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Israel, once the model for beating Covid-19, faces new surge of infections

Wednesday 18 August 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

Questions are being raised about the Covid-19 vaccine’s efficacy as Israel, one of the most vaccinated societies, now has one of the highest infection rates in the world, By Isabel Kershner from the New York Times.

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What to know about breakthrough infections and the Delta variant

Friday 13 August 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

Scientific understanding of the coronavirus variant is changing quickly. Here’s a recap of the most important findings. By Apoorva Mandavilli from the New York Times.

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The Maori Vision of Antarctica’s Future

Wednesday 7 July 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

Maori may have been first to reach Antarctica, in the seventh century. But the past matters less than what lies ahead, Indigenous scholars say. By Sabrina Imbler from the New York Times.

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Training the Next Generation of Indigenous Data Scientists

Wednesday 30 June 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

A new workshop explores the right of Indigenous people to govern the collection, ownership and use of their biological and cultural data. By Sabrina Imbler from the New York Times.

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New Zealanders Are Flooding Home. Will the Old Problems Push Them Back Out?

Monday 24 May 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in New Zealand, Regional

More than 50,000 have escaped the pandemic by moving back, offering the country a rare chance to regain talented citizens. But they are confronting entrenched housing and employment challenges.


Another Group of Scientists Calls for Further Inquiry Into Origins of the Coronavirus

Thursday 20 May 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

A group of 18 scientists stated in a letter published in the journal Science that there is not enough evidence to decide whether a natural origin or an accidental laboratory leak caused the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Australia Tells Its Citizens in India Amid COVID Crisis: Don’t Come Home

Monday 3 May 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Australia, Regional

Critics condemned the move to temporarily bar Australians, including children, as unnecessarily harsh, a violation of citizenship principles and a cultural double standard. Officials say the policy is necessary. Via The New York Times.


The Ocean’s Youngest Monsters Are Ready for Glamour Shots

Thursday 1 April 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

Divers practicing blackwater photography are helping marine scientists gain new insights into fish larvae. By Erik Olsen from The New York Times.

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The Deepest Diver in the History of Free Diving Goes Below the Ice

Wednesday 24 March 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

When the champion free diver Alexey Molchanov stepped onto ice on Lake Baikal in southern Siberia on March 16, the sky was cobalt blue. The sun illuminated the surrounding mountains, the wind was light and the air a balmy minus 10 Celsius. It was the perfect day for a swim, and an opportunity to break yet another world record. Via The New York Times.

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There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way.

Thursday 11 March 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in In Depth

Dozens of countries are backing an effort that would protect 30 percent of Earth’s land and water. Native people, often among the most effective stewards of nature, have been disregarded, or worse, in the past. By Somini Sengupta, Catrin Einhorn and Manuela Andreoni from the New York Times.

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For Travel, a Sustainable Comeback?

Tuesday 2 March 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

With travel stalled for the past 10 months, its sustainable comeback has been a popular topic. Now with Covid-19 vaccines in distribution, and the prospect of travel reviving later this year, some travel operators, local governments and nonprofit organizations are walking the talk, with new eco-oriented programs and trip. By Elaine Glusac from The New York Times.

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NASA Sent a Secret Message to Mars. Meet the People Who Decoded It.

Thursday 25 February 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

As NASA’s Perseverance rover fell through the Martian atmosphere last week, a video camera on the spacecraft captured the breakneck deployment of its parachute, which was decorated with splotches of reddish orange and white. Those splotches were a secret message. By Kenneth Chang from the New York Times.

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A WHO Researcher on His Trip to China Seeking Origins of the Virus

Tuesday 16 February 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

Peter Daszak recently returned from Wuhan, China as a member of the World Health Organisation team that was sent to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. He recently spoke with The New York Times, shedding light on the team’s work. By James Gorman via The New York Times.

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Whale Songs Could Reveal Deep Secrets Beneath the Oceans

Friday 12 February 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Features, In Depth

A team of American scientists are using whale songs to study the earth's deep interior. By Robin George Andrews via The New York Times.

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