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Conflict over forests in Indonesia

The Indonesian government will soon require logging companies to show that the forests they log aren't used by other people. In Indonesia, forest land is owned by the government, but…

Facts: Coal mining in Mongolia

Mongolia is a land-locked country north of China that is historically very poor. But a mining boom may soon cause dramatic changes for the economy — and the environment. Mongolia…

Do kids learn anything at zoos?

A new study shows that zoos aren't just a fun place for kids to visit; they are also a teaching opportunity. Interviewing more than 3,000 children between 7 and 14,…
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