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Stories about Environment
25 April 2017
22 April 2017
"It might sound like a cliché: 'We must unite to face worldly problems', but that unity is necessary. Divided peoples don't win."
14 April 2017
Protests in Italy Save Hundreds of Ancient Trees on the Chopping Block for Gas Pipeline Construction
The olive trees are not only essential to many people's livelihoods, but also beloved by local residents.
10 April 2017
In Krasnoyarsk, the third largest city in Siberia, local environmentalists have found their savior: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio.
5 April 2017
In the mountains of northeastern Iraq’s Kurdistan region, wildlife conservationist Hana Ahmed Raza and a team of researchers with Nature Iraq are working to protect the ghost-like Persian leopard.
1 April 2017
It is estimated that 1 in 4 of Japan’s population of 123 million people suffer from hay fever. Why are pollen allergies so common in Japan?
31 March 2017
A Canadian Company Is Set to Construct Brazil's Largest Open-Pit Gold Mine—in the Heart of the Amazon
The Volta Grande Gold Project will extract 600 tons of gold over the course of 12 years. But activists and indigenous groups oppose the plan.
22 March 2017
The level of pollution in Kathmandu has surpassed the minimum acceptable level and the residents are reacting by putting masks over their faces, just like the city's iconic statues.
19 March 2017
Since early March, several cities in Peru have struggled with a seemingly endless wave of heavy rains, floods, landslides, road closures, and lately school closures.
16 March 2017
"This damaged area could take hundreds of years to re-grow. Noble Caledonia need to take responsibility for this and help rebuild this reef!"
14 March 2017
South of the Sahara, getting electricity to 620 million people may require an all-of-the-above strategy.
3 March 2017
A Year After Berta Cáceres’ Assassination, the Struggle for Land in Honduras Continues—and So Do the Threats
"We strive to make energy a human right. It should be part of the common property and therefore the people should have a say in it."
15 February 2017
2 February 2017
Think bird counts are something only scientists and serious birdwatchers do? A new e-book, out just in time for the annual Caribbean bird count, gets everyone involved.
20 January 2017
18 January 2017
16 January 2017
"To solve this problem they must shut down the Costa Brava landfill and fix the Ghadir River problem from the root. Anything short of that just won’t do."
15 January 2017
One activist suggests that local officials sell the fallen trees -- many of them centuries-old -- to the timber industry for a profit.
12 January 2017
Nickelodeon Won’t Get Its Underwater Theme Park in the Philippines, If Environmentalists Have Their Say
"For a channel that targets children, Nickelodeon is setting a terrible example to the younger generation by taking away their right to enjoy our natural resources," says one critic.