Trump intervention triggered EPA’s surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the

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U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods: Fed banks

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of

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Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of

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Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on

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India had driest June in five years, fears for crops

FILE PHOTO: A woman puts clothes to dry overlooking central Mumbai’s financial district skyline, India, June 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File

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China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report

A woman rides a scooter past a steel plant in Anyang, Henan province, China, February 18, 2019. Picture taken February

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Illinois farmers give up on planting after floods, throw party instead

DEER GROVE, Ill. (Reuters) – The Happy Spot was a little depressed. Dozens of corn farmers and those who sell

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U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed

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Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction

PARIS (Reuters) – One million animal and plant species are at imminent risk of extinction due to humankind’s relentless pursuit

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IMF gives Mozambique $118 million for Cyclone Idai rebuilding

FILE PHOTO: Flooded fields are seen from the air near Beira, Mozambique, in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, March 23,

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