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Income opportunity gap, gender-based violence, domestic work burden: What's holding back women in Zimbabwe?

India, March 6 -- Around 79% of the burden of water fetching responsibilities in Zimbabwe falls on women Women in Zimbabwe face discrimination on many fronts, although the country ranks better than s... Read More


Of every 3 teachers needed globally, 1 is required in sub-Saharan Africa: UNESCO

India, March 6 -- Only nine of region's 46 countriesprojected to meettarget to ensure universal primary education by 2030, according to the report A recent report by UNESCO shows worrying findings re... Read More


North America's Great Lakes, Earth's largest freshwater store, record 'historically low' ice levels

India, March 5 -- Above average temperatures, coupled with diminishing blasts of Arctic air have lessened ice in the region; El Nino also responsible for this winter The five storied lakes of North A... Read More


What is 'dry ice', at the centre of the Gurugram restaurant incident?

India, March 5 -- The solid form of carbon dioxidecommonly used as a cooling agentin ice cream & frozen desserts must never be touched with 'bare hands', let alone ingested, warn FSSAI, FDA & CDC 'Dr... Read More


Why do bees have queens? 2 biologists explain this insect's social structure - and why some bees don't have a queen at all

India, March 5 -- The division of labour and the complex hive structures help explain why there are bees with queens Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you'd li... Read More


COM2024: Africa's massive debt hurdle for development, ministers call for global financial architecture overhaul

India, March 5 -- Debt interest payments taking away large portion of revenue thatcould help achieve Sustainable Development Goals Africa's debt crisis is high on the agenda of the meeting of the con... Read More


Rural poor lose 5% of income to heat stress every year, more vulnerable to future climate risks

India, March 5 -- Every day of extreme precipitation causes poor households to lose 0.8 per cent of their incomes relative to non-poor households With every day of extreme heat, poor rural households... Read More


At peak value of 2degC above average sea surface temperature, 2023-24 El Nino among strongest on record

India, March 5 -- Climate phenomenon to keep temperatures above normal and influence regional rainfall The 2023-24 El Nino phenomenon, experienced globally, is one of the five strongest on record, th... Read More


Arctic could go without ice for first time by 2030 under all emission scenarios: Study

India, March 5 -- First ice-free day in the Arctic could occur over 10 years earlier than previous projections;frequency of ice-free conditions to increase by 2050 The Arctic is projected to go ice-f... Read More


We must catalyse innovation towards sustainable finance to enhance India's climate resilience

India, March 5 -- Tapping the vibrant innovation ecosystem and enabling smooth green finance can drive the adoption of sustainable projects Climate change remains one of the key global concerns of th... Read More