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· July, 2014

Stories about Environment from July, 2014

“Very Difficult to Care about Madagascar”

Thomas Friedman recently traveled to Madagascar and posits that Americans need to pay more attention to the economic and ecological disaster that threatens the island. Some of his readers did...

Indian Scientists Are Preventing Wild Elephant Attacks With Text Messages and TV

A small team tracks elephants during the day and gives the information to TV channels. Text messages are sent to those who are within a two-kilometre radius of elephant movement.

Oil Spill in the Peruvian Amazon First Poisons Children, Then Employs Them

Once again the indigenous Kukama community watches as its lands are polluted by an oil spill; in this case, state oil company Petroperú is responsible.

Improper Land Allocation Harms Trinidad & Tobago's Public Interest

Property ownership is a critical ingredient of the society we are trying to build. No one can deny that. The wealthiest people and companies in this society have made a...

Third Festival in Santa Catarina, Tláhuac, Mexico

More and more people are sharing their content on Medium, and Ximena Arrieta, consultant in Strategic Communications, is using her content as an additional medium and coverage for the connection...

Recycling Fashion

This week, Rut Abraín from Esturirafi shares some wonderful ideas that would help our economy and reduce space in our closets, even help people in need, and the planet, by...

Cuban Architect Mario Coyula Remembered

Bloggers mourn the passing of prominent Cuban architect Mario Coyula, who died at 79 from cancer.

Packaging and Ecosystem

Are you someone who cares about the packaging of the products you buy and use? Biologist Rut Abrain Sánchez does, and on her blog Esturirafi she shows six examples of...

This Project Is Helping France Unlearn Its Stereotypes About Romania

Newsroum is a school project from La Sorbonne journalism school in France that is dedicated to fighting clichés about Romania.

If It's Still Useful, Don't Dump It!

On the blog Esturirafi [es], biologist Rut Abrain writes frequently about her environment-related thoughts and advise. This time [es], she blogs about the issue of obsolence and shares tips to...

The Victims of China’s Soil Pollution Crisis

A very in-depth investigation published by ChinaFile on the problem of soil pollution in China.

Serbian Artists Create “Neighborly Hanger” for Handouts

The image of the poorest segments of the population rummaging through trash cans has, unfortunately, become a common one in many Balkan countries in the past few years. From some...

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