This is the third round of talks to develop an international legally binding deal that includes plastic waste in the ocean.
Negotiators reached the 30% by 2030 or "30 by 30" deal – which would improve on the 17% of land and 10% of water now protected – just as the almost two-week United Nations Biodiversity Conference, or COP15, was due to end.
The Group of 20's final communiqué expressed concern about the future direction of the World Trade Organization, which U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to leave.
The U.N.'s new human rights chief and UNICEF are generating thousands of engagements on Twitter, another sign of how indispensable social media has become for organizations.
The United Nations and UNICEF are the most popular organizations on Twitter, where U.S. President Donald Trump has overtaken Pope Francis in the most-followed ranking.
By the start of 2018, the governments of 92% of the U.N.'s 193 member nations belonged to the Twitterverse. Their participation helped turn the social media platform into 'the indispensable news wire' for international organizations.