Environment

9 February 2017
Armenia: Before the Gold Rush

A British mining company has struck gold in southern Armenia. What’s in it for the locals? From openDemocracy.

By Peter Liakhov
 
27 January 2017
Record Smog Forces Ulaanbaatar to Take Action Premium

The Mongolian capital has few resources to battle pollution and associated poverty amid the economic downturn.

 
24 January 2017
Poverty, Poor Infrastructure Take Toll on Tajik Forests

The country may have lost two-thirds of its mountain forests in the quarter-century since independence.

 
17 January 2017
Scientists Dream of Reviving Extinct Caspian Tiger Premium

Could wild big cats soon be splashing in one of Central Asia’s great lakes?

 
23 December 2016
Poland’s Abused Carp Win Legal Reprieve Premium
Christmas may never be the same again for millions of Central Europeans.
 
3 November 2016
Kudos for Small, Pristine Slovenia Premium

Adriatic nation takes top spot as most environmentally friendly country in a new global ranking.

 
19 October 2016
Czech Underwater Cave Found to be World’s Deepest Premium

An expedition has revealed that an underwater limestone cavern in the eastern part of the Czech Republic is 12 meters deeper than the former world record-holder in Italy.

 
27 September 2016
Poland Threatens to Undermine EU Plan to Ratify UN Climate Deal Premium

Warsaw will only agree to fast-track EU approval of Paris Agreement on its own terms, Polish environment minister said. 

 

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