Environment

Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea…

Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea…

Published 20/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Kate, Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge, released new pictures of her family playing in a woodland wilderness garden she designed for London’s Chelsea [more…]

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel…

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel…

Published 16/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation’s biofuel law at least four months [more…]

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast

Published 18/04/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets on the top floor of a Nairobi [more…]

Little sun bear’s facial mimicry reveals complex social skills

Little sun bear’s facial mimicry reveals complex social skills

Published 21/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sun bears, the smallest of the world’s eight bear species, are generally solitary animals, content to spend most of their time alone [more…]

U.S. Air Force grounds Boeing’s KC-46 tankers over debris issue

U.S. Air Force grounds Boeing’s KC-46 tankers over debris issue

Published 01/03/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Air force said on Friday it had stopped accepting Boeing Co’s KC-46 tankers since Feb. 20 and is working with the [more…]

German Economy Minister: Do not want imported nuclear power to make…

German Economy Minister: Do not want imported nuclear power to make…

Published 28/01/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Monday said that he did not want Germany to compensate for a planned phase out of [more…]

Plastic finds second life in Portuguese street artist’s work

Plastic finds second life in Portuguese street artist’s work

Published 23/01/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - A lemur made of damaged car bumpers and bin lids. An owl made from plastic junk. Colorful animals have popped up in [more…]

China’s State Grid to invest $5.7 billion into pumped hydro storage…

China’s State Grid to invest $5.7 billion into pumped hydro storage…

Published 09/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s State Grid Corp [STGRD.UL] will invest 38.7 billion yuan ($5.66 billion) to build five pumped hydro storage plants across the country, [more…]

Tech firm Sigfox develops tiny tracker to help fight rhino poaching

Tech firm Sigfox develops tiny tracker to help fight rhino poaching

Published 27/12/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French tech company Sigfox has developed a bite-size tracker that can be inserted into the horns of rhinos to help conservationists monitor [more…]

Ivory Coast painter gives new life to e-waste

Ivory Coast painter gives new life to e-waste

Published 14/12/2018

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Desire Koffi often walks through Koumassi, a popular district of Ivory Coast’s main city Abidjan, to collect old mobile phones that he [more…]