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China Is Defensive. The U.S. Is Absent. Can the Rest of the World Fill the Void?

China Is Defensive. The U.S. Is Absent. Can the Rest of the World Fill the Void?

China Is Defensive. The U.S. Is Absent. Can the Rest of the World Fill the Void? China Is Defensive. The U.S. Is Absent. Can the Rest of the World Fill the Void? SYDNEY, Australia — When Australia started pushing for a global inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, no other countries were on board, and officials had no …

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Our Health Is in Danger. Wellness Wants to Fill the Void.

Our Health Is in Danger. Wellness Wants to Fill the Void.

We all have our coping mechanisms, some more productive than others. Lately I’ve found a perverse form of escapism by scrolling through the Instagram feeds of wellness influencers — intuitive nutritionists, adaptogenic alchemists, plant-based-lifestyle evangelists — to see how well they’re doing now. In a word, they are glowing. Miranda Kerr, the model turned organic beauty entrepreneur, is posing with …

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Pablo Escobar’s Hippos Fill a Hole Left Since Ice Age Extinctions

Pablo Escobar’s Hippos Fill a Hole Left Since Ice Age Extinctions

When Pablo Escobar died in 1993, the Colombian drug kingpin’s four adult African hippopotamuses were forgotten. But the fields and ponds along the Magdalena River suited them. One estimate puts their current population at 50 to 80 animals: By 2050 there may be anywhere from 800 to 5,000 in a landscape that never before knew hippos. They aren’t the only …

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