A satellite image of a swirling hurricane Men with gas masks and protective suits on The planetary rover Sojourner A large group of refugees huddled together

 HUMAN
 CONFLICT

Refugees &
  War






Men carrying machetes and cheaply made automatic rifles pile into an open jeep and race through a downtown street on a mission of mayhem. Thousands of civilians flock to a mountainside refugee camp where food, water, and shelter are meager or nonexistent, and disease is the biggest killer. Bodies of the weakest lie unattended in the sun.

In an era of great technological advancement, when Earth-orbiting vehicles show continents without political boundaries, war still stalks the planet.




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