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Chernobyl environment and people recovering

Chernobyl environment recovering Chernobyl environment and people recovering mongabay.com September 6, 2005 Chernobyl's ecosystems seem to be recovering just 19 years after the region was badly contaminated with radiation from…

500,000-year-old chimpanzee fossil found

500,000-year-old chimpanzee fossil found 500,000-year-old chimpanzee fossil found Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com September 6, 2005 Palaeontologists discovered the first known chimpanzee fossil while digging near Lake Baringo, Kenya. The find…

An environmental disaster in New Orleans

An Environmental Disaster in New Orleans An Environmental Disaster in New Orleans Reuters September 6, 2005 A film of oil is visible in this aerial picture of flooded New Orleans.…

Fires in peat lands cost climate

Fires in peat lands cost climate dearly Fires in peat lands cost climate dearly Tina Butler, mongabay.com September 6, 2005 [An updated version of an April 2005 article] The tropical…