash basins hastily set up outside one of northeast Nigeria's sprawling displaced persons’ camps, lathering their hands with soap under the gaze of security personnel.
Virus fear stalks Nigeria displaced camps
The US government’s efforts to clean up Cold War-era waste from nuclear research and bomb making at federal sites around the country has lumbered along for decades, often at a pace that watchdogs and other critics say threatens public health and the environment.
Cleanup of US nuclear waste takes back seat as virus spreads
It is encouraging that the US President Donald Trump administration and Republicans are citing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and science-based information and recommendations regarding COVID-19. But what about other pending crises?
Time to address climate change impact
Carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War Two this year as the coronavirus outbreak brings economies to a virtual standstill, according to the chair of a network of scientists providing benchmark emissions data.
Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War Two
UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has further enhanced its emergency support to the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
UNHCR distributes much-needed aid to refugees in Iran to protect against COVID-19
Co-Written by Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin*
To help stem coronavirus, lift sanctions on Iran
As epidemiologists work round the clock to calculate the mortality rate of COVID-19, its ease of transmission and other vital statistics, a different group of experts are interrogating the role that human psychology could play in the unfolding pandemic.
Behavioral scientists form new front in battle against coronavirus

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