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A rush for natural resources like coal, gold and copper has filled pockets in Mongolia, one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. But the country is also facing rising inequalities, especially in its capital, Ulaanbaatar. Sven Zellner explores the effects of the city's newfound wealth in his project “Mongolian Disco.”

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Mongolia • Sven Zellner • World
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The Mongolian nomadic people moved from pasture to pasture, raising sheep and living off their milk and meat. But in 2011, severe winter weather killed 8 million head of livestock, essentially destroying the herders’ way of life. Alessandro Grassani documented the displaced people, known as climate refugees.

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Alessandro Grassani • Asia • Climate • Mongolia
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