Latest stories about Environment
10 November 2013
Just a few weeks after suffering from a deadly earthquake, the Visayas part of the Philippines was ravaged by the world's strongest storm.
3 November 2013
The popular but controversial 'topeng monyet' (masked monkey) shows are now banned in the streets of Jakarta, Indonesia.
29 October 2013
TribeWanted has developed a model for self-sustainable eco-retreats that are co-funded by members and operated together with locals at a growing number of worldwide locations.
26 October 2013
A proposed steel plant is threatening the homes and livelihoods of residents in Jagatsinghapur, India. Activists are fighting an uphill battle against the governments and company behind the project.
25 October 2013
The Greenpeace activists locked up in Murmansk may be suffering the worst luck of anyone in the ongoing scandal surrounding Russia's Arctic drilling, but they aren't the only ones hurting.
23 October 2013
The Minamata Convention on Mercury, a global legally binding instrument on mercury was adopted in Minamata, Japan. The city known for tragedy now hopes to be known for solutions.
17 October 2013
Women leaders from various communities in the Amazon have participated in a "Mobilization for Life" to show their opposition to the president's decision to suspend the environmental Yasuní-ITT initiative.
13 October 2013
Over 300 microtremors hit the northern area of Valencia and southern Catalonia. The quakes could be related to the activities of a controversial natural gas company called the Castor Project.
12 October 2013
If social media had a Richter scale, comments about the earthquake that struck last night would have registered high, judging from the timelines of Twitter and Facebook users.
11 October 2013
The tremors may have been caused by injecting gas in an undersea reservoir that the corporation Castor project manages.