Stories about Environment from July, 2017
"In Taiwan, it is very easy...to chant the slogan of independence...but in China, the price is that the dozen people in the office would disappear the next day.”
"It should be about taking care of what we have left… It’s not only us Saami that pay the price. We will destroy our planet."
Climate change is forcing many of Mongolia's nomadic herders to abandon their traditional lifestyle and move to Ulaanbaatar. That's making a big smog problem in the city even worse.
Brazil’s First Indigenous Online Radio Station Uses Digital Media to Promote Native Languages and Communities
Rádio Yandê uses technology to shred stereotypes and misconceptions about Brazil’s native communities.
"No, Mr. Mayor, nobody has called you to fix mosquito nets inside their homes. You were given the responsibility to kill mosquitoes so we don't require mosquito nets..."
The lake has become a symbol of the dire state of Ethiopia’s natural resources at a time when Ethiopia’s fast-growing population needs more of everything.
"The mainstream media is spreading the news with enthusiasm. This is leading to more people being interested in killing these animals."
"Just think about it, the packets that end up on a street corner or in a dump grow into a plant."
"I have nothing against recycling, but to suggest that the children of the poor be squeezed into the old buses from the companies’ trash..."