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Researchers from the University of Queensland and the Wildlife Conservation Society have compiled the first comprehensive map identifying what is left of the world's pristine marine and terrestrial wilderness, and Australia is one of the five nations holding 70 percent of the wilderness.

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October 23, 2018 - BBC News

The places where too many are fat and too many are thin - by Dr Sophie Hawkesworth & Dr Lindsay Keir

Global health experts acknowledge the "Double Burden" epidemic that is spreading worldwide as both obesity and underweight rates escalate in nine-out-of-ten countries. 

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October 18, 2018 - CBS News

These countries may soon have the highest life expectancies - by Ashley Welch

With Spain and Japan at top of the list, a study published in an international medical journal ranks countries with predicted highest life expectancy for 2040.

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September 27, 2018 - Forbes

Revealed: The 15 Most Dangerous Places to Live - by Laura Begley Bloom

2018 Expat Insider Survey reports 15 most dangerous places to live in based on quality of life, working abroad, cost of living, etc. Surprisingly, or not so surprisingly, US is one of the nations ranked for higher danger.

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September 6, 2018 - Forbes

New Rankings Of The World's Fastest-Growing Tourism Destinations - by Eric Rosen

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ranked the most visited travel destinations, and Europe's popularity only grew with more than 670 million international arrivals. Yet, Africa boasts the highest increase of 9 percent in tourism sector this year. 

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