July 26, 2021
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Discontent over Fukushima nuclear disaster response casts shadow over Tokyo Olympics

DigitalGlobe via Getty Images via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Some 150 miles from Tokyo’s Olympic venues, calendars that line the walls of empty classrooms remain […]
July 24, 2021
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What to know about PHA biodegradable plastic and how it could help Southeast Asia

ABC News (SUWON, South Korea) — South Korean conglomerate CJ Cheiljedang is jumping into the global market to begin mass production of PHA biodegradable plastic, or polyhydroxyalkanoates. […]
July 24, 2021
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How colonial-era debt helped shape Haiti’s poverty and political unrest

Pawel Gaul/iStock (NEW YORK) — When Haiti won its independence nearly 200 years ago, it came at a hefty price — an estimated $21 billion today. The […]
July 23, 2021
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Nigeria’s men’s team aims for Africa’s 1st Olympic basketball medal

Ethan Miller/Getty Images (TOKYO) — It was one of the most lopsided losses in Olympic basketball history: Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony and Team USA thrashed the […]