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Billions of people depend on wild species for food, fuel and income │ GMA News Online

UN biodiversity experts said Friday that the rampant exploitation of nature poses a threat to the well-being of billions of people around the world who depend on wild species for food, energy and income. From fishing and logging to using wild plants in medicine and perfume, societies across the planet use species that have not …

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Explainer: Why does China deny that Hong Kong was a British colony?

BEIJING (AFP) – Hong Kong is preparing to offer new middle school textbooks that deny the Chinese territory was ever a British colony. China’s communist rulers say the semi-autonomous city and the neighboring former Portuguese colony of Macau were only occupied by foreign powers and that China did not relinquish its sovereignty over it. It’s …

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