Environment

1 August 2018
How a Turkish Grandmother Turned Green Ambassador Premium

Unlikely activist does her own research into the effects of coal-fired power plants and ends up informing the nation.

By Uygar Gultekin
 
26 July 2018
Mining Dispute Threatens Armenia’s Post-Revolutionary Political Consensus

The controversy pits the grassroots activists who brought a reformist government to power against foreign investors who promise the economic growth Armenia needs. From Eurasianet.

By Bradley Jardine and Grigor Atanesian
 
19 July 2018
Czech Police Holding Suspected Tiger-Part Smugglers Premium

Men accused of killing tigers and other animals bred in captivity as raw material for Chinese medicines.

 
4 June 2018
Contaminated Aral Sea Salt Causes Havoc Premium

An unusual storm made breathing difficult and raised fears of crop damage as dust and salt from the desiccated Aral Sea spread over hundreds of kilometers.

 
1 June 2018
Romania Busts Big Illegal Logging Ring Premium

Austrian company, government agencies suspected of involvement in long-running operation in Carpathian mountains.

 
11 May 2018
Moscow Region Chokes on Noxious Landfill Fumes Premium

Two officials face charges in one town as protests against bad air from other dumps run on.

 
1 May 2018
Russia Launches First Floating Nuclear Plant Premium

Intended to power a remote Arctic port, vessel sets off amid concern from Baltic countries, environmentalists.

 

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