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· November, 2010

Stories about Environment from November, 2010

Mexico: Climate Change Talks in Cancun

Venezuela: Uses Crowdsourcing to Report on Heavy Rains

Australia Waking to Cancún

In the lead up to Cancún (the COP16 meeting of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol) online discussion in Australia has finally...

Ghana: Ghana's “Luck”: The Oil/Gas Co-Efficient

East Timor: Rains threaten food shortage and disease

Without a dry season and heavy rains all year in East Timor, crops have been destroyed and farmers have planted less, threatening a scenario of food shortage. In addition, rains...

Trinidad & Tobago: El Tucuche

Lebanon: Warmer than usual

China’s wetland crisis

El Salvador: Important Support for Law Prohibiting Metallic Mining

Ecuador: “Clean Quito” Campaign Fights Chewing Gum

Have you ever thought about how much it costs a municipality to remove chewing gum stuck to the pavement? Thousands of dollars in street cleaning are spent to fight this...

Serbia: Abuse of Stray Animals Continues

The Serbian President is willing to adopt a severely mutilated dog called Mila, which became a symbol of the suffering of Serbia's stray animals. However, despite all the publicity, horrifying...

St. Lucia: Struggling After Tomas

Yemen: The Saudi Mecca Metro makes Hajj Green

Vietnam: Flooding in Hoi An

Korea: Concerns loom over volcanic activity on Baekdu Mountain

In South Korea, public concerns are looming over the possible eruption of volcanic Baekdu Mountain, located on the border between North Korea and China. Experts predict that Baekdu’s damage could...

Philippines: Leading botanist killed in alleged military-rebel cross-fire

A flurry of tributes and condemnations posted online followed the unexpected death of top Filipino botanist Leonard Co and his two assistants in an alleged cross-fire between the Philippine Army...

Macedonia: Skopje Zoo Improvements

Basic improvements at the Skopje Zoo have brought new quality of life for the captive animals and the visitors, who regain confidence in this public enterprise.

U.S.V.I.: Smoking or Not?

El Salvador: Canadian Mining Firm Files Lawsuit Against Seven Anti-Mining Activists

Nigeria: Podcasts to remember Ken Saro-Wiwa

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