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Watering plants in Ethioipa: how young lives have been affected by COVID-19. © Young Lives / Mulugeta Gebrekidan

Hunger, lost income and increased anxiety: how coronavirus lockdowns put huge pressure on young people around the world

New survey shows the impact of coronavirus lockdowns on young people in Vietnam, India, Ethiopia and Peru.
A fisherman removes a fishing net laid out to dry on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, on May 5 2020. Francis Mascarenhas/Antara Foto/Reuters

How COVID-19 worsens hunger in India, the world’s largest food basket

The pandemic has disrupted local, regional and national supply chains, making the problem of hunger in India much worse.
Much of India experiences both extreme heat and extreme air pollution, as seen in this photo of the Akshardham Hindu temple. Days with both are going to increase. Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images

Days with both extreme heat and extreme air pollution are becoming more common – which can’t be a good thing for global health

In South Asia, days with both extreme heat and extreme pollution are expected to increase 175% by 2050. Separately, the health effects are bad; together they will likely be worse.
Anger in Kathmandu: activists protested outside the Indian embassy in May after the construction of a link road between India and Tibet. Narendra Shrestha/EPA

Nepal is caught in the middle of India-China border tensions

Nepal is angry that India is encroaching into the Kalpani region of the Himalayas, which Nepal claims as its own.

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