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Mongolia, a vast, sparsely populated country almost as large as Western Europe, is at once strikingly poor and strikingly rich. Its GDP per capita falls just below that of war-torn Iraq, and Ulan Bator has some of the worst air pollution ever recorded in a capital city. At the same time, Mongolia sits atop some of the world’s largest mineral reserves, worth trillions of dollars, and its economy, already one of the world’s fastest growing, could expand by a factor of six by the end of the decade as those reserves are developed.
Dr. Jennifer Turner will join a round-table style conference on Nov 29th at SAIS that examines the international implications of China's resource and environmental policies with a focus on China’s immediate region. Topics include the disputes in the South China Sea, China’s policies toward trans-boundary river issues and their potential implications for its neighbors, China's fisheries policies, and its pursuit of energy security. She will be one of the commentators that offer insights on these issues.
JUNE 2008 - CEF's Annual Inventory of International Nongovernmental Organizations is Now Available Online
FEBRUARY 2007 - China's Filthiest Export by Dr. Jennifer Turner and Juli Kim
Assessing China's Response to the Challenge of Environmental Health By Xiaoqing Lu & Bates Gill Feature Box: Rapid Translation of Environmental Health Research into Policy and Action By Rick Kreutzer
SEPTEMBER 2008 - Author Steven Q. Andrews Analyzes the Discrepancy Between Reported Blue Sky Days and Monitoring Station Data