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    HK authorities begin boar hunt amid safety fears

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    Climate Change Is Inevitable. Here's How We Must Adapt

    Eighty years ago, the American government began the mammoth scientific undertaking of developing fully operational nuclear weapons. At its peak, the Manhattan Project employed 130,000 people, and its total cost ran to $2 billion (equivalent to $23 billion today). Nowadays, global efforts to mitigate climate change are reaching an even greater scale.

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