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· October, 2006

Stories about Environment from October, 2006

Tajikistan: Roundup

Vadim reports on the latest buzz in the Tajik blogosphere.

Albania: Homemade Raki

“…After two weeks, the grapes were ready to be turned into raki. First they were loaded into the still…” – Step by step, Our Man in Tirana shows how a...

India: Rescuing Wildlife

The Doodle Spot looks into the issues that come up when ordinary people rescue wildlife. “Handicapped by the lack of guidelines that prescribe how to rear, where to rehabilitate these...

Lebanon: Communities and Contradictions

The Lebanese blogosphere is growing like crazy. This means that the following summary is not all inclusive. And in the attempt to cover as many new blogs or newly discovered...

Bolivia: Agrarian Reform

Wes Enzinna guest-blogs at Blog from Bolivia about Evo Morales’ land reform plan and the resistance it has met.

China: dam project in tiger leaping gorge

DANWEI has a post on the future and potential conflict of the dam construction plan in the tiger leaping gorge in Yunnan province.

Belize: Dog's eye view

Belizean canine blogger Nurse Melly reports on the progress of an animal shelter being build on Caye Ambergris and admonishes humans for feeding crocodiles.

Tanzania: agricultural residues for low-cost housing

African Architecture and Design writes about the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy:”One of the 2006 finalists for using agricultural residues to fire high-quality bricks for low-cost housing is the Mwanza...

Armenia: Critical Mass

At ArmYouth Blog, akhtamar reports on October 22nd's Critical Mass in Yerevan.

China: water in Beijing

Joel Martinsen in DANWEI translates a discussion about water conservation in Beijing, one of the measure is a ID system for water consumption.

Global Warming in Madagascar

Lakes Region, Madagascar. Photo by Claude Springer. After seeing Al Gore's film on global warming, Malagasy blogger Aiky from group blog Madagascar Croissance, reflected this week on the effects of...

Malawi: innovative use of SMS in Malawi

Mangaliso's World writes about innovative use of SMS applications in Malawi, “Observing carefully at the market cellular phone operators Telekom Networks Malawi is leading the way on added sms services...

Laos: Vegetable Garden

The blogger at introduces some vegetables from Laos that the blogger has been growing in her garden.

Tahiti: Google Earth Shots

Tavana Daniel of Tahiti: Litterature is (Fr) happy google earth updated their aerial shots of Tahiti but laments that the picture was not taken on a sunny day. She provides...

Bermuda: Green Day

Adjustah provides a roundup of the recent commentary from his fellow Bermudian bloggers, noting that today several of them are observing “Green Day” in protest of the preservation of the...

Kyrgyzstan & Azerbaijan: Pollution

Ben Paarman notes that Kyrgyzstan's Mailuu Suu has been listed as one of the ten most polluted sites on earth by a US environmental group. Elsewhere in Central Asia and...

Croatia: Online Discussions Overview

Some Croats feel nostalgic when they think about Tito's Yugoslavia, which broke into pieces in 1992. Turbo Kvrcko posts a funny “Wanted” image that depicts why he misses the good...

Lebanon: Beirut and Blogging

This week some of the bloggers of the Lebanese blogosphere flirt with Beirut and with blogging. But you will always find politics, religion and war. Remember that Lebanon is in...

Mongolia: Drinking Water

At A Year in Mongolia, Alexa discusses an impressive-sounding World Bank proposal for increasing access to and affordability of water in Mongolia only to find out that the same plan...

Mexico, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala: Volcano cams

Liz Henry gives a guided webcam tour of Latin America's volcanoes.

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