Close

Donate today to keep Global Voices strong!

Watch the video: We Are Global Voices!

We report on 167 countries. We translate in 35 languages. We are Global Voices. Watch the video »

Over 800 of us from all over the world work together to bring you stories that are hard to find by yourself. But we can’t do it alone. Even though most of us are volunteers, we still need your help to support our editors, our technology, outreach and advocacy projects, and our community events.

Donate now »
GlobalVoices in Learn more »

Environment

Topic archive · 1585 posts


Latest stories about Environment

18 April 2014

Read this post.

In Bangladesh, Cycling to Break Free of Dhaka's Notorious Traffic

Dhaka is one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame.

Read this post.

How Online Discussions on Whaling Get Twisted in Japan

The International Court of Justice ruled against Japan's Southern Ocean whale hunt. Online conversation is often dominated by those fervently defending the custom of whaling.

Read this post.

Chinese Court Rejects Lawsuit Over Lanzhou Water Pollution

Tap water in Lanzhou was found to have benzene levels 20 times the national safety limit.

14 April 2014

Read this post.

Kuntur: A New Birdwatching App Launched in Colombia

Kuntur, a new android app, promises to make birdwatching easier for both experienced and amateur birders in Colombia.

11 April 2014

Read this post.

Residents Rescue Two Baby Otters in Taiwan

Two baby Eurasian otters were found on the island of Kinmen after their nest was destroyed by construction work.

7 April 2014

Read this post.

5 Fascinating Facts About the Leatherback Turtle

Nesting season is here. Learn a few facts about this sea turtle, which returns to the beaches of Puerto Rico each year to lay its eggs.

6 April 2014

Read this post.

Chinese State Media Downplays Protests Against PX Chemical Plant

About 1,000 Maoming residents rallied against the project over environmental and health concerns. Clashes reportedly left some injured, with rumors that some people were even killed.

5 April 2014

Read this post.

Chasing Bangladesh's Extreme Weather

The Great Bangladesh Weather Expedition aims to study the severe weather there, including flooding, tornadoes and drought.

4 April 2014

Read this post.

Singapore Poster Campaign Wants Public To Feel Guilty About Meat Consumption

A Singapore poster campaign in a busy train station wants the public to think twice about meat consumption.

3 April 2014

Read this post.

Environmental Emergency: Drought Kills Thousands of Animals in Colombia

More than 20 000 animals are reportedly dead due to the drought in Casanare, Colombia. Citizens and activists are using social networks to attract attention to this environmental emergency.

World regions

Countries

Languages