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Sowing the seed of reading through story-telling

Rainforest Picture Book Society has since 2014 organised story-telling field trips to rural areas to promote reading habit among rural students and their parents.

Ceremonial search

Yeomen of the Guard during the ceremonial search ahead of the State Opening of the Parliament in the Houses of Parliament in London on Monday.

US 'medical tourists' seek cheap health care abroad

When Veronica Merrill decided to undergo stomach surgery for weight loss, she found two options: pay $12,000 at home in the United States, or have it done in Mexico for $4,000.

In Nairobi, recycling poo is cleaning up the slums

"When I started, there was poop in bags everywhere," said Ricky Ojwang, skillfully navigating a rubbish-strewn canal in Mukuru, a Nairobi slum where he's worked to improve sanitation since 2012.

Light Night Leeds

People taking part in "When Dreams Run Wild: Illuminated Parade" during the annual "Light Night Leeds" festival of visual arts in central Leeds in northern England. Light Night Leeds is an annual free multi-arts and light festival celebrating the diverse and thriving creativity of Leeds.

Wind farm

View of a wind farm near Diadema Argentina in the Patagonian province of Chubut, Argentina.

Canal boat ride

Visitors aboard "Trajineras" in Xochimilco, a network of canals and floating gardens that is one of Mexico City's top tourist attractions.

Taking care of the homeless and helpless elderly

“Since I was very young, my mother kept telling me to be respectful to the elderly, especially those who were helpless."

Our Amazon: Brazilians who live in the world's biggest rainforest

Cattle breeders, indigenous teachers and loggers are among the more than 20 million people living in the Amazon in northern Brazil, carving out a living from the world's largest rainforest.

Night opening

Visitors in traditional Korean hanbok dresses during a night opening at Gyeongbokgung Palace in central Seoul.


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