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by Alex Whiting | @AlexWhi | Thomson Reuters Foundation
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia — The land beneath Dolgor Dashnyam’s home is wet and gritty and smells of decay. Here, atop one of Ulan Bator’s largest landfills, Ms. Dashnyam lives under a roof made of soggy mattresses. She spends her days rummaging through piles of gin bottles and discarded animal bones, picking up pieces of scrap metal to sell in order to buy water and bread.
CAIRO — About 2,500 years ago, the Greek historian Herodotus called Egypt the “Gift of the Nile."
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