With COVID-19 taking away all the attention, World Conservation Day, an occasion to raise awareness of the importance of protecting and conserving natural resources and habitats threatened by imbalances in the ecosystem and the depletion of natural resources, passed off quietly.
Winners of the 13th Conservation Award were honoured in a ceremony attended by a large number of dignitaries.
A restoration centre to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba.
The G7 — Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and United States — were eager to hold their first physical summit since August 2019 to renew ties after the discord of Donald Trump's four years in power.
Since 2008, MOSAIKON has trained over 200 conservation professionals from countries of the southern and eastern Mediterranean region, who conducted research and model field projects as part of their training.