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China’s Imminent Water Crisis

China's Imminent Water Crisis China's Imminent Water Crisis Tina Butler, mongabay.com May 30, 2005 Back in 1999, Wen Jinbao, a Chinese deputy prime minister, warned of the dire water situation…

Borneo’s disappearing forests

Borneo's forests disappear while 361 animal species discovered in past decade Borneo's disappearing forests 361 new species discovered in past decade But remote jungles still fall Rhett Butler, mongabay.com April…

Studying the rainforest canopy

Studying the rainforest canopy Studying the rainforest canopy Learning about the richest region of the forest Crane's Eye View Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 21, 2005 Rainforest in Sabah, Malaysia. Danum…

Borneo’s peat lands going up in smoke

Borneo's peat lands going up in smoke Fire in the Peat Lands Borneo's peat lands going up in smoke Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 21, 2005 The tropical rainforests of Kalimantan…

Timber hungry China moves into Africa

Timber hungry China moves into Africa Growing Pains and Growing Alliances: China, Timber and Africa Timber hungry China moves into Africa By Tina Butler, mongabay.com April 20, 2005 China, as…