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Congo's bad year Is about to get worse

For a country that has witnessed millions of deaths, brutal colonial rule, and devastating dictatorship, the past year in the D R Congo still stands out as bleak.
from AllAfrica, IRINI on May 26, 2017.

Fate of world’s wildlife hangs on sustainable tourism

“While wildlife keeps all of us alive, its future is squarely in our hands. We alone will determine the fate of the world’s wildlife and so our own destiny.”
from WWF on May 25, 2017.

A dying Indian river returns to life

A seven-year river rejuvenation project aims at bringing back river Kumudavathi by recharging groundwater
from Down to Earth on May 22, 2017.

Sandmining is destroying Asia’s rivers

Uncontrolled extraction of sand and rocks from riverbeds for construction is killing rivers across South Asia and China.
from China Dialogue on May 17, 2017.

Riyadh makes progress on massive public transit system

Saudi Arabia’s capital city is building the world’s largest public transit system, which is due for completion by the end of 2018.
from Environment News Service on May 15, 2017.

Forty years of the ‘Mad Mothers’ in Argentina

Forty years after the foundation in Argentina of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, some of them are still searching for their disappeared loved ones.
from LatinoLife on May 11, 2017.

Forty years of the ‘Mad Mothers’ in Argentina

Forty years after the foundation in Argentina of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, some of them are still searching for their disappeared loved ones.
from LatinoLife on May 11, 2017.

Whose power plans are greener: China or India?

In the years ahead China looks set to lead on renewables, but India’s power sector will be greener overall.
from China Dialogue on May 9, 2017.

Hydro boom in southwestern China outpaces electricity demand

Will the expansion of hydropower shift southwest China to a low carbon future, or simply overexploit a fragile ecosystem?
from China Dialogue on May 5, 2017.

The survival of Africa’s indigenous peoples ‘seriously threatened’

The cultures and survival of indigenous peoples in Africa are seriously threatened, says a report on the state of indigenous peoples worldwide.
from IPS on May 3, 2017.
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