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Snow leopards hit by lack of joint database on poaching and trafficking

Scattered data is complicating efforts to protect snow leopards against illegal trade, as shown by examples from Uttarakhand, in northern India
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Uranium mine in Kyrgyzstan spreads pollution for 53 years

In southern Kyrgyzstan, residents too poor to buy water are forced to get their drinking water from a river still laced with radioactive chemicals from a mine that was closed half a century ago

Pipes pump sand dredged from the Mekong River onto an area of land being reclaimed for property development on the outskirts of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh (Image © Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom)
Pipes pump sand dredged from the Mekong River onto an area of land being reclaimed for property development on the outskirts of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh (Image © Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom)
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Is Cambodia’s thirst for sand putting communities and the Mekong at risk?

The Cambodian government is embarking on a number of ambitious development projects, which critics say come at the expense of the environment and people’s livelihoods

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