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  • photo of a chimpanzeeAnimals Are Persons, Too
    Inside the effort to convince the courts to recognize nonhuman personhood.
    By Maureen Nandini Mitra
  • photo of a partly drowned desert canyon, dead trees showing above the surfaceDrowned Heart
    An adventure to Glen Canyon’s Cathedral in the Desert, restored by the West’s epic drought.
    By Jeremy Miller
  • photo of high mountains and a meadow of wildflowersUnderwater
    In 2012, Congress reformed a broken flood insurance program. Then it changed its mind. Why?
    By Bjorn Philip Beer

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