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· January, 2012

Stories about Environment from January, 2012

Philippines: Protest Against Removal of Trees by Shopping Mall

The plan of SM City Baguio shopping mall in north Philippines to remove more than 100 trees to make way for a new parking lot and entertainment site has been...

Malaysia: Temiar Blockade and Indigenous Rights

Eight indigenous peoples were arrested in Malaysia for attempting to set up a blockade and prevent loggers from entering their village. The villagers are against the agricultural project of the...

Brazil: ‘Vale’ is Elected the World's Worst Corporation

Singapore: Greening Initiative

Video Highlights: Music, Indigenous Initiatives, Indignation and Wonder

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories including video from Latin America, East Asia, Middle East and North Africa and Eastern and Central Europe, selected by Juliana Rincón...

Video: Online Media by and for Indigenous People

Djibouti: 2012 Djibouti Whale Shark Expedition

Jordan: Let it Snow

The long awaited white visitor has arrived to Jordan, after a couple of dry cold fronts it came and quickly melted. It didn't even accumulate but it brought in lots...

El Salvador: New Attack Against Anti Mining Activists

Understanding Singapore Floods

South Korea’s Richest Conglomerate Criticized for Environmental Pollution

Russia: Moscow Population Cuts

Nepal: More Powercuts

Bulgaria: Protests Against Shale Gas Exploration

Uruguay: How to turn waste into a wallet

Madagascar: After the Land Grab Affair, Is Daewoo Back in the Country ?

Video Highlights: Activism, Freedom of Speech, Identity and Culture

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories including video from Middle East and North Africa, Sub Saharan Africa, Western, Eastern and Central Europe, East Asia and Latin America,...

Belarus: Before and After Chernobyl

Russia: Yakutsk Cold Without Cure

Bhutan: Enjoying Snowfall

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