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· June, 2010

Stories about Environment from June, 2010

23 June 2010

Taiwan: “When the Excavators Came to the Rice Fields”

Now occupying only 1.8% of total GDP in Taiwan, no one can deny that local agriculture has lost its once highly-respected status and is almost dying under many political decisions...

Mexico: 300,000 Tons of Electronic Waste

21 June 2010

East Timor: Expansion of the Energy Sector under Discussion

The past months have revealed serious tensions between Timorese leaders, Australia, and Woodside Petroleum, a multinational company hoping to profit from new petroleum resources in Timorese and Australian territory. At...

Colombia: Beauty Queen falls from Molested Mare

Singapore: Government steps up anti-littering drive

Despite the strict laws against littering in Singapore, the number of offenders still went up in recent years prompting the government to intensify its anti-litter campaign. A more aggressive shame...

20 June 2010

Brazil: Fire in Rio de Janeiro Mobilizes Online Campaign

One of the city’s postcards, the Lagoa neighborhood, was victim of a huge fire at Morro dos Cabritos, an area of Atlantic Rainforest. Soon a campaign against the release of...

19 June 2010

Peru: Southern Peru on Strike Reclaiming Gas

A 24-hour strike in protest of the Camisea gas export took place in various departments of southern Peru. The villagers complained about the gas moving abroad, while they have a...

Puerto Rico: Students Clean University Campus as a way of Celebrating Victory

Remembering the 1969 Singapore great flood