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· November, 2007

Stories about Environment from November, 2007

Jamaica: The Road Less Traveled

“It's one of those moments when you stop waiting for something to happen, and you make something happen,” writes Francis Wade, as he sets about helping to fix certain roads...

Kazakhstan: The Big Oil Companies Are Making Concessions

Steve LeVine reports that a fresh concession by Chevron and Exxon Mobil in Kazakhstan is evidence of the shrinking influence of Big Oil. “After years of playing tough guy on...

Kazakhstan: The Coming Oil Plateau

Steve LeVine opines that Italy's Eni, negotiating on behalf of many of the world's largest oil companies with Kazakhstan, will try to satisfy Kazakhstan and proceed with the development of...

Turkmenistan: When Money Talks, Other Issues Walk

Abdulgamid reacts to the recent official visit of the UK and U.S. Ministers of Energy to Turkmenistan, saying that both officials have come to Ashgabat to discuss issues that have...

Puerto Rico: Environmental Activist Turns Himself In

Puerto Rican environmental activist "Tito Kayak" turned himself in to police on November 14 after a spectacular televised escape, following a week-long protest atop a 200-foot construction crane in San...

Iran:No to Circus

Several Iranian Green bloggers,including Mojgan Jamshidi,say[Fa] “no to circus” in Pardisan Natural Park in Tehran.They say that it is shameful to see suffering animals in a natural park.

Brazil: Recycling the idea of recycling

“If there is anything that should be recycled in Brazil, it is the concept that Brazilians have of recycling itself”. Starting by this idea, Nivaldo Simões shows in a detailed...

Bahrain: Gas Deal with Iran

Iran has signed a multi-billion gas deal with Bahrain. Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif has the details here.

Kuwait: Busy with Activities

It seems as if it's activity week in Kuwait. With cooler weather, Kuwait's bloggers are out of the doldrums and writing about their everyday activities. Kuwaiti blogger Abdullatof AlOmar has...

Barbados: Evolving Architecture

Cheese-on-bread follows the evolution of Barbadian architecture.

Egypt: Why is Israel Scared?

“I can't find a reason why Israel is so scared that any Arab or Islamic country would own a nuclear program !! Seriously I do not find a good reason...

Bahrain: Kitting Out An Islamic Car

This week in Bahrain we have a thoughtful post about the nature of God, a story of a sex education class, visitors’ varying experiences of both Bahrain and Spain, and...

Russia, Ukraine: Kerch Strait Disaster Podcasts

Yegor Timofeyev of Greenpeace Russia is podcasting (RUS) from the scene of the ecological catastrophe in the Kerch Strait over at PODstantsiya, a podcasting project of the Moscow-based Foundation for...

Bangladesh: Hurricane Sidr and the aftermath

Sidr is a category 4 Hurricane (deadlier than Katrina) raged its severest onslaughts packing winds of 240 kph (150mph) on the southern coast of Bangladesh from about 5:30pm Thursday to...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Grenada: Cost of Living

As the Grenadian Prime Minister calls for a regional summit to address the rising cost of living in the Caribbean, Abeni says: “Go ahead and have the summit but am...

Russia: Review of MacKinnon's ‘The New Cold War’

Michael Averko reviews Mark MacKinnon's The New Cold War at Siberian Light.

Bahamas: Future Shock?

Bahama Pundit‘s Larry Smith refers to the work of Alvin Toffler and Dr. James Canton to underscore the importance of the Bahamas being prepared for the inevitable challenges of the...

Japan: Giant Jellyfish

Edo from Pink tentacle blogs photos of giant jellyfish found nearby the coast of Japan sea.

South East Asia: Nocturnal Beauties

The nocturnal beauties of South East Asia.

Environment: Bloggers on Energy, and The Zero Africa Rally

Several bloggers deftly tackled energy issues, from nuclear energy, ideas of ‘plug and play power’, China's ‘Clean Ambitions’ and Green data centers. Be it South Africa, China or America, the...

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