Maanvi Singh

Maanvi Singh

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Nirma, 16, plays with her friends. She is married but still lives with her parents and talks to her husband on the phone sometimes. She is nervous about the duties she'll have to take on when she does move in with her husband. At the moment, she hopes to graduate high school and eventually become a doctor. Saumya Khandelwal hide caption

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Saumya Khandelwal

Betsy Levy Paluck is a psychology professor at Princeton University. She ran a year-long experiment in Rwanda to see whether radio soap operas could be used to reduce prejudice. John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Chef Douglas McMaster is committed to a "zero waste" ethos in his restaurants. Here, he plates up his creations at Silo, his flagship restaurant, in Brighton, England, about an hour south of London. Xavier Buendia/Courtesy of Doug McMaster hide caption

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Xavier Buendia/Courtesy of Doug McMaster

Khaleed Khatib was the videographer for the Oscar-winning Netflix documentary The White Helmets. "This photo was after double tap of aircraft on July 27, 2014," he says, referring to an airstrike followed by another attack. "I don't know how I survived." Fadi al Halabi/Courtesy of Khaleed Khatib hide caption

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Fadi al Halabi/Courtesy of Khaleed Khatib

Dead Canary Islands date palms, killed by red palm weevils, line a road in La Mersa, Tunis, Tunisia. Courtesy of Mark Hoddle/Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside hide caption

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Courtesy of Mark Hoddle/Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside