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· September, 2012

Stories about Environment from September, 2012

13 September 2012

China: Hulunbuir Grassland Destroyed by Coal Mining Activities

Hulunbuir Grassland, one of the most beautiful landscapes in inner Mongolia, is eroding as a result of coal mining near the surface of the ground. A Chinese blogger has pointed...

12 September 2012

Belarus, Ukraine: No More Gratis UK Visas for Chernobyl Children?

‘Diversity Within the Unknown’, a Conservation Blog in Bolivia

Few media outlets- mainstream, alternative or citizen-lead-, pay careful attention, or devote themselves fully, to the subject of conservation in Bolivia. Diversidad entre Pendientes is a blog that offers direct...

Jamaica: Coral Crisis

11 September 2012

China: Yangtze River Turned Red

9 September 2012

Video: San Cristobal Volcano Eruption in Northern Nicaragua

YouTube's Citizentube has a playlist of user submitted videos showing the dramatic volcanic eruptions of September 8th in Nicaragua. The San Cristobal volcano, the tallest in this Central American country,...

8 September 2012

Russia: Dreaming About Better Roads

RuNet Echo

Prime Minister Medvedev ordered the government to auction a construction contract to build another section of a still-incomplete toll road between Moscow and Saint Petersburg. By signing the decree, Medvedev...

7 September 2012

India: Standing Neck Deep in Water to Protest

Fifty one residents of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh have launched a ‘Jal Satyagraha' protest by standing neck deep inside the backwaters of Omkareshwar dam on Narmada river. The...

Venezuela: Is a Natural Disaster Looming Over Mata Redonda?

Neighbors of the Mata Redonda community, in the Venezuelan city of Maracay, are using citizen media to denounce a possible natural disaster if the contention wall that separates the zone...

Biking from Tunisia to China for Wetland Conservation

Tunisian Arafet Ben Marzou, 31, fulfilled a childhood dream when he gave up his university job and cycled from Tunisia to China, to draw attention to the conservation of wetlands...

Nepal: Hydro-power Sector Marred by Politics

Chinese Mitten Crabs Invade German Waters