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  • Progress Watch How humpback whales made a global comeback

    As international whaling ramped up around the turn of the 20th century so did efforts by governments, activists, and the public to stop the practice. By 2016, more than half of the species' 14 population segments were no longer considered endangered.

 

Photos of the Week 07/16 Photos of the Week

France players celebrate winning the World Cup with coach Didier Deschamps after beating Croatia 4-2 at the Luzhniki Stadium, in Moscow, Russia, on July 15.

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