Environment

Bags filled with caps are pictured at the Association Bouchon d’Amour which collects and recycles plastic caps in Martignas-Sur-Jalles near Bordeaux, France, November 23, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Some of the world’s largest consumer goods and food and beverage companies have joined a new recycling initiative, to be launched this year, aimed
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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William turned interviewer at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday, quizzing TV naturalist David Attenborough on what he called world leaders’ “faltering” steps to tackle environmental challenges. Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge interviews naturalist Sir David Attenborough during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in
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OSLO (Reuters) – Krill are shifting south towards Antarctica as the oceans warm, disrupting stocks that are eaten by penguins and whales and caught by industrial trawlers, scientists said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A blue whale surfaces to breathe in an undated picture from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA/Handout via REUTERS/File
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LA SERENA, Chile (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north-central Chile on Saturday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said, with authorities reporting as many as 200,000 without power and two people dead of heart attacks. People outside their houses are seen along a street after an earthquake in Coquimbo, Chile January
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil should open indigenous land to commercial farming, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday, while also seeking to soften many of President Jair Bolsonaro’s controversial stances on native people and the environment. FILE PHOTO: Chief Joao Ponce (C), head of the Uirapuru indigenous community, walks along a corn field near
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal grand jury in Detroit on Thursday indicted four managers at Volkswagen AG’s (VOWG_p.DE) luxury Audi unit as part of the U.S. government’s investigation into the German automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, according to court documents. An Audi logo is pictured at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany September
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FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows excavators mine coal at the open-cast mining near Vattenfall’s Jaenschwalde brown coal power station near Cottbus, eastern Germany August 8, 2010. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government wants to extend CO2-related compensation for companies using a lot of energy beyond 2020, several sources close to the government-appointed
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency told lawmakers on Wednesday he does not believe climate change is a major crisis, and would continue to undo Obama-era emission limits if confirmed. Trump nominated EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler last week to run the agency permanently, seeking a
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Women cover their face near the River Nile during a sandstorm in Cairo, Egypt January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s capital Cairo and some of its port cities were hit by a severe sandstorm, with strong winds and heavy dust forcing the closure of several ports. Pedestrians ducked into buildings
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