What's up this week? Belize's barrier reef is no longer on UNESCO's List of World Heritage in Danger and more.

  • Thanks to an oil drilling moratorium, development restrictions, and fishing reforms, Belize’s barrier reef is no longer on UNESCO’s List of World Heritage in Danger.
  • Low-carbon energy and renewables now supply 64% of the world’s electricity, up from 50% in 2007.
  • The number of women running America's largest corporations has hit a new high: 37 women were leading a Fortune 500 company in 2020 against only 1 in 1998.
  • The gender literacy gap fell from 16% in 1976 (77% for adult men against 61% for adult women) to 7% in 2017 (90% for men against 83% for women).