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Updates on the coronavirus pandemic
‘Lake bagging’ is trending. What is it, and how can you do it safely?
See how rural India has been overrun by the pandemic's second wave
World leaders pledge 870 million doses to global vaccination drive
‘We're still on a march forward for absolute equality.’
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Fossils of rhino taller than a giraffe found in China
Fossils of rhino taller than a giraffe found in China
These blind mice can ‘see’ with their ears
These blind mice can ‘see’ with their ears
Too hot to live: Millions worldwide will face unbearable temperatures
Too hot to live: Millions worldwide will face unbearable temperatures

Travel

Explore Alaska’s Wild Wonders
Explore Alaska’s Wild Wonders
Experience the Magic of the Galápagos
Experience the Magic of the Galápagos
Top Destinations to Explore in 2022
Top Destinations to Explore in 2022

Latest Stories

‘Lake bagging’ is trending. What is it, and how can you do it safely?
This Mexican community also celebrates Juneteenth
Where can U.S. travelers go in Southern Europe now?
Make a splash on your next Texas adventure
How LGBTQ youth are building community through conservation work
The Next Generation's Champion of Chimps
Amid war and famine, one woman is fighting to protect a unique group of endangered chimpanzees in Nigeria.

July 2021 Issue

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How L.A.'s urban tree canopy reveals hidden inequities
How L.A.'s urban tree canopy reveals hidden inequities
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In This Issue

The world is getting hotter. We must adapt to it equitably.
See the fabulous fossils unearthed in a garbage dump
Most new infectious diseases spill over from animals to humans
Gold is a toxic lure in the world’s highest settlement
My shark photo took over the internet, inspiring countless fakes and real awareness

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