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Hey, did you read:
• About the Great Green Wall, a nine-mile-wide band of trees that will run the width of Africa, from Senegal to Ethiopia? (It’s an attempt to stop the progress of desertification, and it’s apparently seeing some movement in Nigeria.) —Tony Adler
• About AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov’s letter to the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church expressing “spiritual pain” over deaths caused by his invention? —John Dunlevy