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Untouched ocean habitats rapidly shrinking: study

Untouched ocean habitats rapidly shrinking: study

By Agence France-Presse Shipping, pollution, and overfishing have reduced areas of "wilderness" to just 13 percent of the world's oceans, a study showed Friday, warning…

In recent years, moss enthusiasts have multiplied in Japan, with hikes catering to those eager to spot different varieties and shops selling the plants in terrariums well suited to small Japanese homes (AFP / Behrouz MEHRI / MANILA BULLETIN)

It’s a small world: In Japan, moss wins hearts

By Agence France-Presse Kaori Shibo bent her head down and peered through a magnifying glass in a forest in central Japan, emitting a delighted gasp.…