19 Dec '11, 4pm

On Our Radar: Hundreds Die in Floods in the Philippines: Water flowed faster down down mountainsides stripped of...

On Our Radar: Hundreds Die in Floods in the Philippines By THE NEW YORK TIMES Associated Press Residents retrieve a car that was washed away in flash flooding in the Philippine city of Iligan. Experts cite deforestation from illegal logging in the Philippines as a factor in catastrophic flooding on northern Mindanao over the weekend. The death toll there has reached 632, federal disaster officials say. [The Philippine Star] Brazil plans to establish a market for trading environmental assets, from direct carbon credits to securities related to preserving forests. [The Financial Times] People across the country are flocking to parks and other biodiverse areas to take part in the National Audubon Society’s annual three-week holiday bird count , which ends on Jan. 5. [The Denver Post] Santa Claus releases an estimated 69.7 million metric tons of carbon dioxide while circling t...

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In the Philippines, Yemas for Christmas

In the Philippines, Yemas for Christmas

eatingasia.typepad.com 21 Dec '11, 1am

A few years ago we spent Christmas in a small rural town in Pampanga, Philippines for Saveur magazine. It was one of most ...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Reports of Power Plant Protest in China

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 Dec '11, 12pm

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Demonstrators surround the town hall in Haimen, China, to protest pollution from a coa...

Lake Eyre Floods, South Australia: Lake Eyre di...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 18 Dec '11, 11pm

Heavy rain in March 2011 produced a relatively unusual event: water flowing into Lake Eyre. The southernmost and deepest l...

Philippines disaster may have been worsened by climate change, deforestation via @mongabay

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Philippines disaster may have been worsened by climate change, deforestation Jeremy Hance mongabay.com December 20, 2011 A...

Flash floods hit several areas in Singapore

Flash floods hit several areas in Singapore

channelnewsasia.com 23 Dec '11, 10am

SINGAPORE: Prolonged heavy rain over the southern and central parts of Singapore on Friday afternoon led to flash floods i...

Death toll from mammoth floods in the Philippines rises to 521: Red Cross

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straitstimes.com 18 Dec '11, 3am

A general view shows a village hit by flashfloods caused by typhoon Washi in Cagayan de Oro in southern Philippines. The d...

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care2.com 19 Dec '11, 4am

Last week the Obama administration proposed a new rule that would change the way plants and animals are classified under t...

Thai floods set to cut GDP growth

Thai floods set to cut GDP growth

channelnewsasia.com 19 Dec '11, 12pm

THAILAND: The massive floods that hit Thailand this year will slash gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the kingdom, an...

Storm-orphaned children comforted in Philippines

Storm-orphaned children comforted in Philippines

channelnewsasia.com 29 Dec '11, 2pm

ILIGAN CITY, Philippines: The deadly floods caused by storm Washi in southern Philippines -- which swept away whole villag...

Nearly 600 dead and missing in Philippines storm

Nearly 600 dead and missing in Philippines storm

straitstimes.com 17 Dec '11, 4am

Police approach a distraught resident following a flash flood that inundated Cagayan de Oro city, Philippines on Dec 17, 2...