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Something in the water: life after mercury poisoning From 1932 to 1968, hundreds of tonnes of mercury seeped into the clear waters of Minamata Bay, Japan, causing health and environmental probl... Environment
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India grants citizens the right to freely express sexual orientation A Supreme Court ruling means that members of India's LGBT community are legally able to express their sexuality without discrimination Society
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Gearing up: 5 reasons to explore the world by bicycle Katie Moss and Joseph Thomas explain why they chose to make a 10,000km journey from Vietnam to Nepal entirely by bicycle Opinion
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1bn trees planted in Pakistan in a bid to slow the effects of climate change After decades of deforestation, a province in Pakistan has planted 1bn trees in two years Environment
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Residents transform ‘drab’ Indonesian village with rainbow facelift A small district in Indonesia has become known as the ‘rainbow village’ Culture Lifestyle
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The all-women 'army' protecting Assam’s rare storks Local perceptions of a rare and once resented bird in north-east India are being transformed by an all-female team of campaigners Environment
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