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There is more freedom and more reasons to smile in Burma than in the past – but will this girl and others in her generation share the spoils of the nation’s resources boom? Dietmar Temps

Burma emerges from a shadowy past, but real progress lies ahead

As a visitor to Burma 20 years ago, being followed by military intelligence officers, having your phone tapped and your room searched were all considered normal. Today, the obvious military shadows have…


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Tree seeds used to purify water

Researchers from Uppsala University have discovered a way to purify water with seeds from Moringa olifera trees native to…

Light pollution upsets breeding lemurs

Light pollution disrupts the natural reproductive cycle of lemurs a new study has found. Male lemurs are sexually inactive…

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