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The ‘Well of Hell,’ fossil footprints and other stories you missed | 5 STORIES | Oct. 1, 2021


PBS NewsHour’s “5 STORIES” serves up five interesting stories from around the world that you may have missed. On this week’s episode: Cavers descend to the bottom of Yemen’s “Well of Hell” for the first time, one in two children in the U.S.have detectable levels of lead in their blood, the ability of coral reefs to provide food, jobs and climate protection drops by half, a ‘drowning’ sculpture sparks conversations on sustainability and climate change and newly-discovered fossil footprints show earlier humans arrival in North America.

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0:09 Well of Hell
1:03 Lead levels
2:01 Coral reef declines
2:57 ‘Drowning’ sculpture
3:43 Fossil footprints

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