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A ship stops on a stretch of the duckweed-covered Dianpu River in Minhang District yesterday. High nutrient levels and rising temperatures have contributed to the growth of algae, which is clogging up smaller waterways.

Going green

A ship stops on a stretch of the duckweed-covered Dianpu River in Minhang District yesterday. High nutrient levels and rising temperatures have contributed to the growth of algae, which is clogging up smaller waterways.

Giant pandas in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The number of wild giant pandas in Sichuan has risen in the past decade, according to figures released yesterday by the provincial forestry department.

Giant panda population is 15% bigger

Giant pandas in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The number of wild giant pandas in Sichuan has risen in the past decade, according to figures released yesterday by the provincial forestry department.

Rescue workers carry the body of a miner from the site of a landslide in a jade mining area on the outskirts of Hpakant in Myanmar’s northern Kachin State. At least 13 people have died and many more are missing, believed buried under rubble.

13 dead in landslide

Rescue workers carry the body of a miner from the site of a landslide in a jade mining area on the outskirts of Hpakant in Myanmar’s northern Kachin State. At least 13 people have died and many more are missing, believed buried under rubble.


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