Years of sanctions against Myanmar’s military regime helped protect its extensive wild lands. But as the country’s rulers relax their grip and welcome foreign investment, can the nation protect its forests and biodiversity while embracing development?
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Meat-eaters "easily cheat, lie, forget promises and commit sex crimes", according to a controversial school textbook available in India.
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George Bernard Shaw once said that the "single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."
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After a ProPublica investigation published by The Chronicle spurred public pressure, the agency conducted a sweeping overhaul of its troubled disability-review program.
A consortium of 10 top-tier universities will soon offer fully online, credit-bearing undergraduate courses through a partnership with 2U, a company that facilitates online learning.
Four years ago, Donald Chouinard, a veteran English teacher at Fort Kent Community High School in Maine, was promoted to his district's curriculum-coordinator position.
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