Australia’s koala population has been hit hard by two rapidly spreading diseases: chlamydia (a sexually transmitted bacterial infection) and a retrovirus similar to HIV.
Scientists are working to develop vaccines, while lay citizens help care for sick koalas. From our NOVA correspondent Ari Daniel Shapiro: http://ow.ly/kadTk
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Cartoonists, including South Africa’s Zapiro, pay their own kind of homage to Margaret Thatcher.
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A few cartoons about the new pope.
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Barack Obama is inaugurated for a second term.
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Australia’s southeastern region is suffering from soaring high temperatures and hundreds of scattered bushfires that are burning thousands of acres of forests and farmland. http://ow.ly/gEn9X
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More global cartoon reax to Obama’s winning a second term.
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Frankenstorm Sandy has inspired a number of comments by political cartoonists as far away as Australia. A common theme is Sandy’s impact on President Obama and Mitt Romney as they march toward the finish line with the election less than a week
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Get ready for the third and final presidential debate tonight. The topic: foreign policy…..
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— Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard
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The unending tragedy in Syria has prompted regular comment by political cartoonists. Here’s 9 recent cartoons with a particular focus on Bashar al-Assad.
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