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Fewer advertisers but more subscribers to the Nordic news media during the pandemic

The corona pandemic has had a major impact on the Nordic news media. At the same time as advertising revenues have fallen drastically, interest among…

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National poll: Pandemic has negatively impacted teens’ mental health

For teens, pandemic restrictions may have meant months of virtual school, less time with friends and canceling activities like sports, band concerts and prom. And…

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Legal wildlife trade needs monitoring to reduce risk of a new pandemic

With three out of four newly emerging infectious human diseases originating in animals, there is an urgent need to monitor the legal trade in wildlife,…

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Pandemic recovery presents historic opportunity to ensure human rights for all: Guterres

Human rights have been battered in the COVID-19 pandemic but recovery represents a chance to improve on the status quo and finally ensure dignity for…

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Pandemic Got You Down? A Little Nature Could Help

Researchers have long been aware of the positive impact of a connection with nature on psychological health and, according to a new study published in…

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Shining a light on sexually exploited women and girls forced into crime

UN human rights experts are warning of a direct link between the pandemic, socio-economic vulnerability and the risk of exploitation, including forced labour or being…

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Air travel down 60 per cent, as airline industry losses top $370 billion: ICAO

A new report from the UN’s air transportation agency confirms there was a “dramatic” fall in international air travel due to COVID-19, of around 60…

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Two billion COVID vaccine doses secured, WHO says end of pandemic is in sight

  The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is the first vaccine to be made readily available in some parts of the world. The end of the pandemic…

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The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact On The Electricity Sector

A cross-domain, open-access data hub created by Texas A&M researchers shows the effects human mobility has on the United States’ electricity markets. Researchers in the…

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Global agreement on migration ‘taking root’ despite pandemic challenge: Guterres

The Global Compact for Migration, adopted by countries in 2018 as a comprehensive framework for cooperation on international migration, is “taking root in promising ways”,…

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