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The Vietnam War’s Environmental Legacy

Fifty years after the Vietnam War, UCR’s David Biggs looks at the environmental effects of chemical weapons and the roles landscapes play in the country’s larger history of conflict. Biggs, an associate professor and historian, also discusses his ongoing work with environmental cleanups in Vietnam as the country works to pinpoint buried caches of abandoned chemicals such as napalm, Agent Orange, and tear gas.…

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