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· August, 2010

Stories about Environment from August, 2010

31 August 2010

Venezuela: Franklin Brito Dies After Several Hunger Strikes

Franklin Brito, a farmer who had been on a hunger strike since July 2009, died from a respiratory arrest in a military hospital on Monday night. Brito had lived through...

Bangladesh: Recognizing The Vegetable Grower

U.S. Virgin Islands: The Effects of Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Earl made its way across the U.S. Virgin Islands yesterday as bloggers continued to share their thoughts and experiences. Jamaican diaspora blogger Labrish, who “[has] been fortunate to travel...

30 August 2010

Caribbean: “Earl” Watch

It's that time again: Hurricane season. Regional bloggers, having been affected by brutal storms in the past, are keeping a watchful eye on Hurricane Earl, which has now been classified...

Ghana: Photos of Ghanaians threatened with relocation

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Welectricity

South Korea: Government Plan To Increase Cigarette Price Meets Public Backlash

South Korea’s health department announced on tripling the price of cigarettes to curb the nation’s high smoking rate, prompting a new round of cigarette price disputes online. Many Koreans agree...

27 August 2010

Uganda: The Expat/Ugandan Dynamic

India: Traffic During Rain In Mumbai

India: Recyclers – The Invisible Heroes

Chile: Strong Citizen Response Against Thermal Energy Project

The approval of a thermal energy project sparked a strong online and on-the-ground citizen response; the plant was to be built near the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve and Punta de...