The Independent

August 5, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>The Dharavi neighborhood of Mumbai -- home to 600,000 residents -- is set to be razed and rebuilt under a massive redevelopment scheme.</p>
The Independent
July 2, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>Auto makers are set to launch new cars priced at $3000 in India. Andrew Buncombe reports on the massive social, economic, and environmental impact of the new affordable vehicles.</p>
The Independent
May 11, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>The first new bridge in Venice, Italy, in 70 years will first be constructed in a hangar before it is actually placed over the city's canal -- which many fear will cause the canal's banks to sink under the tremendous weight.</p>
The Independent
April 24, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>A peninsular area of land in Greenland has become an island off its coast due to rising sea levels, which scientists attribute to global warming.</p>
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March 28, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>A journalist says Burma's new secret capital city uses urban planning as insurance against regime change.</p>
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September 22, 2006, 9am PDT
For decades corrupt and unscrupulous waste disposal practices have targeted African countries for toxic dumping. Now the enormous surge in the production of e-waste is magnifying this problem.
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September 21, 2006, 9am PDT
To reduce the amount of land lost near New Orleans and the mouth of the Mississippi River, scientists and public officials are considering a grand re-routing of the river in hopes of recreating a delta that is rapidly disappearing.
The Independent
September 19, 2006, 5am PDT
Is the Bush administration planning a dramatic reversal of its policy on global warming?
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August 11, 2006, 6am PDT
Small organic farms are scattered throughout Cuba that have been providing food for the country ever since the fall of the Soviet empire 20 years ago. The collaboration between the government and local farmers has benefited the whole country.
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July 7, 2006, 5am PDT
A North Carolina based weekly has published a helpful list of ways for residents to reduce their energy consumption.
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February 28, 2006, 9am PST
Consumer electronics, with their ubiquity, rapid technological advances, ever-lower prices, and fashion trends, have never been easier to buy -- or throw away.
The Independent
October 19, 2005, 10am PDT
The United States and German embassies refuse to pay London's congestion charge.
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September 13, 2005, 1pm PDT
One of Tokyo's most famous examples of 'pod living' is on the chopping block for demolition.
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July 6, 2005, 8am PDT
Arnold Schwarzenegger says its time to stop talking and start acting on the threats posed by global warming.
The Independent
May 31, 2005, 6am PDT
Local people win important victory in protecting the rainforest from logging companies.
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February 22, 2005, 10am PST
Scientists claim to have the "proof" that global warming is a man-made phenomenon.
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February 15, 2005, 8am PST
The abrupt slowing and halting of over 20 dam projects in China represents one of the "most dramatic" turns toward environmental politics of any government.
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February 11, 2005, 1pm PST
Distinctive architecture is making it's mark on British university campuses.
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January 25, 2005, 6am PST
It may soon be too late to fight global warming says a new report. For the first time in a document of its kind, it also identifies a threshold beyond which it would not be possible to reverse the impact of climate change.
The Independent
November 12, 2004, 1pm PST
A major study shows that between the melting of the polar arctic ice cap and the accumulation of toxic chemicals, northern wildlife including the polar bear are heading for extinction in this century.
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