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The perils of Burma's billion-dollar jade trade

By: Jeanne LAVENANT | Molly Hall Follow | Joanna COCKERELL | Stéphanie CHEVAL
1 min

Burma is one of the world's largest jade producers, but the country’s practices are largely kept under wraps. A recent landslide at a jade mine has left over 100 people dead and exposed the dangers of Burma's secretive multi-billion dollar jade trade. We find out more.


Also, China is definitely the land of environmental contradictions. We look at how the world's number one polluter is also the global leader in green energy.

Finally, we visit one of Thailand’s oldest historical sites, which happens to be a popular monkey hangout.

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