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A Brutal Disease Kills Monkeys. Flies Could Be Spreading It.

In the jungles of Ivory Coast, monkeys and chimps forage for food, sleep in trees and…

Running on Top of the World

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The Glamping Sites Pitching New Luxury

As more travelers indicate a desire to escape into nature — escapes that include gourmet dining…

‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas

NEWPORT, R.I. — The Point, a waterfront neighborhood here, is one of the largest, best preserved…

Unesco Recognizes Heritage Sites, Ancient to Modern, Around the World

From iron works in Burkina Faso that date back nearly three millenniums, to the fortified and…

NASA Reopens Apollo Mission Control Room That Once Landed Men on Moon

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Man in Critical Condition After Setting Himself on Fire Near the White House

WASHINGTON — A man was hospitalized on Wednesday after apparently setting himself on fire on the…

Botswana Ends Ban on Elephant Hunting

CAPE TOWN — Elephant hunting will resume in Botswana after a five-year prohibition, the government of…

Trilobites: Peering Beneath a Source of El Capitan’s Deadly Rockfalls

El Capitan rises over 3,000 feet above the floor of Yosemite National Park in California. Scaling…

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Broad Plan to Protect Public Lands

Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts unveiled a public lands proposal on Monday, thrusting land-use issues and…

‘Dr. Seuss’s Garden’ Yields a Deep-Sea Discovery, but It Already Faces Threats

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Vietnam’s Empty Forests

Despite long and tragic wars with the Japanese, the French, the Chinese and the United States…

Senegal Dispatch: In Forlorn Park, Lion Cubs Play in Traffic and Elephant Dung Is Met With Delight

NIOKOLO RANGER OUTPOST, Senegal — The nighttime horizon glowed red from fires started by poachers. In…

In Show of Bipartisanship, House Approves a Sweeping Land Conservation Bill

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