Vietnam is banning wildlife imports and closing wildlife markets; Indians are rediscovering the ‘poor man’s mode of transport’; and researchers have 3D printed the world’s smallest endoscope.
Scientists have developed a double-layered paint that reflects heat and keeps buildings cool; the city of Syndey now runs on 100 percent renewable energy; and Indian startups and billionaires are teaming up to fight Covid-19. More News below:
In the northeast Indian state of Assam, the Akshar School is accepting plastic waste as payment for school; according to the WHO, Argentina and Algeria have officially defeated Malaria.
In India, a Tinder initiative and a Facebook group are revolutionizing pet adoption; Germany has opened the world’s first “eHighway” on the autobahn near Frankfurt; a new study shows that educating children on the effects of climate change might be the most effective way to change their parents’ opinions.