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The Sapref oil refinery (seen in 2014) has been sold to the state-owned Central Energy Fund for R1, or a few US cents. L C Swart/Shutterstock

South Africa’s largest oil refinery sold for a few cents: will BP and Shell be held accountable for environmental damage?

South Africa’s state-owned Central Energy Fund has paid five US cents, or one rand, for a huge oil refinery that isn’t in working condition. The public may have to foot the bill to clear up oil leaks.
Memory can serve as a heavy reminder of the past. Indigenous people gather in Shubenacadie, N.S., in June 2008 to remember the residents of a former residential school and the abuses they suffered. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Dembeck

The importance of personal memory on Remembrance Day

Memories can be powerful tools to address humanity’s most difficult political, sociological and environmental problems
Woolly monkeys are hard to miss in Colombia’s jungles. Now, they face extinction. Mónica Ramírez

We train Colombian woolly monkeys to be wild again – and maybe save them from extinction

Colombian researchers hope to revive an endangered species by rehabilitating monkeys confiscated from smugglers. The captive animals’ struggles show that survival is not guaranteed.

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