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· March, 2011

Stories about Environment from March, 2011

31 March 2011

Bulgaria: Protest Against Belene Nuclear Power Plant

Jamaica: The Sea & Radioactivity

Haiti: Monsanto's Agenda

Taiwan: Nuclear Waste on Orchid Island

In 1974, the Taiwan Atomic Energy Council decided to store nuclear waste on Taiwan's Orchid Island, where the indigenous Tao people have lived for generations. More than twenty years have...

Colombia: Indigenous Communities Protect their Food Security

Indigenous communities in Colombia are taking steps to protect their food security. Not only are they educating their communities to eat what they grow on their vegetable gardens instead of...

29 March 2011

Nigeria: Remember Saro-Wiwa

Nigeria: Ken-Saro Wiwa “Killer” Judge Becomes Acting Chief Judge

Taiwan: Anti-Nuclear Protesters’ Lonely Quest

A fourth nuclear power plant is currently under construction in Taiwan, in Gongliao town, just 40 km away from the capital Taipei. In 1988, eight years after the Taiwan Power Company...

28 March 2011

Bermuda: Development vs. Conservation

Tanzania: Photos From Tanzania Visit

Qatar: A World Cup in the Clouds

A report of a remote-controlled, solar-powered hovering shade, which could be used to cool soccer stadiums in Qatar, has taken on a life of its own, putting the small but...

25 March 2011

Russia: Unexpected Results of Radiation Mapping

RuNet Echo

The crowdsourcing project of mapping radiation levels in Russia measured by private dosimeters not only became an interesting case of digital activism, but also showed some effects its creators didn’t...

Kuwait: Massive Sandstorm Turns Day into Night

A massive sandstorm has engulfed Kuwait in minutes this afternoon. Armed with cameras, Kuwaiti netizens gave us a glimpse of their experience as day turned into night. Here are reactions...

24 March 2011

Taiwan: Call for Energy Policy Review

The ongoing Fukushima nuclear power plant incident in Japan has alerted people in Taiwan about the safety of nuclear power plants in their own country. In order to transform current...

Should Indonesia Abandon its Nuclear Plans?

Indonesia’s plan to build its first nuclear plant in the next decade has been shelved indefinitely because of the nuclear disaster in Japan. Bloggers are joining the debate on whether...

Jamaica: Loving Japan

Indonesia: Geothermal power potential

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