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Which countries are doing best for their older populations?

The 2015 Global AgeWatch Index assessed 96 countries to find out what works for older people and what needs to be done.

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Gridlocked cities

A new study names Istanbul as the most gridlocked city in the world.

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Johannesburg tops Africa millionaires list

According to a new report, Johannesburg has the highest number of millionaires in Africa.

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Four US Cities Awarded Placemaking Grants

Four cities in the US have each been given $3 million for placemaking projects.

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Threat of Plastic Pollution to Seabirds

A new study estimates that 90% of seabirds have eaten plastic, and that the threat of plastic pollution is increasing.

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California’s Response to Drought

According to officials, water use in California dropped by 31.3% in July, exceeding the mandate of a 25% reduction.

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Melbourne is the World’s Most Liveable City

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2015 Global Liveability Ranking has named Melbourne as the world’s most liveable city.

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