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· October, 2013

Stories about Environment from October, 2013

6 October 2013

Hong Kong: Say No to Ivory Trade and Crafts

A coalition of concerned individuals and NGOs, Hong Kong for Elephants, rallied on October 4 calling on the Hong Kong Government to destroy its entire stockpile of 25 tonnes of...

4 October 2013

Protesters March Hundreds of Kilometers to Save Sundarbans from Coal Plant

The proposed coal plant would be only 14 kilometers away from the Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

New Romanian Law Takes Aim at Bucharest's 65,000 Stray Dogs

A deadly dog attack on a four-year-old boy last month spurred Romanian legislators to pass a law legalizing euthanasia after stray animals spend 14 days in public shelter.

3 October 2013

Senior Citizens Fight High-Voltage Tower Construction in South Korean Town

Most of Miryang's residents, elderly farmers in their 60s and 70s, have resisted for over eight years now, citing health risks and their strong attachment to the land.

1 October 2013

#EauSecours: The Hashtag Poking Fun at Water Shortage in Dakar, Senegal

Dark Humor Reigns As Russia's Winter Olympics City Floods

RuNet Echo

Sochi was hit by massive flooding last week, just as the International Olympic Committee wrapped up its final inspection visit. Videos of the storm's damage soon inundated the Russian Internet.