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· January, 2009

Stories about Environment from January, 2009

21 January 2009

Brunei: Rainy days and flooding

It is the middle of the annual North-East Monsoon season and Brunei has been experiencing strong winds and rainfall. It was just ten days ago that part of the country...

Myanmar: Extreme cold weather

19 January 2009

Malaysia: Lessons from the flooding disaster

Last week, flooding hit several areas in the Sarawak State of Malaysia. Bloggers recount their experience and the lessons to be culled from the flood disaster. The flooding was the...

Serbia, Russia: NIS-Gazprom Deal

Guyana: Flooding Controversy

Guyana has been experiencing severe bouts of flooding recently, causing damage to crops and livestock and outrage among bloggers.

Mongolia: Animals Elimination

18 January 2009

Russia: Ten Days At Sea Offshore Sakhalin

Ukraine: Ruthenians

Philippines: Helping flood victims through Plurk and blogs

Filipino bloggers have organized a feeding program for the benefit of flood victims in south Philippines. They announced their project through Plurk and other social networking sites.

Poland: Nuclear Power?

17 January 2009

Ukraine: Rescuing the European Bison

Ghana: Chocolate Tourism

Flashfloods and landslides in south Philippines

More than 115,000 people in the Philippines’ northern Mindanao region had fled to safety due to flashfloods and landslides. The local government reported that the series of flashfloods that struck...

Malaysia: Worst flooding in years

Malaysia’s State of Sarawak suffered from severe flooding last week. The two hardest hit areas were Kuching and Sibu. Almost 10,000 people were forced to move to higher ground because...

Indonesia: Flooding in 13 provinces

Thirteen Indonesian provinces experienced flooding the past week due to torrential rains. The disaster has claimed the lives of 14 people while three others are still missing. More than 50,000...