07 May '12, 4pm

On Our Radar: Myanmar's Ecosystems: Investors descend on Myanmar, which up to now has been spared the worst rava...

On Our Radar: Myanmar's Ecosystems: Investors descend on Myanmar, which up to now has been spared the worst rava...

On Our Radar: Myanmar’s Ecosystems By THE NEW YORK TIMES Associated Press Birds like the Gurney’s pitta thrive in Myanmar’s rain forests. Activists in Myanmar, a biodiversity hot spot where environmental rules are practically nonexistent, worry that the country’s new openness could open the way for harmful exploitation by developers. [Associated Press] Peru’s Health Ministry asks people to avoid beaches in Lima and north of the capital until officials can determine what has caused the deaths of hundreds of dolphins and pelicans. [CNN] The Czech government plans a two-year moratorium on granting licenses for shale gas exploration because of unresolved environmental concerns. [Reuters] Thousands of people around the world stage events to call attention to climate change and extreme weather in a campaign called “Connect the Dots.”[350.org] 350.org New Yorkers gathered at the ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/07/on-our-radar-my...

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On Our Radar: New York's Communal Bikes

On Our Radar: New York's Communal Bikes

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 May '12, 11am

On Our Radar: New York’s Communal Bikes By THE NEW YORK TIMES Citi Bike New York’s bike-sharing program, which gets under ...

Myanmar on track to fix forex system by end-2013: IMF

Myanmar on track to fix forex system by end-201...

channelnewsasia.com 08 May '12, 3am

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund said Monday that Myanmar could be Asia's next boom economy if the country stic...

AFP: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives passport #Bu...

channelnewsasia.com 08 May '12, 10am

YANGON: Myanmar has issued opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi with a passport, her party said on Tuesday, as the former po...

Myanmar issues Aung San Suu Kyi with passport, as she prepares to make her first overseas trip in 24 years

Myanmar issues Aung San Suu Kyi with passport, ...

straitstimes.com 08 May '12, 10am

In a file picture taken on March 5, 2012, Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech during an electoral...

Myanmar needs 'sustainable, sound aid': Suu Kyi

Myanmar needs 'sustainable, sound aid': Suu Kyi

straitstimes.com 06 May '12, 2pm

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi smiles during a news conference after a meeting with Melanne Verveer (not in...

On Our Radar: Lugar, the G.O.P. and Climate Cha...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 May '12, 12pm

Associated Press Senator Richard G. Lugar on Tuesday as voters headed into polling places. Richard G. Lugar, the longtime ...

"Hack: Traffic Stop" —Cabdrivers develop a radar for cops the way dog owners develop a radar for dogshit...

"Hack: Traffic Stop" —Cabdrivers develop a rada...

chicagohack.com 09 May '12, 6pm

About a month ago I was taking a passenger home to Lakeview from Midway and got pulled over for speeding. It was 9pm or so...

In #oil and #gas rich #Myanmar, impoverished villagers want share of energy bonanza #AFP

In #oil and #gas rich #Myanmar, impoverished vi...

channelnewsasia.com 09 May '12, 6am

SHWERI CHAI, Myanmar: For decades the islanders of Shweri Chai, a speck of land in the Bay of Bengal, have extracted oil u...