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Brazil dismantles large deforestation gang

SÃO PAULO—The “largest deforestation gang” active in Brazil’s Amazon rain forest has been dismantled, authorities said on Thursday.

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Reviving rivers at intl summit in Marikina

RIVERS have played key roles in the world’s earliest civilizations. Early human settlements lived along the river. Rivers fed their food crops and animals. People who navigated rivers upstream enabled the first exchange among riparian communities both in trade and culture.

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Listed them as threatened US protects 20 coral species

WASHINGTON—The US government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change.

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