Global coordination needed to fight COVID-19 and climate crises – BIS

LONDON (Reuters) – More global coordination is necessary to fight the twin threat of the coronavirus crisis and climate change,

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With tourists gone, Africa’s conservationists brace for the worst

NAIROBI/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The orphaned baby elephants ambled in for their morning feed at Kenya’s Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT), but

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Singapore ramps up rooftop farming plans as virus upends supply chains

FILE PHOTO: Comcrop CEO Peter Barber shows vegetable seedlings at his rooftop hydroponics farm at an industrial estate in Singapore

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Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War Two

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War Two this year as the

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Musicians give free online concerts to beat coronavirus

BERLIN (Reuters) – Bans on mass gatherings introduced to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic might have been expected

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China to modify environmental supervision of firms to boost post-coronavirus recovery

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China will modify the environmental supervision of companies to help the resumption of production disrupted by the

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China urges authorities to prepare for possible locust invasion

FILE PHOTO: A desert locust is seen feeding on a plantation in a grazing land on the outskirt of Dusamareb

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Indonesia proposes to tax sweet drinks, polluting cars, plastic

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s finance minister proposed on Wednesday new duties on sweetened drinks, vehicles that emit carbon dioxide and

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UK’s Johnson replaced by ice block in TV debate, Conservatives cry foul

LONDON (Reuters) – British broadcaster Channel 4 represented Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a block of melting ice in a

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