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Shoe shining, Cuba.
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 Kansas City Star 
Guatemala must create more jobs and end poverty
GUATEMALA CITY — Our flights into and out of this Central American country were crowded with youths on spring break mission trips. Rich Sugg | The Kansas City Star More News Read more Lewis W.... (photo: WN / Jacques Fritsch)
Solar panels on buildings will help save energy.
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 BBC News 
UN: 'Massive shift' needed on energy
A UN report on climate change is expected to call for a trebling of the planet's use of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power. The report is also expected to argue that the trend... (photo: Public Domain / Slick-o-bot)
Managua is the capital city of Nicaragua as well as the department and municipality by the same name. It is also the largest city in Nicaragua. Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Managua, the city was declared the national capital in 1852.[2] Previously, the capital had alternated between the cities of León and Granada. The city has a population of about 1,850,000, composed predominantly of mestizos and whites; making it the second most populous city in Central America after Guatemala City.  San Francisco Chronicle 
2nd quake shakes Nicaragua - nation on alert
Managua, Nicaragua -- A magnitude 6.6 earthquake shook Nicaragua on Friday afternoon, sending people running frightened into the streets less than 24 hours after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the... (photo: Creative Commons / Oliquez85)
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travelled to Greenland to see first-hand the impacts of climate change, 27 March, 2014.  The Guardian 
UN: greenhouse gas emissions nearly doubled in first decade of 21st century
Leaked draft shows emissions grew nearly twice as fast from 2000-10 as in previous 30 years – despite economic slowdown Smoke rises from the chimneys of a power plant near Shanghai, China. Carbon... (photo: UN / Mark Garten)
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Spider - Arachnid - nature - insect The Examiner
Ancient arachnids: European, American scientists make fascinating discovery
The story of ancient arachnids,a spider-like insect sometimes called “daddy long legs” is has two sets of eyes, Yahoo! News and other news sources including the Epoch... (photo: WN / Aruna Mirasdar)
Ancient Insects   Photos   Scientists   Spider   Wikipedia: Arachnid
Cherry blossoms in Vancouver, BC is famous for its thousands of cherry blossom trees lining many streets and in many parks, including Queen Elizabeth Park and Stanley Park. Vancouver holds the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival every year. The Times of India
'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan
TOKYO: A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists in Japan after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than... (photo: Creative Commons)
Cosmic Mystery   Japan   Photos   Space   Wikipedia: Cherry
Municipal Building, Chambers at Centre St. New York BBC News
Cities on frontline of climate change struggle
Half of the world's population now lives in cities, and this proportion is set to rise to two-thirds by 2050. Yet cities are particularly vulnerable to the worst... (photo: Creative Commons / Elisa.rolle)
Cities   Nature   Photos   Population   Wikipedia: Climate change
This May 1, 2008 file photo shows Chinese women cycling through smog and pollution over Beijing's Tiananmen Square. China Daily
Beijing dust storm expected to linger until Sunday
The dust storm that has enshrouded the Chinese capital since Wednesday night won't disperse until Sunday, the city's environmental watchdog said. Beijing was hit by... (photo: AP / Oded Balilty, File)
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Poland - Wind Turbines - electricity - Energy - Environment. BBC News
Plans to curb wind turbines onshore will push up electricity bills
Plans to restrict wind farms to seas around Britain will need much larger subsidies from consumers, experts say. Newspaper reports suggest that the Conservative party... (photo: WN / Marzena J.)
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