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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:51:30 -0400
Indonesia's Papua set for mass burial as flood death toll tops 100
  Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua is planning to hold mass burials for the victims of flash floods, as the death toll from the disaster rose to 104 on Wednesday with nearly 10,000 people displaced, the disaster mitigation agency said.


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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:49:54 -0400
Australia bank regulator expects climate to be included in risk management
  Australia's banking regulator said on Wednesday it expects lenders and insurers to include climate as one of the material risks they manage to ensure they meet obligations to depositors and policy holders.


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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:43:01 -0400
Plant protein startups vie to tap China’s hungry market
  Start-ups specializing in alternative protein, from eggless eggs to pea-stuffed burgers and cell-grown fish products, are piling into the Chinese territory of Hong Kong to tap the mainland's booming multi-billion dollar food market.


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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:31:40 -0400
Mozambique starts three days of mourning after cyclone kills hundreds
  Mozambique started three days of national mourning on Wednesday after powerful cyclone winds and flooding killed hundreds of people and left a massive trail of destruction across swathes of southeast Africa.


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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 04:21:42 -0400
Magnitude 5.6 quake hits western Turkey, no casualties
  A moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey's western province of Denizli on Wednesday, damaging some buildings and knocking bricks and tiles to the ground in the rural area, according to witnesses, officials and the Turkish quake monitor.


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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 03:00:40 -0400
Over 200 dead in Mozambique after Cyclone Idai, millions hit
  The number of people killed in a powerful cyclone and flooding in Mozambique has risen above 200, more than doubling the country's death toll from a storm that could rank as one of the worst weather-related disasters in the southern hemisphere.


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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:41:41 -0400
Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, flooding rises above 200: president
  The number of people killed after a powerful cyclone and flooding hit Mozambique has risen to above 200, President Filipe Nyusi said on Tuesday after a cabinet meeting on the disaster.


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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:07:30 -0400
Pork for pollution? South Koreans fight smog with grease
  Whenever dust particles hang thick in the air in South Korea, sales of pork rise.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:34:53 -0400
Pence arrives in Nebraska as U.S. Midwest reels from historic floods
  Vice President Mike Pence in Nebraska on Tuesday took stock of the devastation unleashed across the U.S. Midwest by floods that have killed four people, left one missing and caused more than a billion dollars in damage to crops, livestock and roads.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:18:11 -0400
Firefighters contain petrochemical blaze, Texas expands air monitoring
  Firefighters late Tuesday contained a raging inferno at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside of Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days as Texas officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:37:59 -0400
Crop-damaging armyworms raise growing sense of alarm in Asia, FAO says
  Farming in several Asian countries is under threat from a type of crop-damaging insects that have munched their way from the Americas and across Africa, the United Nations' food agency said on Wednesday as global experts commence a three-day meeting to discuss ways to limit the damage.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:51:17 -0400
Rio Tinto halts operations at north Australian bauxite mine as cyclone nears
  Rio Tinto said on Wednesday has suspended its Weipa bauxite mining operations at the northeastern tip of the country ahead of a cyclone.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:05:55 -0400
Pets, livestock among victims of Midwest flooding
  The floods that have devastated large swaths of Nebraska and Iowa since late last week left house pets homeless, inflicted an unknown toll on livestock and led to several daring water rescues of animals from dogs to horses.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:30:48 -0400
Missouri River flooding catches small Nebraska town off guard
  When Jim and Rose Downing heard forecasts last week for dangerously high water in their Nebraska hometown on the Missouri River, they were nonplussed since their house had not flooded in 100 years.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:09:58 -0400
China court plans to set up national environmental fund: media
  China's supreme court is planning to set up a national fund this year to help pay for environmental restoration, the official China Daily reported on Wednesday, citing a senior judge.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:46:31 -0400
China phases out 280,000 T of ozone-depleting substances in 2018: Xinhua
  China has phased out 280,000 tonnes of ozone-depleting substance (ODS) production as part of its obligations to the 1988 Montreal Protocol aimed at protecting the ozone layer, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Tuesday.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:19:08 -0400
The curious case of tainted milk from a Maine dairy farm
  For Maine dairy farmer Fred Stone, the discovery in 2016 that his cows were producing tainted milk has since brought financial ruin and threatened to shut down a century-old family business.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:48:32 -0400
In Ivory Coast, organic chocolate made with a bicycle
  Dana Mroueh's chocolate factory is a rarity for Ivory Coast and not only because the world's top cocoa grower produces precious little finished chocolate.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:16:10 -0400
Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, floods could surpass 1,000: president
  The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures.


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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:02:30 -0400
Ship owners worry about clean fuel bill as ports ban 'scrubbers'
  More ports around the world are banning ships from using a fuel cleaning system that pumps waste water into the sea, one of the cheapest options for meeting new environmental shipping rules.


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