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· February, 2011

Stories about Environment from February, 2011

13 February 2011

Bangladesh: Proposed International Airport Stumbles Over Environment Controversy

A recent venture by the Bangladesh government to takeover 25000 acres of wetlands (Arial Beel) 60km South of the capital city of Dhaka, for a proposed International airport and satellite...

11 February 2011

Peru: Inambari Hydroelectric Project Generates Rejection

The Inambari hydroelectric project in the Peruvian Amazon jungle has sparked public debate and generated rejection due to its potential impact on the local ecosystem and because 80% of the...

5 February 2011

Colombia: Car-Free Day in Bogotá

On February 3, the city of Bogotá held a Car-Free Day --a day when restrictions are placed on the circulation of private vehicles. The day is designed as a strategy...

1 February 2011

Video: Explosive Chinese Popcorn

Videos of a unique Chinese popcorn making technique are doing their rounds on the internet. While for many popcorn popping has a unique rhythm to it that trickles from a single...

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