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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
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.
8 January 2017
1 January 2017
Around the world, plant breeders are resisting what they see as corporate control of the food supply by making seeds available for other breeders to use.
31 December 2016
Amber Mountain National Park lies 40 kilometres from Diego Suarez, in the north of Madagascar. Its humid rainforest covers 23.000 hectors.
30 December 2016
28 December 2016
Macedonia's Pollution Is So Bad That Activists Have Installed ‘Mountain Air Breathing Booths’ in Protest
Other unhappy citizens have resorted to parody. A piece of graffiti recently circulated on Twitter pokes fun a government inaction: "Recommendation: Don't die from cancer!"
19 December 2016
"The problem of the smog has been solved!...We have deleted all posts about the smog, banned people from wearing masks and arrested those who wrote about the smog!”
14 December 2016
"What is important to these rich men is to conclude the work and pocket all the profits, solidifying the appropriation of the Yaqui Territory.”
13 December 2016
8 December 2016
"It is ridiculous my country still does not fully appreciate the need for disaster research and local research support."
7 December 2016
Trinidad and Tobago lies along a major earthquake fault line, so the tremor wasn't all that surprising -- but netizens still saw humour in the midst of an unnerving experience.
30 November 2016
Innovation sparks success as nations collaborate to identify and take action against fishing vessels suspected of illegal fishing.
27 November 2016
"It's impossible to live in the Xingu River today. I don't stand a chance. People use to live well. Now they survive," one local woman said.
22 November 2016
Jeremy Barrios' killing puts another name in the list of human environmentalists to be silenced in the region and raises concern about the State's incapability to protect its own citizens.