In this Issue:

  • Summer 2016
  • A Look at the Facts, Issues, and Opinions‎ Shaping Our World
  • Welcome to Trend
  • Crunch: Migration in Europe: A Record Breaking Shift
  • How Geography Shapes Our Identity
  • Global Migration's Rapid Rise
  • A Growing Middle Class
  • Africa Is Changing Faith
  • Quiz: Do You Know How Africa Could Change the Future of Religion?
  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • High Seas at Risk: Why the World Must Act
  • Five Questions: The Future of Ocean Conservation
  • How Science Unifies the World
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Summer 2016: Transcending Borders
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How Geography Shapes Our Identity

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How Geography Shapes Our Identity

The ancient Romans believed every place—from a street corner to an entire nation—possessed a genius loci, a presiding spirit that animated it, watched over it.

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Global Migration's Rapid Rise

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Today, more people worldwide live outside their birth countries than ever before—244 million in 2015, triple the total in 1960. To put that in perspective, if international migrants were a nation of their own, they would make up the world’s fifth-largest country, just behind Indonesia in terms of population.

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How a Growing Global Middle Class Could Save the World's Economy

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How a Growing Global Middle Class Could Save the World's Economy

In 1851, Britain hosted the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations showcasing the art, industry, and science resulting from the fastest expansion of wealth and the largest increase in economic opportunity that the world had ever seen.

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The Global Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance

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Nearly 90 years ago, the antibiotics era began when a chance discovery by Alexander Fleming, a professor of bacteriology at St. Mary’s Hospital in London, spawned a series of laboratory experiments that culminated in the isolation of penicillin from “mold juice.”

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High Seas at Risk: Why the World Must Act

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Throughout history, the task of ensuring lawful behavior on the high seas has fallen to governments, through each country’s oversight of the vessels that are flying its flag. Due to a combination of factors, that system is fraught with opportunity for shady activity, from illegal fishing and dumping of waste to horrific crimes.

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How does broadband internet reach our homes, phones, and tablets? What kind of infrastructure connects us all together? What are the major barriers to broadband access for American communities?

What Is Antibiotic Resistance—and How Can We Fight It?

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as “superbugs,” are a major threat to modern medicine. But how does resistance work, and what can we do to slow the spread? Read personal stories, expert accounts, and more for the answers to those questions in our four-week email series: Slowing Superbugs.

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