The level of pollution in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar is five times higher than what the World Health Organization deems safe.
Climate change has forced many Mongolian herders to abandon their nomadic ways and resettle in the country's capital. This brings environmental challenges for Ulaanbaatar - which one group is combating through mapping.
Amid a growing corruption scandal and unpopular austerity measures, Mongolians have cast their votes for a new president. The electoral process is "truly testing the nerves of voters," according to analysts.
Harsh winters and dry summers are threatening the livelihoods of Mongolia's nomadic herders. Some are banding together to safeguard their herds - and communities - from the extreme conditions.
Of the 2 billion children who inhale pollution, the daily breath of 300 million is toxic far beyond safe levels. It's the most recent report highlighting the growing health problem air pollution poses.
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