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Updates on the coronavirus pandemic
Why pregnant women in India still are not eligible for COVID-19 vaccines
Why ‘tiny forests’ are popping up in big cities
Is this Danish city the fairy-tale capital of the world?
Mexico’s cowboys struggle to maintain traditional lifestyle
Whales don’t spray water from their blowholes and other myths, debunked
These primitive, deep-sea fish live to 100, surprising scientists
These primitive, deep-sea fish live to 100, surprising scientists
Soils found in Antarctica seem to contain no life
Soils found in Antarctica seem to contain no life
The fireflies are twinkling in the Great Smokies
The fireflies are twinkling in the Great Smokies

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

Is this Danish city the fairy-tale capital of the world?
‘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
Olympic Training During a Pandemic
In collaboration with ESPN, we follow an Olympic high jumper dead set on making it to the Tokyo Games this year—while also battling long-haul symptoms of COVID-19.

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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