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Drought takes toll on Australian farmers

The eastern Australian states of Queensland and New South Wales are in the grip of the most severe drought ever recorded. Some farmers in Australia are having to shoot their cattle because they cannot afford to feed them.The financial strain … Continue reading

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Sumatra’s hazy daze

For centuries, farmers on the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan have been lighting fires to clear land for crops. But since the expansion of the country’s palm oil plantations, the haze has become an international problem. Neighbouring Singapore and … Continue reading

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