Stories about Environment from July, 2019
While forest fires are no rarity in Siberia, climate scientists stated that this year’s fires spread particularly aggressively due to a combination of strong winds and the unusually hot summer.
Periodismo de Barrio launches a special report on the effects of drought on the people in Cuba.
The lives of 9 million people are affected in southern India, as Chennai, one of the six fastest-growing cities in the world, faces the worst water crisis in its history.
A rickshaw ban on three major roads in Dhaka city saw a huge protest from the rickshaw-pullers and some netizens who use this convenient mean of transport.
Women in Small Island Developing States are most at risk when it comes to the climate crisis. Luckily, different groups of Jamaican women are tackling the problem from every angle.
A car-free-day in Colombo sounds like a good idea from an environmental point of view, but there are other concerns -- and exposure to street harassment tops the list.
"I had this normal life, free of stress. There were no suicide bombings, no killings. Today our lives are full of uncertainty."
"We've done a lot of things that were very new at that time."
Resistance to a remote landfill has grown into a nationwide environmental protest movement.
These environmental activists teach young people in Dar es Salaam about the importance of nature conservation and the threat of single-use plastic on the environment.
Thousands have lost their homes in the deluge, and some commentators aren’t taking ‘natural disaster’ as an answer.