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June 15, 2019

Interview: This Man Is Caring for the Last Two Northern White Rhinos on Earth

Every day, an ever-growing number of plant and animal species risk extinction. While most of us only occasionally face this fact, James Mwenda, a conservationist at Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy, deals with it on a daily basis. Tasked with the job of protecting two critically endangered northern white rhinos, Mwenda’s role as a caregiver carries a lot of weight—especially since this pair is the last of their subspecies.

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April 5, 2019

Interview: People Wear Inner Thoughts on Their Skin for Mental Health Awareness

In a powerful new portrait series, photographer Charlie Clift aims to spark a conversation about mental health. Let’s Talk asks ordinary people who have suffered from mental health issues to open themselves up and share what goes on inside their minds. Their words are then transformed into artistic hand lettering across their skin by artist Kate Forrester, allowing their inner thoughts to come out in Clift’s moving portraits.

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March 15, 2019

Thousands of Students Are Skipping School to Protest Climate Change

On March 15, 2019, students from over 100 countries are skipping school and gathering in protest of climate change. With picket signs in hand, these young activists are setting up camp outside of government buildings—from tiny town halls to meeting points for parliaments—in a bid to prompt politicians to take action. This global manifestation is a part of #FridaysForFuture, a movement started by Greta Thunberg, a teenage activist.

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