Stories about Environment from April, 2017
Port of Spain Explores Spaces for Public Art After Controversial Crackdown
Might online support for a small Trinidadian artist be the spark that finally creates sustainable display spaces for public art in the capital city?
One Small Town's Referendum on Gold Mining Is a Big Victory for Citizen Participation in Macedonia
It was the first successful referendum since Macedonia gained independence 26 years ago.
‘Lalades,’ the Local Tulips That Signal Spring on Greece's Chios Island
The local Chios term for tulip, lalades, speaks to the flower's historical migration.
A Colombian Philosopher Explores the Alternatives to Overusing Mother Nature
"It might sound like a cliché: 'We must unite to face worldly problems', but that unity is necessary. Divided peoples don't win."
Protests in Italy Save Hundreds of Ancient Trees on the Chopping Block for Gas Pipeline Construction
The olive trees are not only essential to many people's livelihoods, but also beloved by local residents.
Vietnamese Continue to Demand Justice a Year After Toxic Waste Spill That Caused Massive Fish Kill
"Formosa must accept full responsibility and make efforts in returning the clean environment to our country, our people and central Vietnam before leaving Vietnam."
Fed Up With Local Government, Siberian Environmentalists Beg Leonardo DiCaprio for Help
In Krasnoyarsk, the third largest city in Siberia, local environmentalists have found their savior: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio.
How a Kurdish Conservationist Is Protecting the Persian Leopard in War-Torn Iraq (Video)
In the mountains of northeastern Iraq’s Kurdistan region, wildlife conservationist Hana Ahmed Raza and a team of researchers with Nature Iraq are working to protect the ghost-like Persian leopard.
Ready your Vaseline and face mask—it's hay fever season in Japan
It is estimated that 1 in 4 of Japan’s population of 123 million people suffer from hay fever. Why are pollen allergies so common in Japan?