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Infographic: How Your Diet Affects the Planet

How many Earth's worth of resources would the world's population consume if we all ate a Italian, Malaysian, or American diet.

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Borneo's 30-Mile Logjam on Rajang River Exposes Government Corruption

A 30-mile logjam on a Malaysian river in Borneo hints at rampant deforestation and possible government corruption.

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On Dot Earth, Andy Revkin links to the story of a 30-mile logjam on the Rajang River, Malaysia's longest, in the wake of some heavy rains, and wonders what it reveals about the rampant deforestation on Borneo (which is partially within Malaysia's borders). He also excerpts some solid local coverage from Mike Shanahan's Under the Banyan blog, which is well worth a read. Here's a taste:

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Winner Announced: Show Us How You Kept Your Cool

The GOOD community picked a winner for the "Show Us How You Kept Your Cool" Project.

"The picture was taken in Terengganu, Malaysia. I was waiting by the river for a boat to an island when these kids who lived by the river came and started splashing around. It was such a carefree moment." ~Adelyn Tam, Bandar Utama, Malaysia

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