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Live Updates: Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Leaves Democrats a Big Choice
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Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine and one of the key negotiators of a bipartisan proposal, made the pitch for her group's plan on CBS's "Face The Nation." 1
"We have five Republicans and five Democrats who got together to hammer out the framework for a targeted, responsible infrastructure package," she said. 1
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UK to trial 'highly protected marine areas' in win for ocean campaigners
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More than 97% of British offshore marine protected areas (MPAs), designed to safeguard habitats and biodiversity, are being dredged and bottom trawled, according to data published by the Guardian. 1
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The Blue Marine Foundation said the pilot risks glossing over the "currently lamentable" system of MPAs around the UK. 1Nearly 40% of the country's territorial waters are covered by MPAs. 1
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A Single Fire Killed At Least 10% Of The World's Giant Sequoias, Study Says
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That equates to 10% to 14% of the world's mature giant sequoia population, the newspaper said. 1
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These trees have lived for thousands of years. 1
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"One-hundred years of fire suppression, combined with climate change-driven hotter droughts, have changed how fires burn in the southern Sierra and that change has been very bad for sequoia," Brigham said. 1
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Why Kenya is trying to count every single animal
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In the span of the pandemic, Kenya has seen a baby boom of over 200 elephants, or "Covid gifts" as Balala calls them. 1
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We need to rethink and remodel our way of doing things so that we can survive until tourism rebounces," he tells CNN. 1
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Boris Johnson's 'Global Britain' Makes Shaky Start at G7 Summit
The prime minister's plan to introduce his vision of a nimble, trade-savvy U.K. was upended by a spat over Northern Ireland.
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Summit coverage highlights the tension between global and domestic affairs
This weekend, global leaders of the seven wealthy democratic nations known as the G-7-the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the UK-met for their annual summit, along with leaders from Australia, India, South Korea, and South Africa.
Artists on Artists to Watch, and Maybe Even Collect
We asked 16 established names to suggest a fellow talent they feel should be better known.
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