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Indonesia defends haze-fighting efforts

Indonesia's disaster chief on Thursday defended the country's efforts to fight forest fires that have blanketed Southeast Asia in choking haze, and said he believed rains would arrive within a month to finally douse the blazes.

dateOct 01, 2015 in Environment
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Why did western Europe dominate the globe?

Although Europe represents only about 8 percent of the planet's landmass, from 1492 to 1914, Europeans conquered or colonized more than 80 percent of the entire world. Being dominated for centuries has led to lingering inequality ...

dateSep 02, 2015 in Social Sciences
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