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Table Of Contents: September 2015

Tracking Ivory

In Africa some militias fund operations by trading elephant ivory. Can a fake tusk help thwart them?

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Point of No Return
Is Hkakabo Razi in fact the tallest mountain in Myanmar? A team of climbers risked everything to find out.

True Colors
Scientists explore the chameleon’s expressive color changes, trick tongue—and vanishing habitat.

Rescuing Mes Aynak
In Afghanistan a fortune in copper ore lies buried beneath a trove of ancient Buddhist artifacts.

Tracking Illegal Traders
This month, our brand new Special Investigations Unit seeks to expose the workings of the illegal ivory trade.

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