Stories about Environment from July, 2022
Curbing noise pollution in Trinidad & Tobago: Whose job is it, anyway?
The Summary Offences Act “clearly states that the police have the primary jurisdiction when it comes to noise, especially from the [music] trucks."
Digital connectivity projects reduce climate change impacts in Gran Chaco, South America
Connectivity and access to technology allow the Gran Chaco communities to organize, communicate and react in a more timely manner to climatic emergencies.
Mushroom trekking in the Himalayas
A three-week eco-tourism trek to Everest Base Camp by a group of Nepali and American mycologists identified over 150 species of mushroom in the Himalayas.
The history of Turkey's unpopular hydroelectricity projects in Southeastern Anatolia
Turkey's hydrology projects along the Tigris and Euphrates have attempted to modernize Southeastern Anatolia, often at the cost of local history, tradition, or desires.
Iraq, Iran, and local residents continue to oppose Turkey's hydroelectric projects along the Tigris
The Ilisu Dam, completed in 2019, has flooded the 12,000-year-old city of Hasankeyf, destroyed farms in Iraq, and caused dust storms in Iran. Is the destruction worth the benefit?
The tide is rising against deep sea mining
"If allowed to go ahead, mining will irreversibly destroy ancient deep sea habits and impact those who rely on the ocean for their livelihood."