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Stories about Environment

18 April 2015

What Are We Doing to Our Children's Brains?

Environmental chemicals are wreaking havoc to last a lifetime. Can we save our kid's from unnecessary exposure?

US Ambassador Kennedy Visits Hiroshima Acknowledging Legacy of Atomic Destruction

US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy visited Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Museum and laid a wreath at the cenotaph for A-bomb victims - unprecedented for a US ambassador.

14 April 2015

How Do Madagascar's People Get By on So Little? With Lots of Ingenuity

"Ady Gasy", a documentary by rising filmmaker Lova Nantenaina, portrays the resourcefulness of Madagascar's people to overcome their daily struggles.

President Obama's Visit to Jamaica Wasn't All ‘Irie’

Some Jamaicans weren't so keen to see authorities falling over themselves to make Jamaica Obama-ready.

13 April 2015

The Cherán Indigenous Community's Remarkable Road to Self-Rule in Mexico

This is the first in a series of posts about the Cherán community, which took on organized crime, established self-government and uses citizen media to strengthen and preserve its traditions.

12 April 2015

Snow-Capped Mountains and Rushing Rivers, but No Water to Drink in Nepal's Capital

As the 7th World Water Forum kicks off in South Korea this week, Nepal provides an unusual case study of shortage in the midst of abundance.

6 April 2015

The Latest News from the Crisis in Iran's Lake Urmia

Iran Voices looks at recent efforts to save Lake Urmia, one of the world's largest saltwater lakes.

3 April 2015

Spreading the Seed of Permaculture from Timor-Leste to the Tropical World

A crowdfunding campaign aims at making The Tropical Permaculture Guidebook a reality - a practical reference guide for implementing permaculture techniques that are specific to tropical climates.

1 April 2015

Dust Storm Hits Saudi Arabia and its Smaller Neighbours

Some schools and universities will be closed in Saudi Arabia tomorrow as a major sandstorm hits the kingdom.

31 March 2015

The Government is Unprepared as Peru's Heavy Rains Unleash Lethal Landslides

The rain season is getting stronger and longer every year in Peru. This year at least seven people died in landslides caused by the rain in Chosica, near Lima.

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