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· October, 2009

Stories about Environment from October, 2009

19 October 2009

Maldives: Photos Of Underwater Cabinet Meeting

Mongolia: Only Mongolians Can Protect Mongolian Rangelands

United Kingdom: ‘Super injunction’ lifted on Côte d'Ivoire waste dumping report

Trafigura, the British oil trader, has finally released The Guardian newspaper from a secret injunction preventing it from reporting the so-called Minton Report, after an extraordinary week of online activity.

Africa discusses Climate Change

Blog Action Day 2009 was an online event organized by Change.org. It was a virtual gathering of voices discussing climate change. Bloggers from a sampling of countries in Sub Saharan...

Guadeloupe: The Water Days

In The French-speaking Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, also dubbed “the Island with Beautiful Waters”, water is vital. Bloggers share their thoughts on the recently concluded les Journées de l'Eau en...

18 October 2009

Hungary: “Downtown Smog Reducing Station”

Architects, artists, biologists and technicians worked together in downtown Budapest to show that a small plantation of algae could contribute to improving our environment.

16 October 2009

Morocco: Blogoma participates in Blog Action Day

Moroccan bloggers expressed their concern for the environment on Blog Action Day 2009, which focused on climate change this year. Water scarcity and energy dominated the conversation, reports Anas Alaoui.

Morocco: Next Earth Day to be held in Morocco

Israel: Sviva Israel is Best Practice in Social Media

Israel: Can Tel Aviv Become a Biking Mecca?

Israel:Blog Action Day for the Environment

On Blog Action Day, October 15, Israeli bloggers were already looking ahead to October 24 when environmental organizations, activists, and bloggers too, are planning a day of climate change protest...

Posts in Portuguese on Blog Action Day '09

Portuguese-speaking bloggers from various countries have joined global bloggers on Blog Action Day to reach readers and raise awareness of climate change.

Global Health: Can Condoms Combat Climate Change?

As scientists and policymakers search for high-tech ways to fight climate change, a proposed low-tech solution is creating controversy -- contraception. A look at the debate as part of Blog...

Caribbean: Blogging About Climate Change

October 15 is Blog Action Day 2009 and Caribbean bloggers are adding their voices to the global conversation about climate change.

15 October 2009

Greek Posts on Blog Action Day '09

This year's Blog Action Day was aimed at raising awareness about climate change. More than 150 Greek bloggers registered to participate.

Reading the world on Blog Action Day

More than 9000 bloggers are devoting a post to climate change today as part of Blog Action Day, an annual initiative started by Change.org to unite the world's bloggers in...

India: Pedal For Rights And Climate Change Awareness

Nepal: Bio-gas Revolution

In Nepal almost 87% of households depend on firewood as the primary energy source. However Biogas plants are emerging in Nepal in great numbers starting a green revolution.

Dominican Republic: Restricted Access to the Beaches?

Many beachgoers in the Dominican Republic are worried that the new Constitutional Article will restrict public access to beaches by giving more rights to private owners.