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Playing With Fire in Indonesia’s Peatlands

Indonesia’s previously swampy forests have become unpredictable, fuel-rich fire traps.

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Coconuts at harvest time.

Coconuts: Catalysts of Conflict

A peek into the past reveals how coconuts went from colonial cash crop to a means of resistance in Southeast Asia during the twentieth century.

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Resilience in post-war Southeast Asia

Resilience after Catastrophe? Five Reflections on “Apocalypse Then”

How do humans cope with disaster? Can ecologies recover after catastrophe? Five reflections on resilience in the aftermath of the Vietnam Wars.

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