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· May, 2011

Stories about Environment from May, 2011

31 May 2011

“Shame for Brazil” Forest Defender Couple Murdered

Six months after he predicted his own murder in TEDx Amazônia, the environmentalist José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva was assassinated together with his wife in an ambush possibly articulated by...

Haiti: A Different View of Cite Soleil

Bahamas, Jamaica: Caribbean Climate Change

CEE Bankwatch Network campaign against EBRD practices

Nepal: So Rich And Yet So Poor

28 May 2011

Peru: Growing Debate Regarding Genetically Modified Farming

The official signing of Decree 003, which permits the import of genetically modified seeds into the country, continues to generate debate between those in favor of the widespread use of...

China: A Murder and Protests in Inner Mongolia

23 May 2011

Kenya: Paula Kahumbu to Speak About Social Media for Conservation

China: Three Gorges Dam, A Time To Reflect

Through 17 years of construction until its completion in October 2008, China lauded the Three Gorges Dam as one of the engineering marvels of the world. At a State Council...

20 May 2011

Africa: Will Land Grab Help Africa?

Brazil: Future of Forests at Stake

Across the past few weeks, the Brazilian National Congress has been abuzz with the pressure to vote on a new Forestry Code. The project based on proposed changes of the...

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