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'The Lorax' Warned Us 50 Years Ago, But We Didn't Listen

Call it fate or an unfortunate coincidence that Dr. Seuss' eco-parable marks its 50th anniversary just as the United Nations releases a report on the dire consequences of human-induced climate change.

Whitney Turner, an employee of the U.S. Census Bureau, holds an "I count" sign at a 2020 census advertising campaign event in Washington, D.C., in January 2020. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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What The New Census Data Can — And Can't — Tell Us About People Living In The U.S.

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Komal Rana, 19, a student in the Veerni Institute program, has faced pressure to marry since India's pandemic lockdown forced her to return home to her hamlet of Jhalamand near Jodhpur. Mahender Singh Deora/Veerni Institute hide caption

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This Teen Is Being Pushed To Wed Because Of The Pandemic. Her School Helps Her Resist

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