Tampilan interior Polito’s Royal Menagerie, Exeter Change, Strand, Westminster, London, 1812.
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Sejarawan tidak yakin persis kapan kebun binatang pertama dibangun, tetapi jelas manusia telah memelihara hewan eksotis selama ribuan tahun.
Interior view of Polito’s Royal Menagerie, Exeter Change, Strand, Westminster, London, 1812.
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Historians aren’t sure exactly when the first zoo was built, but it’s clear humans have kept exotic animals for thousands of years.
Climbers must climb, diggers must dig and runners must run.
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A fundamental change in how North American zoos and aquariums are accredited supports their animal conservation and species survival work.
People attend a vigil for the victims of a school shooting that occurred in Oxford, Michigan, on Nov. 30, 2021.
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Years after the Sandy Hook massacre, school shootings are still frequent. Addressing the problem head-on takes more than ‘thoughts and prayers.’
A hybrid work arrangement means employees divide work time between the office and home.
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Even when the pandemic ends, the vast majority of US companies are expected to let many employees continue to work at least part time from home.
More governments and aid organizations are giving poor people cash.
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Despite evidence that cash payments can help improve well-being, they have limitations as well, according to a development economist.
Open to eat indoors – but will you?
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Experts weigh in on whether they will sit and eat at a restaurant.
Workers in a pork processing plant, 2016.
COVID-19 outbreaks have occurred at more than 100 US meatpacking plants. Geography, workforce demographics and economic concentration make it hard for workers to fight for better conditions.
A farmworker picks lemons at an orchard in Mesa, California.
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The US food supply depends on several million agricultural laborers, who are mostly undocumented, tend to work in close quarters and lack medical insurance.
Pro-democracy protesters take part in massive rally to usher in the new year.
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Fears that Beijing will renege on autonomy promises is only encouraging calls for independence from mainland China.
Legal battles require the same skills seen at the highest levels of chess.
The same skills and talents that enable chess players to dominate the board will also serve aspiring lawyers well in the courtroom, a law scholar argues.
Federal organic regulations require outdoor access for livestock – but don’t specify how much.
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US federal regulations say little about how animals on organic farms should be treated. So if you’re planning to serve an ethical holiday dinner, you’ll have to do some research.
School segregation was the law of the land in the U.S. during much of the 19th and 20th centuries.
School integration is often thought of as something that took place in the 1960s. But the first Black student to desegregate a school by court order was an Iowa girl named Susan Clark in 1868.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks at a campaign house party on July 27, 2019, in Bow, N.H.
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While other countries set strict limits on the length of campaigns, American presidential races have become drawn-out, yearslong affairs. It wasn’t always this way.
Water rushes through a breached levee on the Arkansas River in Dardanelle, Ark., May 31, 2019.
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At a time when storms are becoming more frequent and severe, relying on levees for flood control can create as many problems as it solves.
Sugar and artificial sweeteners comes in many shapes and colors.
There is a huge variety of sugar substitutes available. What’s the difference? Is one better for controlling blood sugar levels for diabetes? Is one better for individuals trying to lose weight?
Did Maine Gov. Paul LePage stay at a Trump hotel to ingratiate himself with the president?
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The court carefully considered what the word ‘emoluments’ meant at the time the Constitution was drafted.
Small vials of CBD, an ingredient in a drug just approved by the FDA to treat two types of epilepsy..
A drug made from a molecule produced from cannabis gained approval from the FDA on June 25. But the molecule, CBD, is decidedly different from some other ingredients in cannabis: It doesn’t result in a high.
Eating disorders are very hard to treat, and those who have them often severely limit their food intake.
In a diet-obsessed culture, eating disorders pose a severe threat. While the reasons for the disorders are varied, a consistent approach in treatment can help people stop dieting and feel safe.
Small vials of CBD, which some believe could be a cure for many ailments.
A drug made from a molecule produced from cannabis gained unanimous approval from an FDA panel. But the molecule, CBD, is decidedly different from some other ingredients in cannabis: It doesn’t result in a high.