The Australian government has accused China of undermining their free trade agreement over a series of actions by Beijing against Australian export goods. In the latest stous with its number one trading partner, China has imposed levies of up to 212 per cent on Australian wine exports.
The health of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the world’s most extensive coral reef ecosystem, is in a critical state and deteriorating as climate change warms the waters around it, an international conservation group said, warning that more than a third of the world’s heritage sites are similarly threatened.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was widely expected to win a second term, buoyed by the compassionate and yet decisive leadership style under the crisis brought by the pandemic this year.
These 12 island nations have a lot in common. They have similar profiles in terms of poverty, numbers of incoming tourists, but as we will see here, all have had slightly different approaches and timelines to protecting themselves from the virus.
Kiribati, an island republic in the South Pacific, is sinking under the sea. The indigenous inhabitants feel the world has forgotten about them or simply does not seem to care about their lives.
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