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  1. Article: Every Baby Born in Scotland Gets a Fair Shot With New Box Program

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    Every Baby Born in Scotland Gets a Fair Shot With New Box Program

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 6, 2017

    Pilot scheme begins gifting newborn babies a free box of essentials. Read more

  2. Article: Terrifying Time-Lapse Video Shows Smog Engulfing Beijing in 20 Minutes

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    Terrifying Time-Lapse Video Shows Smog Engulfing Beijing in 20 Minutes

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 6, 2017

    China issued red alerts for 25 cities Sunday. Read more

  3. Article: China Will End Ivory Trade This Year in a Big Win for Elephants

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    China Will End Ivory Trade This Year in a Big Win for Elephants

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 5, 2017

    The population of African elephants has dwindled to a few hundred thousand. Read more

  4. Article: Solar, Wind Power Now Same Price as Fossil Fuels, Report Says

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    Solar, Wind Power Now Same Price as Fossil Fuels, Report Says

    By Cassie Carothers| Jan. 4, 2017

    The renewable energy industry is ripe for investment. Read more

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