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Baby elephant abduction ban

An international agreement has made it illegal to take wild elephant cubs from their parents and selling them off to zoos worldwide.

Far fewer die from AIDS

Since 2010, the number of aids deaths in the world have decreased by a third. Better access to medicine plays a big part.

No more measles in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has now managed to completely get rid of the children’s disease measles. The island nation vaccinates nearly every child against the disease.

Cleaner air saves lives

In the USA, annual deaths from air pollution were nearly halved from 1990 to 2010, according to new data. The change follows action for cleaner air.

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During the past year, four additional countries have successfully destroyed their entire stockpile of cluster bombs.

Four countries scrap their cluster bombs

During the past year, four additional countries have successfully destroyed their entire stockpile of cluster bombs.

Billions of people all over the world live without an official address or identity, and it makes almost everything in life difficult or impossible. But new technology allows everyone to tell where they live - with just three words.
What do California, Rwanda and Morocco have in common? They have all turned the plastic bag down

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