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· January, 2014

Stories about Environment from January, 2014

17 January 2014

Preserving The Hidden History Of Old Dhaka

North Sulawesi in Indonesia Hit by Flashflood and Landslide

The town of Manado in Indonesia was hit by a massive flashflood and landslide that displaced more than 40,000 residents. The landslide reportedly buried dozens of cars and passengers.

16 January 2014

Is Pakistan's Much-Needed Gas Pipeline a Pipe Dream?

In early December, Iran cancelled a 500 million US dollar loan to help Pakistan finance its part of a gas pipeline that authorities hope will combat Pakistan's dire energy crisis.

Urging Indians to ‘Take the Poo to the Loo’

Sanitation and hygiene remain critical problems for India, with about 50% of its population still defecating in the open. UNICEF India's #poo2loo campaign aims to raise awareness about this issue.

Hydroelectric Projects in Panama: “Promised Development But Created Disaster”

11 January 2014

Viral Photo of a Giant Squid Found in California is Fake

The doctored image accompanied a fake report from Lightly Braised Turnip, which appears to be a satire website. That didn't stop many Web users from circulating the news as real.

PHOTOS: Mount Sinabung Eruption Displaced 20,000 in Indonesia

After being dormant for 400 years, Indonesia's Mount Sinabung suddenly erupted and displaced more than 20,000 villagers. It has erupted for more than 200 times already since last year

PHOTOS: How Pebble Mining is Destroying Villages in Myanmar

10 January 2014

‘Abita’, Animated Short Film About Fukushima Children

Predictions for China’s environment in 2014

PHOTOS: Christmas Flooding in the Eastern Caribbean

On Christmas Eve several islands in the Eastern Caribbean, including Dominica, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines experienced heavy rainfall and severe flooding.

9 January 2014

Voices from the Victims of Naphtha Cracker Pollution in Taiwan

A recent study found that residents in the area of a petrochemical processing plant have increased exposure to several toxic air pollutants, including carcinogens.

7 January 2014

Why Elders Protect Doves in Rural Mali

The Challenges of Daily Life in Conakry, Guinea

Life in Conakry, Guinea can get quite challenging for several reasons. Learn why and how things can change for the better.

6 January 2014

A Year of Campaigns for Iran

Hope is alive in Iran for improving the situation for fellow citizens. Here are some of the campaigns we followed in 2013.

5 January 2014

Argentina: Intense Heat Affects Polar Bear in Captivity

The large heat wave in Argentina is affecting the only polar bear in captivity in the country. The people of Argentina are asking to give him decent living conditions.

1 January 2014

China 2013 in Review

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