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Dot Earth Blog: Making the Most of Puberty on the Scale of a Planet

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Dot Earth Blog: Making the Most of Puberty on the Scale of a Planet
Access to education and jobs can make the world’s huge youth population an asset.

In smoggy China, masks become stylish accessory

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In smoggy China, masks become stylish accessory
For millions of Chinese, China's air pollution crisis has made donning a mask as reflexive as reaching for an umbrella when it rains. The country sees heavy pollution so frequently that weather forecasts have a special symbol for "haze." But nothing can ruin a meticulously assembled outfit like...

Chinese Interests Look to Malaysia for Cheap Iron Ore, and Profits

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Chinese Interests Look to Malaysia for Cheap Iron Ore, and Profits
CAA Resources, controlled by China, reopened “Iron Hill,” a dormant iron mine in Bukit Besi, Malaysia, and is ramping up production despite the ore’s falling price.

Best (and trippiest) look yet at how carbon dioxide swirls around Earth

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Best (and trippiest) look yet at how carbon dioxide swirls around Earth
The trippy video you see above is the highest-resolution model yet of how carbon dioxide moves around the Earth's atmosphere.

Harvard Students Move Fossil Fuel Stock Fight to Court

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Harvard Students Move Fossil Fuel Stock Fight to Court
Seven law students and undergraduates filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the president and fellows of Harvard College for what they call “mismanagement of charitable funds.”