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· February, 2011

Stories about Environment from February, 2011

28 February 2011

Australia: ‘Tea Party’ Style Campaign Against Carbon Tax

If the Oz blogosphere is any indication, the next Australian Federal election will be a referendum on a proposed climate tax. And the issue has already become nasty and personal....

Bahamas: The Right to Speak Out

Uzbekistan: Unauthorized use of energy

21 February 2011

Chile: Social Media Reactions Against Coal Mining Project

The approval of a coal mining mega-project in Isla Riesco, nature and protected species sanctuary in southern Chile, reveals a serious environmental conflict of interests that is being analyzed and...

Russia: Photos of “Putin's Palace” Published by Bloggers

18 February 2011

Jamaica, B.V.I.: Non-Indigenous Species

Russia-Kyrgyzstan: Mount Putin on the map

South Korea: Dead livestock draws a flocks of vultures

China: Worst Drought in 60 Years

Major agricultural regions in China are facing their worst drought in 60 years. According to government statistics, 2.57 million people and 2.79 million livestock have been hit by the drought....

Venezuela: Netizens Comment on Possible Gasoline Use Restrictions

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced possible measures to start rationing gasoline. This matter constitutes a very sensitive issue for Venezuelans, since Venezuela is a country with one of the world's...

15 February 2011

Ecuador: Judge orders Chevron to pay $8.6 billion fine

South Korea: Blood exuding from the ground where culled animals are buried.

Bangladesh: Widespread Protests Force Government To Back Down On Airport Project

A recent venture by the Bangladesh government to takeover 25000acres of wetlands (Arial Beel) 60km South of the capital city of Dhaka, for a proposed International airport and satellite city...

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