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· January, 2008

Stories about Environment from January, 2008

Turkmenistan: U.S. Active in Ashgabat

Maciula writes about increasing levels of American diplomatic activity in Turkmenistan and the prospects of building the Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline.

Japan: Whale as Food Culture

South Africa: No Light at the End of the Tunnel…

South Africa's main electricity provider, Eskom, has recently been getting a lot of flak from the South African population due to the "load-shedding" tactics being implemented to make sure supply...

Brazil: Amazon, deforestation and the future

Sustainable development: all talk, no action

China: Xi Hu's White Winter

Trinidad & Tobago: On Not Eating Meat

Tajikistan: Energy Crisis at the Boiling Point

Using Web2.0 tools for Environmental Activism

To borrow a leaf from the Global voices Sub Saharan Editor's post on cyber-activism in the aftermath of the elections in Kenya; we take a look at how environmental bloggers...

Morocco: The Big Cities

Morocco is well-known for lots of things: mint tea, couscous, a film mostly unrelated to the country...And of course, its big cities, several of which were the topic of posts...

Palestine: Qassams, Gas or Hamas?

Israel: Gaza's Electricity Consumption

Tajikistan: Energy crisis aggravates

Costa Rica: Environmental Rankings

MENA: Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr…It's Freezing

Brrrr... It's freezing in the Middle East is the message that has been popping up on blogs recently. Here's a round up of what some of the region's bloggers had...

Burkina Faso: Rites, festivals and a new book

Like anywhere else in the world, there is a season to everything in Burkina Faso: rites of passage, camel and horse racing, literature and death.

Portugal: Getting ready for critical mass bike day

Nepal: Beyond the fuel crisis

Environment: Global roundup of Enviroblogs.

Environmental blogs around the world are addressing a myriad issues specific to their region, but of global concern. In DRC the Gorilla Protection blog is pondering what a peace deal...

Environment: Nobel Laureate speaks out on security in Kenya

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