Stories about Environment from July, 2013
After the release of scientists kidnapped by the Mundurukus last June, the Brazilian government agreed to meet the indigenous and listen to their claims.
The island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, suffered over 60 years of use as a United States Navy military base and an area for bombing exercises.
Residents of Temuco, Chile, have protested an emergency decree that bans the use of firewood to provide heating in the middle of the winter.
Coal plant could also undermine Davao City’s reputation as Southeast Asia’s first smoke-free city.
Residents of Shiling town in China’s southern Guangzhou province took to the streets over pollution fears.
Civic groups say the project will cause irreversible harm to the environment by blocking water flow and meddling with the ecosystem.
But is this victory temporary? Some worry the project may pop-up in another densely populated area.
The deadly haze which swept Singapore and some parts of Malaysia this year was caused by the forest fires in Riau, Indonesia. Naturally, it attracted significant mainstream media attention but...
Several hundred residents in Jiangmen, a city near China’s southern Guangzhou, took to the street to protest against a planned uranium processing plant on July 12, 2013.
Brazil has passed a law authorizing the cultivation of sugar cane for the first time in areas of the Amazon forest and surrounding wetlands and savanna, causing concern among environmentalists.
A complex of nuclear fuel facilities has been quietly planned in Heshan in China's southern Guangdong province, unleashing a wave of anger among Web users over the hush-hush nature of...
As a plan to remove Istanbul's Gezi park sparked a mass uprising in Turkey in recent weeks, the people of Serbia were faced with a similar fight. A planned highway...