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Greta hits dry land after Atlantic crossing

Aug 29, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)
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GRETA THUNBERG, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, has arrived in New York after crossing the Atlantic in a boat to attend a conference on global warming.

Greta tweeted a photograph of the US coast with the words: "Land! The lights of Long Island and New York City ahead."

She later said the boat that carried her, the Malizia II, had anchored off Coney Island, a neighbourhood in New York's Brooklyn district, and that she had cleared customs.

The teenager decided not to ma...