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· February, 2007

Stories about Environment from February, 2007

Ukraine: Chernobyl Posters

Ukraine List posts samples of Chernobyl poster art.

Poland: McDonald's Sales; Rospuda Bypass

The beatroot writes about Prince Charles’ McDonald's comment and the Polish First Lady's views on the planned Rospuda bypass.

Peru: Thunder in Lima

Waldo of El Mundo de los Pendrejos creates a storm in the comment section when he writes [ES] “I'm in Lima in the early morning and I've heard thunder, supposedly...

Barbados: Draft energy plan analysed

Keith R at The Temas Blog analyses of Barbados’ draft national energy plan with a particular emphasis on its “environmental implications”.

Honduras: Operation Scissors

“La Gringa” describes how Honduran President Mel Zelaya is trying to literally cut corruption with “Operation Scissors.”

Bolivia: Disaster and Climate Change

Jim Shultz on how Bolivia and Evo are weathering the storm: “You could call it Bolivia's Katrina (though with a far more active national government than the one that so...

Poland: “Tree Huggers Versus Cross Huggers”

The beatroot writes: “Protests turn weird as the religious in Poland turn up to demonstrate against environmentalists. It’s almost enough to make me turn into a tree hugger!”

Brazil: Central Nuclear Almirante Álvaro Alberto

“Brasil has two Atomic reactors in one nuclear Power generation plant near Angra dos Reis. The reactors and the central have been controversial due to environmental concerns,” write Ricardo Carreón,...

Lebanon: Academia, Agriculture and Construction

Let us begin this week’s roundup of the Lebanese blogosphere with non–political posts. Let us start from a post about two Lebanese salads that are used as appetizers during meals:...

Touring Libyan Blogs: Between history, hair, leadership, cleaning the floor and many more stories

Most of us have studied some history, many of us think we know history, but the majority of us are really ignorant about large parts of our own history. That...

Bahrain: ‘Terrorist Plot’ Sparks Cynicism

Following a controversial news report about the discovery of a ‘terrorist training camp’ in one of Bahrain's Shi'a villages, Bani Jamra, Bahrain's ‘blogfather’ Mahmood Al Yousif writes a sarcastic post...

Kazakhstan: Environmental Buyout

Ben Paarmann says that ChevronTexaco has long had problems with accumulating sulfur deposits at its Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan. So why is the government suddenly threatening to punish the...

Europe: Recycling

Wu Wei writes about rubbish recycling in the UK, Lithuania, Greece and Slovenia.

Madagascar: despite series of unfortunate events, bloggers are still upbeat….

Greetings all, This is my first post on Global Voices. I am fortunate and quite thrilled to have the opportunity to share with you the perspective of the Malagasy blogosphere....

The Jordanian Blogosphere: February Clippings

The Jordanian blogosphere is abuzz with two controversies this month. The first revolves around the proposal to build a tourist complex near the Dibbin Forest that will result in the...

Africa: China in Africa

Afroshangai Blog posts an article about Chinese interest in Africa, “China, unlike just about every other country in the world, has a clear African strategy which is being implemented with...

Japan: global warming and lice

JP from Japundit blogs about the sudden resurgence of lice in Japan: Experts are unsure of why body bugs are thriving here, but some believe it is due to global...

Slovenia: Brown Bears

The Glory of Carniola discusses the “unexplored economic potential” of Slovenia's decision to cull its brown bear population.

Hungary: News Roundup

Pestcentric covers the following topics in the most recent posts: the complexities of the Hungarian language; Hungary's “Turkeygate” scandal; Hungarian pseudo-terrorists posting videos on YouTube – here and here; construction...

Sri Lanka: Turtles!

Ayubowan on Sri Lankan marine turtles – “The present situation regarding the future of the Sri Lankan turtles is moving to an optimistic conclusion with the people of the country...

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