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- It’s looking like a good year for the world’s largest turtle, the endangered leatherback. Conservationists from Thailand and Florida, are seeing unprecedented numbers returning to breed on abandoned beaches

- The coronavirus crisis has inspired warring gangs in South Africa to lay down their weapons and redeploy their distribution skills to get food to townspeople in lockdown

- New cases of coronavirus in Italy have fallen below the number of newly recovered patients for the first time since the outbreak began

- To combat blood supply shortages, mosques across the United States have teamed up with the Red Cross to open their doors for blood donations during Ramadan

- Meanwhile, a mosque in Scotland is donating the food it would normally make for worshippers to the homeless and others who need it