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· August, 2019

Stories about Environment from August, 2019

31 August 2019

Hurricane Dorian ambles through the Caribbean, but The Bahamas may still feel its wrath

Hurricane Dorian may well not yet have shown what it is capable of.

30 August 2019

Mass tree-planting in Ethiopia broke world records, but its impact will take time

Mass tree-planting projects are exciting, but the solution is never as simple as it seems. Send a Cow encourages smallholder farmers to plant multi-purpose trees in harmony with the environment.

24 August 2019

An effect of rising deforestation in Brazil, Amazon fires turn into a global crisis

Besides Jair Bolsonaro's policies, experts point to deforestation, seasonal burnings, lack of funding and inspection as the main causes to a record-breaking year in number of wild fires.

22 August 2019

Reducing carbon footprint and waste generation is the need of the hour, says Indian environmentalist

Global Voices talked with lawyer and environmentalist Afroz Shah, prominently known for launching the world's largest beach clean-up drive in India's financial capital, Mumbai.

19 August 2019

Will Zimbabwe succeed in overturning a ban on the ivory trade?

Zimbabwe is currently sitting on a stockpile of seized ivory worth hundreds of millions.

9 August 2019

Talking trash: Lebanese citizens continue to mobilize to solve the garbage crisis

A solution for Lebanon’s garbage problem is yet to be made after the government held off on a decision to build incinerators during talks that took place within Beirut.

The breathtaking beauty of the Caribbean showcased on Instagram

Two regional travel magazines celebrate the Caribbean's natural beauty by calling attention to its most amazing travel destinations — in print and on Instagram!

7 August 2019

China’s hunger for minerals stirs resistance in rural Thailand

Chinese efforts to obtain a cheap source of a crop-boosting mineral are raising fears of an environmental crisis among farming communities in Thailand.