Development News

Unpaved road through Serengeti to progress

To read more about Tanzania's recent announcement related to the Serengeti road: Richard Leakey: 'selfish' critics choose wrong fight in Serengeti road. After a week of confusion, the Tanzanian government…

15 conservation issues to watch

Deforestation near Gunung Palung in Indonesian Borneo. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler Deforestation, oil spills, coral acidification: these are just a few examples of ongoing, and well-researched, environmental changes that…

The ultimate bike trip: the Amazon rainforest

An interview with Doug Gunzelmann. Like all commercial roads through rainforests, the 5,300 kilometer long Rodovia Transamazonica (in English, the Trans-Amazonia), brought two things: people and environmental destruction. Opening once-remote…

The true cost of the Commonwealth Games

UK newspapers have been flooded this week and last by reports of the Commonwealth Games’ venue literally caving in and collapsing, athletes have deemed their village accommodation "filthy" and terrorists…
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