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Coal still makes up the largest part of China’s energy consumption, but Beijing has been shutting coal mines and set out plans last year to cut roughly 1.3 million jobs in the industry. The Chinese government has also moved to restrict the construction of new coal power plants.

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The furthest point from land, the most remote place on Earth, is called the “Oceanic pole of inaccessibility”, which has been nicknamed Point Nemo, after author Jules Verne’s famous seafaring anti-hero Captain Nemo. The name means “no-one” in Latin. The place is so rarely visited by people.

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Air can lead to big problems for your heart. Pollution can come from traffic, factories, power generation, open fires or even cooking with wood.

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Residents angered by persistent water shortages in southern Morocco have taken to the streets in a series of ‘thirsty protests’.

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ACCESS to the precious resources has long been a problem in countries across the Middle East and North Africa. The World Bank estimates that over 60 percent of people there live in areas that suffer from a scarcity of water, compared to a worldwide figure of just 35 percent.

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The bread, made from flour ground from dried crickets as well as wheat flour and seeds, contains more protein than normal wheat bread. Each loaf contains about 70 crickets and costs $4.72, compared with about $3.53 for regular wheat loaf.

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