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Trump casts shadow over Standing Rock victory


The Dakota Access Pipeline, which would send roughly 470,000 barrels of crude a day from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota to Illinois, is nearly complete – save for a small section of pipe north of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation.

Indonesia’s Leuser ecosystem, a treasure trove of biodiversity threatened by palm oil


Palm plantations continue to take over large swathes of land in the Leuser region, in a country that accounts for around 45 per cent of global palm oil production.