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A Race Against Time to Rescue a Reef From Climate Change

A Race Against Time to Rescue a Reef From Climate Change

A Race Against Time to Rescue a Reef From Climate Change A Race Against Time to Rescue a Reef From Climate Change As soon as the port reopened, they sped to the areas of the reef where they had spent the most time on repairs. Parts were so battered that Dr. García Rivas had trouble recognizing where she was. “I …

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Effort to Rescue Endangered Turtles Becomes a Thanksgiving Odyssey

Effort to Rescue Endangered Turtles Becomes a Thanksgiving Odyssey

Effort to Rescue Endangered Turtles Becomes a Thanksgiving Odyssey Effort to Rescue Endangered Turtles Becomes a Thanksgiving Odyssey The rescue mission was supposed to be simple: fly 30 endangered turtles to their new home in New Orleans from Cape Cod, Mass. Instead, volunteers encountered weather and mechanical setbacks that made the pace of the journey more in keeping with the …

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Kimchi Making at Home Was Going Out of Style. Rural Towns to the Rescue.

Kimchi Making at Home Was Going Out of Style. Rural Towns to the Rescue.

Kimchi Making at Home Was Going Out of Style. Rural Towns to the Rescue. Kimchi Making at Home Was Going Out of Style. Rural Towns to the Rescue. GOESAN, South Korea — The family van was loaded with a precious cargo — 11 brown plastic boxes filled with 150 pounds of kimchi that Ha Si-nae, her husband and three daughters …

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U.K. Diplomat Earns Praise for China River Rescue

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U.K. Diplomat Earns Praise for China River Rescue U.K. Diplomat Earns Praise for China River Rescue Teetering on the edge of a slippery rock, a young woman loses her footing and plunges into a river. Moments later, she flails and then floats face-down as one shocked onlooker screams, “Hurry, hurry, save her!” Within seconds, a man flings off his shoes, …

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Tasmania Whale Rescue Ends With 108 Saved and Over 300 Dead

Tasmania Whale Rescue Ends With 108 Saved and Over 300 Dead

Tasmania Whale Rescue Ends With 108 Saved and Over 300 Dead Tasmania Whale Rescue Ends With 108 Saved and Over 300 Dead SYDNEY, Australia — Wildlife officials in the Australian state of Tasmania began disposing of hundreds of dead pilot whales on Saturday after ending rescue attempts in one of the largest incidents of whale beaching ever recorded globally. In …

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Banksy-Funded Rescue Vessel Evacuated After Distress Call

Banksy-Funded Rescue Vessel Evacuated After Distress Call

Banksy-Funded Rescue Vessel Evacuated After Distress Call Banksy-Funded Rescue Vessel Evacuated After Distress Call The British street artist Banksy has accused European officials of ignoring maritime distress calls from non-Europeans after he helped fund a rescue vessel to deliver humanitarian aid to migrants who have been stranded in the central Mediterranean for days. Hundreds of migrants were transferred to several …

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Oversight Member Blasts the Fed’s Efforts to Rescue Main Street

Oversight Member Blasts the Fed’s Efforts to Rescue Main Street

Oversight Member Blasts the Fed’s Efforts to Rescue Main Street Oversight Member Blasts the Fed’s Efforts to Rescue Main Street WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve’s first-ever attempt to lend money to midsize businesses was destined to be a challenge. The push has proved to be an outright flop, according to a member of the oversight commission charged with monitoring it. …

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‘Sort of semi-irrelevant’: Trump dismisses Republicans’ £1tn coronavirus rescue plan

‘Sort of semi-irrelevant’: Trump dismisses Republicans’ £1tn coronavirus rescue plan

‘Sort of semi-irrelevant’: Trump dismisses Republicans’ £1tn coronavirus rescue plan ‘Sort of semi-irrelevant’: Trump dismisses Republicans’ £1tn coronavirus rescue plan The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Donald Trump dismissed plans for a $1 trillion (£776bn) Republican economic stimulus package aimed at easing the impact of the coronavirus …

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‘Pure Instinct’: The Extraordinary Rescue of 2 French Boys From a Fire

‘Pure Instinct’: The Extraordinary Rescue of 2 French Boys From a Fire

‘Pure Instinct’: The Extraordinary Rescue of 2 French Boys From a Fire ‘Pure Instinct’: The Extraordinary Rescue of 2 French Boys From a Fire “There were maybe five or six of us. We did not plan anything,” one of the rescuers, Athoumani Walid, said in an interview Friday night. “It was pure instinct. We wanted to save them but we …

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It’s Merkel’s Last Rodeo. Will a Pandemic Rescue Deal Seal Her Legacy?

It’s Merkel’s Last Rodeo. Will a Pandemic Rescue Deal Seal Her Legacy?

It’s Merkel’s Last Rodeo. Will a Pandemic Rescue Deal Seal Her Legacy? It’s Merkel’s Last Rodeo. Will a Pandemic Rescue Deal Seal Her Legacy? BRUSSELS — Finishing her 15th year as chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, the European Union’s longest-serving and most respected leader, now has her last, best chance to shape the future of the bloc and her own …

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