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· March, 2010

Stories about Environment from March, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: Drought – Stage 1

Bangladesh: Air-Conditioners Banned During Evening To Tackle Energy Shortage

Laos and the drying of Mekong River

Brazil: “Sao Paulo, shithole of world”

Arab World: Earth Hour Marked Across the Region

Earth Hour is an annual event celebrated on the last Saturday in March. Awareness of Earth Hour has been spreading throughout the world since its inception in Australia in 2007....

India: Water Crisis Is Man Made

Bhutan: Facing Power Shortage?

Trinidad & Tobago: Food Prices

Azerbaijan: DOTCOM arrives in Baku

Late last night, American participants of the U.S. State Department sponsored DOTCOM project to bring Armenian, Azerbaijani and American teenagers together to create socially conscious media arrived in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Tajikistan: Bargaining over dams and shipments

Dominican Republic: Opposition to Barrick Gold Mining Operations

There is increased opposition to the Barrick Gold mining operations in the Dominican Republic because of the terms of the contract and benefits for the State, as well as concerns...

Pakistan: Earth Hour 2010

Japan: Long life to bluefin tuna. The experts’ word.

With 68 countries voting against, CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species that regulates the international trade of wild animals and plants, rejected a ban on Atlantic bluefin...

Japan: Cherry Blossom Viewing 101

Japan: A whale of a controversy

Only a few days after The Cove was awarded the Oscar as best documentary, drawing public and media attention around the world to the hunting of cetaceans issue, anti-whaling group...

Trinidad & Tobago: Water Crisis

Barbados: Drought Continues

Sri Lanka: The Economics Of Being A Rice Farmer

China and Japan: Expo Osaka and Expo Shanghai

Bangladesh: Disappearing Islands

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