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Climate change: weighing the world’s trees

Researchers are racing to determine whether forests will continue to act as a brake on climate change by soaking up more carbon.
from Nature on Jul 2, 2015.
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Cities 'the new battleground' for minority and indigenous rights

The battle for respect for the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples is increasingly being played out in cities, says a new report.
from Minority Rights Group International on Jul 2, 2015.

Urgent action needed to rise in Syrian child labour

The Syrian conflict is pushing a rising number of children onto the labour market, according to children's campaigners..
from UNICEF, Save the Children on Jul 2, 2015.

Rajapaksa considers comeback in Sri Lanka poll

A hero for some and a war criminal for others, Sri Lanka's former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, has announced that he would stand in an election for prime minister next month.
from Hindustan Times on Jul 2, 2015.

India accused of continuing military impunity in Jammu and Kashmir

India's Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Jammu and Kashmir continues to feed a cycle of impunity for human rights violations, warns a rights organisation.
from Amnesty on Jul 2, 2015.
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In the time of toxic air

Addressing pollution in South Asian cities requires going beyond the ‘development versus environment’ debate, argues Rohit Negi.
from Himal on Jul 1, 2015.

The diaspora goldmine

Ricardo Hausmann says that remittances often are not the only way that migrants benefit their homelands' economies.
from Project Syndicate on Jul 1, 2015.
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Country profile: Burma

In less than five years, Burma has undergone widespread change. Its transformation is explored in this ‘Country Profile’.
from New Internationalist on Jul 2, 2015.
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