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· December, 2012

Stories about Environment from December, 2012

6 December 2012

Argentina's Impending ‘Monsanto Law’ is Not Welcome

A bill by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Argentina regarding genetically modified seeds has generated much controversy in different sectors who argue that Argentina could lose its...

Jamaica: Environmental Concerns

Fear of Food Crisis after Locust Invasion in the South of Madagascar

3 December 2012

Social Media Unites To Stand Up For Saving Colombo's Trees

In the last week of November a number of century old trees across Reid Avenue in Colombo were cut by the authorities. Caring citizens created a Facebook page titled “Stand...

2 December 2012

Voting for the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa

A yearly competition has been launched for the public to vote for entries into the list of the new seven natural wonders of Africa. The voting is currently underway. Some...

1 December 2012

Violent Crackdown on Monks Protesting China-backed Mine in Myanmar

Myanmar riot police violently dispersed six protest camps set up by Buddhist monks, activists, and farmers who are opposing the China-backed copper mine project in Monywa, Sagaing Division. The police...