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· October, 2011

Stories about Environment from October, 2011

Macedonia: Lead Smelting Factory Problem in Veles

Pakistan: Say No To Plastic Bags

Nigeria: Waste, Wealth and the Burden of a City

Brazil: Niobium, National Mineral Wealth at Knock Off Prices?

Niobium, also known as columbium, is among the most utilized metals in the world, and Brazil has the great majority of global deposits. However, exploitation of niobium within Brazil raises...

Brazil: Belo Monte Dam Construction Site is Occupied

Bahamas: Economics of the Environment

Dominica: “Authentic Architecture”

Cuba: Watching Hurricane Rina

Jamaica: Conflict of Interest with Housing & Environment

Mozambique: Uniting Small Farmers for a Better Tomorrow

Mr. Júlio dos Santos Pêssego is one of the principal leaders of the "peasant movement" in Niassa province in Mozambique. He helps organize community groups that work to defend land...

Cambodia: Worst Flooding in a Decade

Cambodia is experiencing the worst flooding in a decade. The government reports that almost a half a million hectares of rice paddies were destroyed by the floods, which could affect...

Bolivia: President Says Road Will Not Go Through TIPNIS

Brazil: Belo Monte Dam Case Comes to Court

The Brazilian justice system has provided new fuel to the protesting voices against the Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant, after its construction begun in June 2011. A lawsuit filed in...

Haiti: Cholera, One Year Later

Thailand: Flood Maps and Disaster Monitoring Tools

In an earlier post, Global Voices featured some of the online maps which were created to monitor the floods in Thailand. The flood disaster is already the worst that ever...

Russia: Photoblogger Launches New Citizen Media Agency

Brazil: Violence Against Indigenous Fulni-o Tapuya

Peru: Paul McAuley, British Priest Defending the Amazon

British Priest Paul McAuley is continuing his mission of defending the environment and indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon despite repeated attempts to expel him from the country. Juan Arellano...

U.S. Virgin Islands: No News is Good News

Thailand: Flood Situation on Twitter

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