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· January, 2011

Stories about Environment from January, 2011

Armenia: A pointless conversation and environmental waste

China: Better metrics for measuring Asian happiness

Taiwan: Product placement and the petrochemical industry

If a petrochemical company treats bloggers to a cushy on-site tour, do posts that follow count as corporate astroturfing? What, as some have alleged, if the excursion was funded by...

D.R. of Congo: UK listed companies want to drill oil in Virunga!

Guyana: The Need to Go Green

Mexico: The “Sistine Chapel of Crystals”

The "Cave of Crystals" in the Mexican town of Naica houses giant crystals known as "Moon Stones." The cave is a deadly place for humans to visit, but through the...

Russia: Toxic River Caused by Sochi Olympics Development

Jordan: Social Media Combats Deforestation Project

The Jordanian government scheduled the building of a new military academy within the Ajloun forest, one of Jordan's few remaining forested areas. Immediately, several pre-existing and ad hoc coalitions sprung...

Iran: 14 Lions Killed in Tehran Zoo

Environmental bloggers are angry and concerned about the killing of 14 lions in Tehran Zoo. Iranian media reported that the lions were put down because they were diagnosed with an...

Ecuador: Photos of the Rainforest

Argentina's Agricultural Sector on Strike: Economic or Political Impact?

Uganda: Does size matter?

South Korea: During Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak, A Female Official Died of Fatigue

St. Lucia: Getting Over Tomas

Brazil: Flooding in the Mountainous Region of Rio de Janeiro Devastated Cities

The mountaineous region of Rio de Janeiro is suffering what is being considered Brazil’s most-deadly natural disaster: there are more than 500 fatal victims and countless people left homeless so...

Tajikistan: A sliver of hope for economy

Haiti: Photo Commentary

Brazil: São Paulo annual floods and the biased media

Guyana: Adopt-a-Turtle

Guyana, St. Lucia, Haiti: Where Did The Money Go?

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