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ALIEN LAND

For centuries, Socotra has left visitors bewildered and convinced that there is more to this ecological gem than meets the eye.

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WAR ZONE WILDLIFE

Conservation efforts are increasingly seen as a way to heal war torn nations. If wildlife can survive and rebound in war weary countries there is hope.

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SALT TSUNAMI

Situated in the northwest corner of Iran, Lake Oroumieh is anything but ordinary.

Faced with major environmental problems, Iran is poised to lose this natural wonder that has sustained civilizations and provided habitat to wildlife for centuries.

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE

In Kenya, 85 percent of the population has no electricity. Riots recently erupted in Pakistan over ten hour power cuts. India and China turn to often environmentally disastrous dams to feed their underpowered grids.

The grid will likely not reach the remote corners of Mongolia or the vast rural plains of Kenya, but the wind and sun do.

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TED BOOSTS GLOBAL CONSERVATION

TED BOOSTS GLOBAL CONSERVATION

Three environmental heroes toil quietly in Namibia, Brazil and India to save wildlife, but their innovative and daring ideas as well as their life experiences have been spread globally through TED.

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