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Palm oil fires rage in Indonesian Borneo

Oct. 1, 2015 / Posted by: Jeff Conant / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

Every year during the dry season, rural Indonesia literally goes up in smoke due to the illegal burning of forests for palm oil plantations. This year's fire season is one of the worst ever. During a field visit to Central Kalimantan, in Indonesi...

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Cruise industry eyes Cuba

Jul. 8, 2015 / Posted by: Caroline Schwaner / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

The Obama administration’s plans to normalize relations with Cuba and the introduction of legislation to relax travel restrictions between the U.S. and Cuba have launched a tourism frenzy -- and the cruise industry is first in line. Dr. Jorg...

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