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· November, 2011

Stories about Environment from November, 2011

30 November 2011

Peru: Conga Mining Project Suspended in Wake of Public Pressure

Protesting residents have managed to temporarily suspend operations of the Conga gold mining project, but protests continue all the same in support of the project's definitive cancellation. At the heart...

Myanmar, Thailand: Mong Kok Coal Project

Ukraine: Government Gives In to Pressure, Bans Killing of Stray Dogs

28 November 2011

Bangladesh: Climate Change to Increase Hunger and Malnutrition

As governments gear up for COP17, which starts today, experts are warning that among climate change's greatest consequences in developing countries are the risks to the agriculture sector, including an...

24 November 2011

Costa Rica: Environmental Activists Denounce Repression

Thailand: Survival and Creativity During Floods

The situation in Thailand is improving as floodwaters are receding but the death toll is now more than 600. The flood disaster is the worst in the past five decades...

Patrolling Cambodia's Forest

23 November 2011

Peruvian Amazon: The Challenges of a Wonder of Nature

The Amazon rainforest has been declared as one of the provisional 7 new wonders of nature, a recognition that is expected to benefit the Peruvian region of Loreto and the...

Ethiopia: Online Platform to Discuss Sustainable Technologies

Trinidad & Tobago: Water Not the Only Problem

Brazil: Maximum Fine After Silence on Chevron's Oil Spill

On 7 November, an oil platform operated by Chevron-Texaco and located 350km off coast from Rio de Janeiro, began spilling crude oil. Two weeks after, the spill is believed to...

21 November 2011

Peru: Iquitos Against the Chaos Caused by Sewage Works

The beautiful and warm city of Iquitos, in the Loreto region, is going through several problems; the most worrying and annoying for the inhabitants is the chaos caused by controversial...

Nigeria : Homes made of Plastic Bottles

Trinidad & Tobago: Flood!

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Emergency Experience

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