The Mekong: Slow Death of a River

Millions of people living along the Mekong River face a possibly irreversible depletion of key food supplies resulting from dam building and other diversions of its waters. Deforestation upstream along the riverbanks and poor land…

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Climate Change Is Making Calendars Run Amok

People in the Pamir Mountains of Central Asia are recalibrating their system of time to adapt to a changing ecosystem. By Karen Emslie PUBLISHED JUNE 7, 2016 A yak herd crosses the high-altitude plateau of…

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