SmartGreen Post The United Nations decided to dedicate the decade 2021-2030 to the ‘restoration of ecosystems on every continent and every ocean’. Indeed, damaged ecosystems’ rehabilitation could actually play an essential role in the fight against poverty and climate change.
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Al Jazeera Two years ago, Nicola Bayless was taking her evening walk in Happisburgh, a tiny village on the eastern coast of England, when a big chunk of the cliff fell down. “It sounded like thunder. Like a click of fingers and it’s gone. You had no chances if you stood under that,” she recalls while sitting on the front step of her home overlooking the sea.
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Reset The lights of San Antonio, the English quarter of Ibiza, are down. Its tiny streets, normally packed with British tourists partying at the many bars and nightclubs, are empty. This year, Europe’s most famous party island in the Balearic Islands of Spain is experiencing a summer season unlike any other.
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Is COVID-19 really making people quit smoking?
Reset Before the lockdown, 25-year-old Elena Buzzo liked to smoke a few cigarettes while having a beer with her university friends in Dublin. But when Italy closed its borders in early March, she moved back to her parents’ flat and stopped smoking. Since then, she has only smoked three cigarettes in over two months.