Stories about Environment from December, 2017
2017 was a bit like a rollercoaster for the Caribbean archipelago, complete with incredible highs and stomach-churning lows.
Injustice abounds, but the human spirit is alive, kicking, and as beautiful as ever. Take a look at these highlights of Global Voices' coverage in 2017.
"The government should listen to what this coalition and the Lebanese people are saying"
Wildlife Sanctuary Announcement Is the Icing on the Christmas Cake for Jamaica's Environmental Campaigners
An environmentally sensitive area initially pegged to be a megaport development will now be transformed into a wildlife sanctuary intended to protect the critically endangered Jamaican Iguana.
The Center for Education and Promotion for Sustainable Development is a commitment to participatory environmental management and political ecology in Cuba.
Local citizens in southern Italy find ways to a proposed gas pipeline, despite the creation of a prohibited zone around the construction site.
Animal Carcasses, Tires, and Medical Waste: A New Report Highlights Health Risks of Lebanon's Trash Crisis
"When they burn we can’t breathe […] We’ve had to go to the hospital because of this."
"No one is chastising Ruthemium, or even Ruthenium-106. They’re chastising Rosatom for contradictory information and for jokes like this instead of a serious investigation into the accident."