· May, 2010

Stories about Environment from May, 2010

Haiti: For Sale?

  5 May 2010

The Haitian Blogger draws attention to “the plan [by an energy company] to ‘buy’ the island of La Gonave…yet a public disclosure of the status of any agreements is unknown outside of the principles involved.”

Bermuda: Isn't it Ironic?

  5 May 2010

Vexed Bermoothes points out some ironies about his island, one of which is that “the Bermuda Department of Tourism personnel never seem to wear Bermuda shorts”; fellow blogger Beach Lime calls it a missed opportunity.

Saudi Arabia: Covering the Rain

Saudi Arabia's citizen media community pulled all the stops to cover torrential rains which struck Riyadh today. Scores of videos, hundreds of photographs and thousands of tweets are being exchanged at the time of writing this article. Here's a quick snap shot.

Barbados, Haiti: U.S. Oil Spill

  3 May 2010

Barbados Free Press and HAITI, Land of Freedom blog about the explosion of the bp oil rig which “is spewing 5000 barrels of oil a day into the already-not-pristine waters of the Caribbean.”

The State of Citizen Media in Madagascar

  2 May 2010

It has been an eventful for the citizen media scene in Madagascar. The blogosphere in Madagascar has been growing slowly but steadily the past decade, slightly struggling  to find its voice until the 2009 political crisis. The sudden precipitation of events that provoked  high demand for frequent updates provided a...