All Blue Week Calls Attention to the Vitality of Ocean Health

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Working across 189 countries, The World Bank Group exists to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable way. The organization accomplishes this massive goal by providing financial products and technical assistance to every major area of development and by bringing together countries to share knowledge and solutions to the most pressing and…

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Looking Beyond Launch to Spot The Real Value of Space

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Space. It was the final frontier in the 1960s — a source of dreams, fantasies, and ambitions. Today’s space ambitions are no less compelling than those of the ‘60s, but they focus on the commercial possibilities of space, rather than the governmental security issues that drove exploration in the early days. And its billionaires, including…

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Combatting Climate Change in the New Space Frontier

Combatting Climate Change in the New Space Frontier This year marks the 75th anniversary of our first foray into space. On March 22, 1946, directly on the heels of the official introduction of the U.S. outer space research program, the first American-built rocket, the WAC Corporal, was launched out of the Earth’s atmosphere. The rocket…

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