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United with Ukraine [April–June 2023]

Check out our latest coverage of the developments in Ukraine and the U.S. response. This article will be updated on a rolling basis.
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How satellite imagery helps in the fight against malaria

The U.S. and Zambia use satellite images to make maps to guide Zambia's malaria prevention efforts. Learn about this lifesaving partnership.
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Tackling the fentanyl and opioid crisis

Learn what the U.S. is doing to disrupt the flow of illicit fentanyl, the synthetic opioid that can be 50 times stronger than heroin.
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Improving ports connects communities to global trade

The U.S. helps build sustainable, quality ports around the world, increasing countries' access to global trade and creating jobs.
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Working together to end human trafficking

A new U.S. report will inform efforts to end human trafficking. Learn about heroes who are working to address this global challenge.
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Celebrating World Sea Turtle Day [poster]

Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day June 16 by protecting these endangered creatures, and spread the word by downloading this poster.
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Preserving Russia’s independent journalism

Reporters and technology specialists are building an archive of independent media outlets that were forced to shut down or leave Russia.
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U.S. scientists work to stave off desertification

U.S. scientists are developing new approaches to reduce desertification and in some cases return harmed land to its earlier fertile condition.
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Making reading fun for Uzbekistan’s children

Learn about a U.S.-backed literacy program in Uzbekistan that promotes a love of reading among preschoolers.