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· November, 2012

Stories about Environment from November, 2012

21 November 2012

Brazilian Guarani Community Denounces ‘Poisoned’ River

Malaysian Residents Oppose Rare Earths Refinery

Malaysia is set to build the world's largest rare earths refinery after the High Court rejected petitions opposing the project. In response environment groups, residents, and concerned citizens have vowed...

19 November 2012

On World Toilet Day, Introducing the Crap Map Project

300 Km Long March Against Rare Earths Refinery in Malaysia

To stop the Australian rare earths mining company, Lynas Corporation from operating a rare earths refinery in Pahang, Malaysia, a group of activists started a 300 km march, dubbed “the...

15 November 2012

Greece: New Platform Encourages Affordable Heat Options

Police Raid Video Blogger's Home in Japan

Japan's police raided the house of a video blogger who films anti-nuclear protests, for evidence of charges against a violent protester. Every Friday, anti-nuclear activists gather in front of the...

10 November 2012

Australia: Having Our Say about India, the World’s Largest Democracy

What lies ahead for India, which is not just the largest democracy but will soon have the biggest population? You can join the discussion of The World's Largest Democracy at...

8 November 2012

Guinea-Bissau: Chinese Loggers near Buba River

Hong Kong ‘Artificial Beach’ Will Destroy 200+ Coastal Habitats

Despite strong opposition from environmental groups and concerned citizens, the Hong Kong government is insisting on an artificial beach construction project that will destroy more than 200 coastline habitats.

7 November 2012

Central Asia's Spectacular Lakes

A New Start for Barack Obama in Africa?

Following the November 6, 2012, re-election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, Africa questions his legacy after four years in charge of an America more concerned with...

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