A WEED GROWN OUT OF CONTROL

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The world’s fastest growing plant is harming the fishing industry, agriculture, and local tourism in northwestern Ethiopia, the source of the Blue Nile.

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UN Climate Change Conference opens in Poland

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A program to save Uganda’s chimps launched

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Singaporean students win Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2018

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