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The Art Of War On Invasive Species

Some people fight invasive plants with chemicals and scorched-earth tactics. In Washington, D.C., graphic designer Patterson Clark turns them into art.

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"A city that was home to one of the largest and most famous Jewish communities in Europe ended up destroying itself during the Second World War," explains Charles King, author of Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams. "It's a story that, until now, has been largely buried in dusty government archives half a world away." Courtesy W.W. Norton and Co. hide caption

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