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The World’s Rarest Turtle Has a Shot at Escaping Extinction

The World’s Rarest Turtle Has a Shot at Escaping Extinction

The World’s Rarest Turtle Has a Shot at Escaping Extinction The World’s Rarest Turtle Has a Shot at Escaping Extinction In 2019, the world’s rarest turtle suffered a staggering loss. The last known female of the species, Swinhoe’s softshell turtle, died after an artificial insemination procedure at the Chinese zoo where she and her mate lived. This left the confirmed …

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Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say

Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say

Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say In a hidden valley on an Indonesian island, there is a cave decorated with what may be the oldest figurative art ever glimpsed by modern eyes. The vivid depiction of a wild pig, outlined and filled in with …

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China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing

China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing

China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing SYDNEY, Australia — China is forcing Australia to confront what many countries are concluding: The coal era is coming to an end. China has now officially blocked coal imports from Australia after months of vague restrictions that dramatically …

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Man’s Best Friend: The world’s most beloved pet photographer turns his lens on our canine companions

Boxers, Long Island, New York, 1958

Man’s Best Friend: The world’s most beloved pet photographer turns his lens on our canine companions Man’s Best Friend: The world’s most beloved pet photographer turns his lens on our canine companions The world appears to be divided into cat and dog lovers, but fortunately Walter Chandoha found himself happily in the middle. He loved these intriguing creatures equally for their unique …

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A Ride on the Assembly Line With the World’s Most Famous Chalk

A Ride on the Assembly Line With the World’s Most Famous Chalk

A Ride on the Assembly Line With the World’s Most Famous Chalk A Ride on the Assembly Line With the World’s Most Famous Chalk The bright-white sticks drop one by one into the whir and clatter of a weatherworn piece of machinery, where they are stamped with the most celebrated name in chalk: Hagoromo. The early stages of the process …

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Why Did the World’s Fastest Man Miss Drug Tests — and a Shot at the Olympics?

Why Did the World’s Fastest Man Miss Drug Tests — and a Shot at the Olympics?

Why Did the World’s Fastest Man Miss Drug Tests — and a Shot at the Olympics? Why Did the World’s Fastest Man Miss Drug Tests — and a Shot at the Olympics? “The Christian Coleman we all know does things the right way — from how he trains, to how he competes, to how he treats others,” Alford-Sullivan said. As …

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Pope Criticizes Lack of Unity in World’s Response to Coronavirus

Pope Criticizes Lack of Unity in World’s Response to Coronavirus

Pope Criticizes Lack of Unity in World’s Response to Coronavirus Pope Criticizes Lack of Unity in World’s Response to Coronavirus ROME — Pope Francis criticized the failures of global cooperation in response to the coronavirus pandemic in a document released on Sunday that underscores the priorities of his pontificate. “As I was writing this letter, the Covid-19 pandemic unexpectedly erupted, …

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As Covid-19 Closes Schools, the World’s Children Go to Work

As Covid-19 Closes Schools, the World’s Children Go to Work

As Covid-19 Closes Schools, the World’s Children Go to Work As Covid-19 Closes Schools, the World’s Children Go to Work TUMAKURU, India — Every morning in front of the Devaraj Urs public housing apartment blocks on the outskirts of the city of Tumakuru, a swarm of children pours into the street. They are not going to school. Instead of backpacks …

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First Famines of Coronavirus Era Are at World’s Doorstep, U.N. Warns

First Famines of Coronavirus Era Are at World’s Doorstep, U.N. Warns

First Famines of Coronavirus Era Are at World’s Doorstep, U.N. Warns First Famines of Coronavirus Era Are at World’s Doorstep, U.N. Warns The first famines of the coronavirus era could soon hit four chronically food-deprived conflict areas — Yemen, South Sudan, northeast Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo — the top humanitarian official of the United Nations has warned. …

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India’s Covid Outbreak Is Now the World’s Fastest-Growing

India’s Covid Outbreak Is Now the World’s Fastest-Growing

India’s Covid Outbreak Is Now the World’s Fastest-Growing India’s Covid Outbreak Is Now the World’s Fastest-Growing NEW DELHI — India now has the fastest-growing coronavirus caseload of any country in the world, reporting more than 75,000 new infections per day. Crowded cities, lockdown fatigue and a lack of contact tracing have spread Covid-19 to every corner of this country of …

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