Stories about Environment from June, 2018
The Nepali “sausage vine” evergreen plant is famous in the United Kingdom, yet remains unknown in Nepal
"We plant and eat fruits of foreign origin like avocado and kiwi...However, we don’t even know that foreigners are trading delicious fruits taken from our own jungles."
The signing of 10 presidential decrees is the center of an agitated debate in the press and online.
"With decision makers still jammed in the vicious cycle of coal and nuclear, building a strong climate movement that crosses borders seems more important than ever."
Taiwanese and Vietnamese activists are working together to pursue justice for the victims of the Vietnam marine life disaster
"This is the pain of Taiwanese. If we experience this kind of pain, we should not then inflict it on Vietnam."
Soot causes cancer and lung disease, and long-term exposure to soot increases the risk of coronary artery disease.
"You can do the same ...its a habit of travellers to litter along as they travel .Keep your trash and dump when you get to your destination"
"We will not leave our homes. We will fight so long as there are people supporting us and giving us the strength to fight."
A social entrepreneur with ‘a pebble of an idea’ is taking on the Goliath of Jamaica's plastic pollution
"It's about being aware and ‘awake’ — becoming sensitive to environmental impacts. We are detached from nature; we are no longer a part of the ecosystem. It's a national problem."