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A trash picker carries a sack of recyclable materials she collected at the Ghazipur landfill in the east of New Delhi. Xavier Galiana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Day's Work On Delhi's Mountain Of Trash

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Pakistani women jostle to receive their ballot papers prior to casting their ballot at a polling station on May 11, 2013 in Lahore. A study in The Lancet provides evidence that free and fair elections are associated with a lower burden of chronic diseases. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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Annah Goba, 20, carries water to her shack in Azania, the name squatters gave to a section of private property they took over in Stellenbosch. Goba said the lack of running water was a challenge, but she couldn't afford to pay rent in crowded Kayamandi township. Her shirt is from the far-left Economic Freedom Fighters party, which encourages supporters to occupy the land of wealthy farm owners. Daniella Cheslow for NPR hide caption

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A kid tries to beat the heat in New Delhi on June 15. The changing climate is especially brutal in India. Temperatures are soaring. Asphalt roads are melting. People are dying. Nasir Kachroo/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Temps Have Topped 120 In India. How Are They Coping With The Heat Wave?

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A fisherman's boat makes its way across Lake Chilwa in Malawi. A large portion of Lake Chilwa dries out every year, and the fishing industry disappears along with it. Most fishermen then head to Lake Malawi, where there is fishing year-round. Julia Gunther hide caption

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A 19-year-old woman talks with nurse Valeria Zafisoa at a traveling contraception clinic in eastern Madagascar run by the British nonprofit group Marie Stopes International. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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Saleh Abbas, deputy grand imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar University, is second from the left in this photo of members of the university delegation to the African Summit on Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriages. Louis Leeson hide caption

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These satellite images from June 15, 2018, (left) and June 15, 2019, show the diminishing size of the Puzhal Lake reservoir in Chennai, India. Copernicus Sentinel-2 Satellite Image/Maxar Technologies via AP hide caption

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