Stories about Environment from November, 2017
Hippos Mysteriously Die in Droves at a Namibian Natural Park
"Concerns have also been raised that the disease may have affected other animals in the park, particularly Crocodiles that are likely to have fed on any dead animals..."
Rice Fields and Carabaos: A Glimpse of Rural Life in the Philippines
Through photos he shared with Global Voices, veteran photographer Lito Ocampo captured not just the typical scenes in a lowland farming village but also the state of Philippine agriculture.
Glimpses of Hope as Dominica Rebuilds After Hurricane Maria
"You will see the drastic difference in how the landscape changed after the storm [...] I’m planning future timelapse films, to hopefully showcase the return of our lush, green landscapes."
With a Little Help From Humans, the Caribbean's Birds Are Attempting a Post-Hurricane Comeback
Wildlife suffers from the effects of natural disasters too, and after the tough 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, conservationists across the Caribbean are helping bird populations to be resilient.
As the MENA Region Heats Up, UN Climate Change Talks are Under Pressure
"The Arab region is currently suffering from drought, which is only the beginning of the consequences of climate change. Discussions should take into account the communities most affected."
Albanian Activists Hold Two-Day Protest Against the Building of Hydropower Plants in Valbona National Park
There are three hydropower plants under construction, and eight more are being considered by the Ministry of Energy in the pristine natural heritage areas across Albania.
Toxic Smog in New Delhi Leaves Residents Coughing and Demanding Action
“I have been coughing for over a month, and it is only [recently] I realized that it’s because of the pollution. But no one is doing anything about it.”
Activist Faces Imprisonment For His Book Criticizing The Indian River Inter-Linking Project
"Sedition case for writing against river linking! This is a most financially, socially, environmentally disastrous idea."