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Large swaths of forest have been cut down in Brazil in recent decades to make room for farming. Deforestation contributes to global warming, and reversing it will be necessary to avoid catastrophic climate change. Andre Penner/AP hide caption

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To Slow Global Warming, U.N. Warns Agriculture Must Change

The way we produce food and manage land must change radically if humans hope to avoid catastrophic global temperature rise, according to a new report by the United Nations panel on climate change.

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To Slow Global Warming, U.N. Warns Agriculture Must Change

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How The CDC's Reluctance To Use The 'F-Word' — Firearms — Hinders Suicide Prevention

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David Berman, seen here in a 2006 photo, died Wednesday at the age of 52. Shawn Ehlers/WireImage hide caption

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Silver Jews' David Berman Dies At 52

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Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, center, wears a T-shirt honoring Megan Rapinoe, right, of the U.S. women's World Cup champion soccer team and the Seattle Storm's Sue Bird, left, before a WNBA game on July 12. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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After World Cup Win, Other U.S. Women's Sports Leagues Ask, 'What About Us?'

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From left: Alberto Villalobos, Humberto Flores, Luis Villalobos and Ernesto Villalobos of the Villalobos Brothers. Their latest album, Somos, is out now. Mariana Osorio/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Saying Something 'That Is Us': The Villalobos Brothers Raise Their Voices

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