1. A behind the scenes look at "In Burma, Harvesting for Heroin."

    New York Times video journalist Jonah M. Kessel discusses the revival of heroin production and use in the Golden Triangle.

    Check out the short film on Myanmar's resurgent poppy industry here buff.ly/1rRQHTS
    See also "Myanmar Returns to What Sells: Heroin" nyti.ms/147253o

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  2. A toxic mix of civil war and poverty has driven some Shan Burmese farmers back to poppy, satisfying a growing global hunger for heroin.

    See also "Myanmar Returns to What Sells: Heroin" nyti.ms/147253o
    Cover photo by Adam Dean adamdean.net

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  3. Do You Know What's in Your E-Cigarette? Neither does the FDA.

    Ninety percent of the world’s e-cigarettes are made in China. Experts warn, however, that poorly manufactured devices can vaporize heavy metals and carcinogens alongside the nicotine.

    See article: China’s E-Cigarette Boom Lacks Oversight for Safety buff.ly/16p3O5p
    Thumbnail Image by: Chi Yin Sim / VII chiyinsim.com/

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  4. A behind the scenes look at the New York Times' video feature "Jade’s Journey Marked by Drugs and Death."

    See video feature here buff.ly/1AtllCf

    As China grows, so does its appetite for jade. But the gemstone’s journey from Myanmar’s mines to China’s consumers follows a trail of addiction, infection and exploitation.

    Article: Searching for Burmese Jade, and Finding Misery by Dan Levin buff.ly/12QcCih
    Photos: Addiction and Suffering in Myanmar’s Jade Industry by Adam Dean buff.ly/12QczD6
    Article: The Life and Times of an Addict in Myanmar buff.ly/1wky5vV

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  5. Wu Lihong, an environmental activist, was jailed for speaking out about pollution in China’s Lake Tai. Now he is free, but is still calling attention to the industrial waste that flows into the lake.

    To learn more, see: Despite Persecution, Guardian of Lake Tai Spotlights China’s Polluters buff.ly/128EG0b

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