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    Galapagos giant tortoise Diego returning home after helping to save species
     12 January 2020
    Diego has been away from his home of Espanosa for most of his life, almost 80 years, but now at the age of 100 he's set to return to the southern-most Galapagos island where nearly 40 per cent of the population are his progeny.
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    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have their own wealth. But how will they earn money?
    12 Jan: We've had a look at exactly how the couple is funded and how they could potentially support themselves going forward.... more
    Vanuatu's Indigenous groups fight for recognition of bungee jumping's roots
    12 Jan: Indigenous people from Vanuatu's Pentecost Island are asking bungee jump operators around the world to pay them royalties for copying their ancient tradition of land diving.... more
    Queen summons Prince Harry for crisis meeting to discuss plans for Duke and Meghan Markle
    12 Jan: Prince Harry, Prince William and Prince Charles will meet to discuss future arrangements for the Duke and his wife following the couple's announcement they want to step back from royal duties, a Buckingham Palace source says.... more
    How bushfires and air quality are putting pressure on the health system in communities away from the fire front
    12 Jan: Dr Tim Senior has been treating people affected by poor air quality in his western Sydney medical clinic for several months and he cannot see how the situation is going to get any better.... more
    From air purifiers to DIY hacks: What are the best ways to try to keep your home smoke-free?
    11 Jan: With bushfire smoke affecting air quality in many parts of Australia, here are some of the things the experts say will help to reduce smoke in your home.... more
    With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepping down, is the Royal family more dysfunctional than ever?
    11 Jan: The fresh, new faces of the monarchy are all but gone, Buckingham Palace is in crisis mode, and questions are swirling over its matriarch's hold on 'The Firm'. Can the Queen steady the ship?... more
    The world is 'running out of sand', and it's fuelling murders, mafias and ecological devastation
    11 Jan: Modern society is built on sand, but it's a finite resource. The global demand for it is fuelling a sinister black market organisation: the "sand mafia".... more
    Taiwan's Iron Cat Lady Tsai Ing-wen and her 'cute' campaign to keep the presidency
    11 Jan: Taiwan goes to the polls today and looks set to re-elect Tsai Ing-wen. Her pet cat is front and centre of her campaign, but underneath the 'cute' style lies a much harder edge.... more
    Australian bushfire donations from big business worth millions but charities warn long-term assistance needed
    11 Jan: Charities on the front line of the bushfire recovery effort are pleading with corporate Australia not to go too hard out of the blocks with big cash donations while ignoring long-term commitments.... more

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     04 Jan: Meet Australian jockey Zac Purton and the Aussies racing to riches in Hong Kong +++++++++++++
     17 Jan: Death of malnourished woman sparks new concerns about corruption in Chinese charities +++++++++++
     09 Jan: Kiwi teen Ethan Price has quite the story to tell when he heads back to school this month +++++++++
     21 Jan: What is a coronavirus and why is a new virus strain making people in China so sick? +++++++++

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