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· April, 2008

Stories about Environment from April, 2008

Kuwait: Weird Dust Storm

Sri Lanka: Status Symbol

Sri Lanka: Status Symbol

Bahamas: Abuse of Power

Kazakhstan: Bloggers Discuss Elites and Economics

Plitical intra-elite battles and anti-corruption crusades both remain hot topics on the agenda of Kazakhstani blogosphere, but speculations over the looming global food crisis and its implications for Central Asia...

China: The Green Olympics and an Actress as UN Eco Ambassador.

Dan Beekman at “Blogging Beijing” gives a roundup of Beijing's environmental problems and its hopes. He interviews NGO and student leaders about the Green Olympics, one of the three themes...

Caribbean: Food Shortages

“If music be the food of love, play on”, wrote Shakespeare, who could not possibly have anticipated the global food crisis the world is facing today. Rising food prices are...

Ukraine: Privatization Confrontation

Iran: Remember Iranian Cheetahs

Guyana: Price of Rice

Ukraine: Chernobyl

Ecuador: Food Prices and Demand Might Help Farmers

Indonesia: Rice laws

Southeast Asia: Rice and food price crisis

The Southeast Asian region, home to several emerging and developing economies, is also struggling to cope with the global food price crisis. Bloggers discuss the impact of the crisis in...

Guyana: Footprints

St. Lucia: Inflation

Guatemala: Celebrating Earth Day and Ways to Preserve

Guatemala's forests and natural beauty are a source of pride for many Guatemalans. However, environmental neglect and destruction are also a concern, and local bloggers provide thoughts on how to...

Iran:Toilets and Nuclear technology

East Timor: On the shortage of rice

Honduras: Report on Melon Contamination

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