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A Houthi soldier stands guard during a rally to mark the fourth anniversary of the war in Yemen on March 26, 2019 in Sana'a, Yemen. Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images hide caption

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A Seychelles magpie-robin at the protected Cousin Island Special Reserve in Seychelles. James Warwick/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: 1 Million Species Are At Risk Of Disappearing. Humans Should Act Now

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African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat (from left), Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Rwandan first lady Jeannette Kagame and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker light the flame of remembrance at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda, on Sunday. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Survivors of an attack in the western village of Bongende, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, stand next to what is said to be a mass grave containing the bodies of 100 people killed during days of violence in the region in December 2018. Alexis Huguet/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A man carries South Sudan's national flag at Mangateen Internal Displaced persons center in Juba on November 17, 2018. Sudan's civil war has led to the displacement of millions of people. Akuot Chol/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Michal Kurtyka, the Polish official who led U.N. climate change negotiations in Katowice, Poland. On Dec. 15., nearly 200 countries agreed to a set of rules that will implement the landmark Paris agreement. Czarek Sokolowski/AP hide caption

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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto at a city climate action event in San Francisco in September. Peduto is representing U.S. mayors at the United Nations climate meeting underway in Katowice, Poland, this week. Josh Edelson /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mayors And Governors Rebut Trump Administration Position At Climate Summit

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Representatives of the Houthi rebel delegation (left) and the Yemeni government's delegation (right) pose for a picture with representatives from the office of the U.N. Special Envoy for Yemen and the International Committee of the Red Cross on Tuesday, during peace talks at Johannesberg Castle in Rimbo, Sweden. Claudio Bresciani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters disrupted a U.S. side event on the future importance of fossil fuels at the COP24 conference in Katowice, Poland, on Monday. Separately, U.S. negotiators are helping to write a rule book that will help countries reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Frank Jordans/AP hide caption

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Dueling U.S. Agendas As U.N. Climate Change Summit Enters Crucial Final Week

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In this Sept. 1, 2015, file photo, a child waits in line at a migrant reception center in Brussels. Belgian migration minister Theo Francken said on Thursday he wants no part of a United Nations pact on safe and orderly migration, an international deal that has pushed Belgium's government to the brink of collapse. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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A U.N. Migration Pact Is Dividing Europe — And Has Become Fodder For Nationalists

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State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert speaks during a briefing last year. President Trump announced Friday that Nauert is his choice as the next ambassador to the United Nations. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Trump Picks Heather Nauert, Former Fox News Anchor, As U.N. Ambassador

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A U.N. military truck patrols on the road linking Mangina to Beni, the current epicenter of the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo. John Wessels/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Are People So Angry At Ebola Responders In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo?

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Displaced Yemeni children stare through a hole in the wall of a half-destroyed house in Taez, where they have been staying with several families since violence drove them from their homes in Hodeidah earlier this year. Ahmad al-Basha/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Paul Farmer examines a tuberculosis patient in Monrovia, Liberia. Katherine Kralievits / PIH hide caption

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Is The World Finally Ready To End The Deadliest Infectious Disease?

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President Trump attends a meeting on the global drug problem at the United Nations with U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley a day ahead of Tuesday's official opening of the United Nations General Assembly. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A Year After 'Rocket Man' Speech, Trump Returns To U.N. With Eyes On Iran

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At 69, Kul Gautam has written his life story and won an award from the National Peace Corps Association, made up of thousands of past volunteers. A Peace Corps volunteer was one of Gautam's early English teachers. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Large fishing boats use voluminous trawl nets, longlines miles in length, and other industrial gear to catch fish on the high seas, which can destroy habitats and kill other sea life. Christopher Costello/NPR hide caption

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