ETC. The World as it Happens

Virtual travel opens up a whole world to people who thought they might never have the chance to see it. From swimming with humpback whales in Antarctica to hiking the Great Wall of China, people can now explore every corner of our planet without ever leaving their living room. However, travel is so much more than just visiting exciting and beautiful places. It’s about meeting new people, trying different foods, and learning about other cultures so we can break down stereotypes and become more compassionate citizens.

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What happens when the entire world goes on lockdown for three months? Earth has a chance to recover from decades of human activity. With many factories closed and millions of cars off the streets, the amount of air pollution has decreased dramatically. In just a few short months, scientists have seen huge improvements in air quality all over the world.
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