Stories about Environment from January, 2017
The Sundarbans is a World Heritage site due to its outstanding biodiversity.
"The most critical impact of this simple intervention blew me away..."
"To solve this problem they must shut down the Costa Brava landfill and fix the Ghadir River problem from the root. Anything short of that just won’t do."
One activist suggests that local officials sell the fallen trees -- many of them centuries-old -- to the timber industry for a profit.
Nickelodeon Won’t Get Its Underwater Theme Park in the Philippines, If Environmentalists Have Their Say
"For a channel that targets children, Nickelodeon is setting a terrible example to the younger generation by taking away their right to enjoy our natural resources," says one critic.
"Battle of the Saucepans" helped the community to view women as not only participants in the fight, but as protagonists. Just as they are in real life.
"I don't think I will live as long as 80. Look at the train and see what happens to our lungs. My grandpa, aunt and uncle all have lung cancer."
“I thought it was time for me to be brave and run for village leader,” Hamisah says.
Around the world, plant breeders are resisting what they see as corporate control of the food supply by making seeds available for other breeders to use.