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Hard cash vs. heritage in Afghanistan

November 18th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Time Magazine has posted an interesting article examining the debate in Afghanistan between harvesting the country’s resources and protecting it’s


Copper mining threatens ancient monastery

June 14th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A mining operation in Afghanistan is threatening to destroy a 1,400-year-old Buddhist monastery. The monks settled here because there was


Restoring the Afghanistan’s bombed Buddhas

March 2nd, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Wired UK has posted an interesting article about the amazing effort to reconstruct Afghanistan’s bombed 1,500-year-old Buddhas in Bamiyan. Erwin



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