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New Zealand kea, the world’s only alpine parrot, faces extinction

The intelligent, playful birds are under threat from non-native predators and also from farmers who see them as pests The worlds only alpine parrot is at threat of extinction in New ...

How do you stop fly-tipping and littering? – BBC News

In Hong Kong a campaign group used the DNA found on litter to create a photo-fit picture of the alleged culprits. “The Face of Litter” was used by Hong Kong Cleanup ...

New York explosion leaves dozens injured

New York (CNN)[Breaking news update at 11:57 p.m.] At least 24 of those injured in the explosion have been hospitalized, the fire department says. The ...

Is a hospital a useful unit of spending? – BBC News

Image copyright PA Image caption The controversial Vote Leave campaign bus MEP Daniel Hannan tweeted: “According to the European Court of Auditors, 7 billion of the 2013 ...

Hangzhou: The little-known Chinese cuisine everyone should try

Hangzhou, China (CNN)“When the mail from San Pellegrino arrived for the first time, we ignored it,” says Colin Cheng, one of the chefs behind 28 Hubin Road. Cheng and ...

Lost cities #8: mystery of Cahokia why did North America’s largest city vanish?

Long before Columbus reached the Americas, Cahokia was the biggest, most cosmopolitan city north of Mexico. Yet by 1350 it had been deserted by its native inhabitants the Mississippians ...

8 new hotels with surprising past lives

(CNN)Model T Fords used to roll across the floors of a vast, century-old building that now houses contemporary art and hotel guests. Wriggling youngsters once occupied a former YMCA ...

20 of Brazil’s most beautiful places

(CNN)The Olympics may take center stage in Brazil over the next month or so, but if you’re traveling here, it’s worth taking time away from the bars, stadiums and TV screens ...

World’s coolest department stores

(CNN)Imagine a shop where you can buy everything… OK, OK, yes we’ve heard of the Internet, but we were thinking of an actual real-life shop. Moscow’s ...

Democratic convention speeches Day 1: CNN vets the claims

(CNN)The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Monday for the first night of its convention, and CNN’s Reality Check Team put the speakers’ statements and assertions ...
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