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· February, 2008

Stories about Environment from February, 2008

22 February 2008

Kuwait: A Dusty but Profitable Week

Dust storms are wreaking havoc in Kuwait. But amid the dust, there is a silver lining, with a Cabinet decision to grant an extra KD120 (US $435) monthly bonus for...

Venezuela: Falling Profits for PDVSA

21 February 2008

Tunisia: New Wind Farms Soon

Ecuador: Government Declares Emergency Due to Flooding

Many parts of Ecuador are suffering from heavy flooding, which led the government to declare a national emergency. Some bloggers write about what this will mean for those affected and...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Moon Shadow

Trinidad & Tobago: Eclipse Tonight

20 February 2008

Russia: BP Closes Sakhalin Office

Madagascar: After the storm Ivan, the aftermath

Tropical Cyclone Ivan has now left Madagascar leaving behind several regions in shambles and thousands of people without homes. The official account by the authorities reports 2 deaths and 15,000...

18 February 2008

Trinidad & Tobago: Vision for Development?

Madagascar: Cyclone Ivan Wrecking Havoc.

Tropical Cyclone Ivan has landfalled in the Northeastern region of Madagascar on February, 17th and it is now categorized as a category 4 Hurricane. (via meteo france) Even though Madagascar...

Trinidad & Tobago: Protecting the Ocean

Puerto Rico: Total Eclipse

Kyrgyztsan: Kyrgyz Authorities Cut Off Tajikistan

Kazakhstan: More State Control in Economy

Japan: Indoor Cultivation

China: Spielberg, the Olympics, and oil

Chinese bloggers shocked world media and those calling for a boycott of the Beijing Olympics this week with blog posts revealing a wide variety of Chinese opinions both independent from...