The $158 million expedition will see scientists from 19 countries, including Germany, the US, Britain, France, Russia and China.
More than 90 percent of the losses are from 12 species including sparrows, warblers, blackbirds, and finches. Scientists say their findings signaled a widespread ecological crisis.
Data shows 6.2 million children worldwide died in 2018 before their 15th birthday and that more than 290,000 women died due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth in 2017.
Toxic haze from Indonesian forest fires closed thousands of schools across the country and in neighbouring Malaysia amid health concerns.
Hundreds of families in Roubaix are following a “Zero Waste” policy to help the planet while also relieve stress on their wallets.
PM Justin Trudeau, a fervent advocate of the multiculturalism integral to Canadian identity, apologises for wearing brownface makeup to a party at a school where he taught 18 years ago.
Humberto causes outage for nearly 16,000 homes, according to electricity company Belco, as the storm's eye moved closer to Atlantic archipelago.
The library has been established at Idara Al Khair school in the area of New Karachi Town and will be inaugurated on September 23.
Migrants account for 3.5 percent of the world's population today, compared with 2.8 percent in 2000, according to the report prepared by the population division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
A decriminalisation proposal fell five votes short of the 70 required for its approval, with 59 assembly members voting against and six refraining.
The six-day festival, jointly organised by the Turkish Technology Team Foundation and Industry and Technology Ministry, is expected to attract at least one million visitors.
The teenager, who is taking a year off from high school, received a standing ovation from students at The George Washington University in the US capital where the ceremony was held.
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