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Updates on the coronavirus pandemic
Eye-catching abstract photos reveal mining’s scars on our planet
Conservation can’t just be a popularity contest
Here’s how whales sing, from yaps to fin slaps
See how our dynamic, mysterious ocean flows—and why it's at risk
The real story behind the world’s ‘wandering rocks’
Why women's basketball still fights for equal recognition
Why women's basketball still fights for equal recognition
Hundreds of new insects discovered in the Amazon’s canopy
Hundreds of new insects discovered in the Amazon’s canopy

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Explore Alaska’s Wild Wonders
Explore Alaska’s Wild Wonders
Experience the Magic of the Galápagos
Experience the Magic of the Galápagos
Explore America’s National Parks
Explore America’s National Parks

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Sylvia Earle and marine scientists work to protect our oceans’ ecosystem.
Why bad trips can make for great stories
Challenges surround vaccine passports
What happens to street animals when tourists suddenly disappear?
Why you shouldn’t fear a little mud on your next hike

April 2021 Issue

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Air pollution kills millions every year, like a ‘pandemic in slow motion’
Air pollution kills millions every year, like a ‘pandemic in slow motion’
See how polluted air attacks our bodies
See how polluted air attacks our bodies
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In This Issue

The songs that defined Aretha Franklin’s record-breaking career
How pain and passion shaped the genius of Aretha Franklin
How America’s most endangered cat could help save Florida
A world ablaze: These maps show the devastating paths of wildfires
An urgent question hangs over catastrophic wildfires: What’s in that toxic smoke?

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