Stories about Environment from June, 2017
"They've finished eating the wild plants and are now going into the villages where there is more vegetation. They eat everything in their path. All plant life is at risk."
Sagar Giri's photos carry the logo: “i click for conservation.”
"Couldn't believe this is exactly the same beach which I visited last year and my friend was like, man, its so dirty."
A Win for Citizen Activism After UNESCO Asks Macedonia to Stop All Construction Projects on Lake Ohrid
Lake Ohrid in Macedonia is the oldest lake in the European continent but the previous Macedonian government wanted the natural heritage area to be converted into a mega resort.
The Guardian's portrayal of an Italian expat as the central figure in a noble fight to save the environment from local hordes erases the complex reality of a Kenyan region.
"I'd do anything to move to La Cumbrecita."
"A year after the resettlement, residents only just received power and still do not have running water. They are left to rely on collecting rainwater and deliveries from aid groups."
Tropical Storm Bret was milder than it could have been, but some areas of Trinidad and Tobago still suffered damage.
See their stripes, dots, and colors up close, thanks to these shots by photographer Susheel Shrestha.
A tropical storm with an attitude makes landfall in Trinidad and Tobago -- and causes a stir in the Twittersphere.
"Just as Hong Kong consumers have a responsibility to stop eating shark fin, restaurant groups like Maxim's also have an equal responsibility to stop selling it."
"The landslide took scores of lives. But it does not end there. More lives will be lost...Do you get it? There is no more fuel available in petrol pumps..."
Meet Said Salim Abu Naser, a proponent of sustainable agriculture living and working in Gaza City, Palestine, along the Mediterranean Coast.
The reactor restarts are welcome news to isolated host communities. However, residents of one of Japan's most densely populated regions are fearful about the potential for another massive nuclear accident.
Thousands of people have gathered in Verwada village in Barwani district to celebrate the newest festival in Madhya Pradesh – the festival of Rani Kajal Mata, an ancient, indigenous deity.
"Pedicabs...provide an essential mobility service for much of South Asia. The industry to produce and manage cycle rickshaws likewise is also a major employment and income source..."