Stories about Environment
2 December 2014
"no understanding of culture and history... no joy and awe for the hand made building and the sweat and tears of our ancestors..."
30 November 2014
45% of Bangladesh—mostly people living in rural areas—is without electricity access. The Solar Home System Project is revolutionizing that imbalance.
25 November 2014
Given that climate change is causing increasing extreme weather, better waste management actually helps to prevent events like Super Typhoon Yolanda, which killed more than 6,000 people in the Philippines.
24 November 2014
Forty-one people were injured during the magnitude 6.8 temblor, but no deaths were reported. Twitter users snapped photos of public transportation gone dark and disheveled supermarkets.
23 November 2014
Environmental activist suffers serious injuries after an armed assault by the Spanish Navy on a Greenpeace boat protesting oil exploration in Spain's Canary Islands.
20 November 2014
Nepal's Gadhimai festival will welcome hundreds of thousands of pilgrims and about half a million of animals, whose gruesome fate increasingly concerns local and international rights activists.
19 November 2014
Recycling workers have spearheaded the launch of a national Zero Waste Alliance in Brazil, which seeks to have all materials of a product be reused, recycled or composted.
18 November 2014
The International Union for Conservation of Nature has placed bluefin tuna on its Red List of endangered species. Japan consumes about a quarter of the world's tuna catch.
"#G20Brisbane will be remembered for Abbott's crushing failure to convince the rest of the world to ignore #climatechange"
"They cry every time they retell their stories. And not just because they lost loved ones and what little properties they had during the storm."