A rare Sumatran rhino was born in Indonesia’s Way Kambas National Park, marking the second birth in 2023 for the critically endangered species with fewer than 80 remaining worldwide. The event is significant for conservation efforts amid severe threats like poaching and climate change. Indonesia is actively working to protect both Sumatran and Javan rhino populations.
Delegates from fossil fuel industries attended UN climate talks 7,200 times in 20 years, with major oil companies like ExxonMobil and Chevron securing 267 accreditations. Concerns arise over their influence at COP28 in Dubai. Lobbyists from top polluters attended 6,581 times, sparking worries about underreporting.