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⁣People walk along the Vinogradovsky pedestrian bridge in central Krasnoyarsk, Russia.⠀


The bridge was illuminated in red to mark National Flag Day in Russia.⠀


#Russia #flags #celebration #holiday #society


REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin⠀


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⁣Firefighters tackle a fire at an industrial building in Saint Petersburg, Russia.⠀


#Russia #fire #buildings #rescue #firefighters


REUTERS/Anton Vaganov⠀


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They were days from disaster.
#af19 #capetown #water #environment #city


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⁣Training takes place for two astronauts at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) training facility near the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, US.⠀


As part of their training, NASA Commercial Crew astronauts Sunita Williams and Josh Cassada are seen being lowered into the water.⠀


#NASA #space #training #houston #astronauts


REUTERS/Mike Blake


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⁣ ⁣Data-driven. #boston #education #climatechange #innovation #transport


Read more: https://wef.ch/2HlsYqw


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Think twice before ordering your sushi.
#fish #food #unitedstates #usa #wildlife


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⁣A view of the devastation caused by a fire during the dry season in Brasilia, Brazil. ⠀


A record number of fires, more than 72,800, have been observed in the Amazon this year - an 84% increase on the same period in 2018. ⠀


#brazil #amazon #nature #environment #climate


REUTERS/Adriano Machado


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Getting your five-a-day from the Big Apple. #innovation #farming #cities #newyork #rainwater


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This company is feeding old coffee grains to fly larvae to tackle global food waste. Find out more in video No.3 of our weekly collaboration with @wwf and @netflix’s #OurPlanet.
#ShareOurPlanet #VoiceForThePlanet #food #waste #coffee #innovation


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⁣People relax on the Agaete beach as smoke rises from a forest fire in the distance on Gran Canaria, Spain. ⠀


The fire began over the weekend and has since engulfed more than 10,000 hectares of land on the popular holiday destination. ⠀


#agaete #grancanaria #spain #nature #fire


REUTERS/Borja Suarez


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Nowhere is beyond our reach.
#plastic #pollution #environment #ocean #recycling


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⁣A visitor examines a floral decoration in the Gothic wing of City Hall during the annual "Flowertime" event in Brussels, Belgium. ⠀


More than 100,000 flowers from over 30 florists decorate 13 rooms in City Hall. ⠀


#brussels #belgium #flowers #flowertime #artists


REUTERS/Francois Lenoir


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Myth 3: Refugees leave their countries to find better jobs. #refugee #crisis #jobs #economy #education


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⁣People play on the Do Son beach in Hai Phong city, Vietnam. ⠀


Hai Phong is the third largest city in Vietnam, with a population of over 2.3 million people. ⠀


#haiphong #vietnam #asia #beach #coast


REUTERS/Kham⠀



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A selection of stunning images shortlisted by the Royal Photographic Society for the Science Photographer of the Year exhibition. ⠀


#science #photography #visuals #images #art


RPS/Kym Cox/Yasmin Crawford/Dave Watson/Yevhen Samuchenko


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9 of the 10 hottest Julys have occurred since 2005. #climate #heatwave #weather #environment #july


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Here are 3 cities taking cars off the roads to make space for people⠀
#Oslo #Paris #Brussels #carfree #cities #cars #cycling


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⁣A woman is pictured at a fishing port on the outskirts of Dakar, Senegal. ⠀


Dakar, with a population of just over 1.1 million, is the capital of Senegal. ⠀


#dakar #senegal #fishing #africa #coast


REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra⠀


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The meaning of 'mottainai'. ⠀
#Japan #recycling #waste #environment #green


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⁣Muslims pray at the Grand Mosque during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. ⠀


Almost 2.5 million muslims arrived in Saudi Arabia in 2019 to perform the pilgrimage. ⠀


#mecca #saudiarabia #muslims #islam #religion


REUTERS/Umit Bektas⠀


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⁣People walk on the rocks at the lighthouse at dusk in Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada. ⠀


The lighthouse, built in 1868, is one of the most recognisable in the world. ⠀


#novascotia #canada #coast #night #sea


REUTERS/Carlo Allegri⠀


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2016/17: 2.12 billion bags sold.
2018/19: 1.11 billion bags sold.
#england #plastic #pollution #climatechange #environment


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⁣A woman is seen 'cycling' across the Nile River using an inflatable device attached to her bike in Cairo, Egypt. ⠀


The Nile is the longest river in Africa and one of the longest in the world. ⠀


#nile #cairo #egypt #nature #environment


REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany


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A better motivator than a pay rise. #finland #employment #culture #technology #family


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