Trump to triple US national park entry fees

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“We’re not against fee increases,” Emily Douce, the budget and appropriations director at the National Parks Conservation Association, told the Washingtonian. “Our concern is that we don’t want to price people out of the parks.”

#NationalParks#Nature#Trump

A quarter of the world will be African by 2050

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“We are in a situation of uncontrolled demography and we cannot hope for development with such a situation…It is urgent that we contain the demographic push in the Ecowas space to promote real, viable and durable development,”

#Africa#Growth#Youth#TheFuture

Opinion: Saudi Arabia – progress, or megalomania?

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Salman’s references to the Iranian Revolution as the root of all religious extremism in the region also give reason to doubt his intentions: Is he really determined to transform Saudi Arabia into a tolerant and open country, or is that all just rhetoric that gives him the opportunity to knock his archenemy, Iran?

#SaudiPrince#Wahhabism#SaudiArabia#Politics#International

13 Incredible Science Facts You Probably Didn’t Learn at High School

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In no particular order, here are some mind-bendingly incredible facts that we didn’t learn at high school, but wish we did. Because I certainly would have paid a whole lot more attention if my teacher had shared a few of these insights in class.

#Science #Technology #HighSchool #Facts

 

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