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(Reuters) - China has the world's largest and farthest-ranging fishing operation, outstripping the next 10 biggest combined, according to what researchers say is the most comprehensive and data-intensive study on the subject.
Tarpon fish leaps up and closes mouth over tourist's hand This travel pillow looks like it's attacking you — but it really just wants to give you a hug Our trash is harming the deepest fish in the ocean
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co's Genesis brand topped the annual ranking of new vehicles by influential U.S. magazine Consumer Reports, while General Motors Co's electric Chevrolet Bolt was named top pick for compact green car.
Consumer Reports picks Genesis as top auto brand Genesis outdoes Audi, BMW in Consumer Reports brand rankings - Roadshow Toyota dominates Consumer Reports 2018 Top Picks; Chevy Bolt, Impala, Ford F-150 on list
VICTORIA (Reuters) - The island nation of Seychelles designated some of its fragile coastal areas for protection from commercial fishing, oil exploration and development this week in return for a novel deal relieving it of part of its sovereign debt.
Marine, offshore engineering blueprint unveiled Marine and offshore engineering sector urged to diversify Seychelles protects huge area in Indian Ocean in debt...
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's president on Thursday said water from the Citarum River should be made drinkable within seven years under a new cleanup project for the Java island river often ranked among the world's most polluted.
Body of Mark Roome who disappeared on Brisbane River found David Zwick, a Leading Clean-Water Advocate, Dies at 75 The toxic chemical lurking in your favorite lipstick
BERLIN (Reuters) - German prosecutors searched the homes of three new suspects in connection with Audi's emissions scandal on Thursday, further widening their inquiry into the carmaker's test-cheating scandal to include former executives.
News24.com | Dutch prosecutors to decide on criminal tobacco case Prosecutors widen Audi emissions probe to former execs Prosecutors search homes of new suspects in Audi emissions probe
JAKARTA (Reuters) - A landslide on Indonesia's heavily populated island of Java on Thursday killed at least five people and left more than 15 people missing, an official at the country's disaster agency said.
'Hero' cow escapes slaughterhouse and hides on island for a month Hillside crashes onto Indonesian farmers; 5 dead, 18... 5 killed, 15 missing in Java landslide
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil that reached islands in southern Japan earlier this month is highly likely to have come from the sunken Iranian tanker Sanchi, the Japan Coast Guard said on Thursday.
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BANGKOK (Reuters) - Environment group Greenpeace on Thursday called on Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to tackle an air pollution "crisis" in Bangkok, weeks after a pollution agency said the city's air quality had hit dangerous levels.
Think tank launch in Foreign Office signed off by... Court considers banning diesel cars in German cities to cut air pollution Thai junta under pressure to tackle pollution 'crisis'
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Inside a laboratory in Winnipeg, Manitoba, a Monsanto Co research technician uses tweezers to transfer pollen from one canola plant to another, a small step toward creating a new breed of the vegetable oil-producing crop.
Amazon and Google could be handed huge bills by Government MP tells of daughter´s death from breast cancer during... PM hugs Tessa Jowell and unveils £45m brain cancer funding
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil that reached islands in southern Japan earlier this month is highly likely to have come from the sunken Iranian tanker Sanchi, the Japan Coast Guard said on Thursday.
The Latest: Coast Guard rescues 40-plus people in Michigan Ex-City Harvest fund manager charged over alleged escape bid  UN Atomic Agency: Iran Complying with Nuclear Accord
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oily matter that reached two islands in southern Japan is highly likely to come from a sunken Iranian tanker, given its similarity to oil floating near the tanker and a lack of other oil spills in the area, the Japan Coast Guard said on Thursday.
The Latest: Coast Guard rescues 40-plus people in Michigan Ex-City Harvest fund manager charged over alleged escape bid  UN Atomic Agency: Iran Complying with Nuclear Accord
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil environmental agency Ibama will decide on French oil firm Total's application to drill in the environmentally sensitive Amazon river basin before the end of May, and possibly as soon as the end of March, an agency official told Reuters on Wednesday.
Body of Mark Roome who disappeared on Brisbane River found Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold Can Amazon shares maintain momentum?
MILAN (Reuters) - Italian insurer Assicurazioni Generali has pledged to raise its investments in environmentally-friendly projects and divest from the coal industry as part of a new climate-change strategy.
Former Trump Aide Calls Paris Climate Accord ‘a Good Republican Agreement’ Eskom says coal supplier Optimum mine starts business... Coral reefs at risk of dissolving as oceans get more...
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's state-owned utility National Water Co (NWC) has hired Japan's Mizuho Bank to advise it on bringing private companies into the water distribution sector, NWC said on Wednesday.
Saudi Arabia to spend billions on expanding entertainment sector Cuban draft rules propose curtailing fledgling private... David Zwick, a Leading Clean-Water Advocate, Dies at 75
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU lawmakers on Wednesday backed attaching emissions limits to subsidies paid to utilities for backup power capacity to avert blackouts.
Brazilian lawmakers to vote on Eletrobras privatization... Energy subsidies will be zero by FY 2020/2021: Shaker How General Electric gambled on fossil fuel power, and lost
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union should raise taxes on fossil fuels to help meet goals on climate change and plug a budget gap after Britain leaves the bloc, former senior EU officials said in a letter to EU leaders.
Ministers conclude crunch Brexit talks at Chequers EU leaders to clash over post-Brexit budget EU tackles post-Brexit housekeeping
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A tough water-saving regime and the generosity of farmers have given South Africa's main tourist hub welcome respite from a severe drought and helped push back a dreaded "Day Zero" when Cape Town's taps are expected to run dry.
British expat couple kidnapped in South Africa before car found abandoned 200 miles from where they disappeared News24.com | Law firm asks for access to Patricia de Lille and other officials' computers Living 24 hours with 'Day Zero' water rations
(Reuters) - At least 5,000 people in New Zealand's South Island were cut off by massive landslips and hundreds of tourists stranded on Wednesday after former cyclone Gita whipped through the country, sparking a state of emergency in several southern towns.
'Hero' cow escapes slaughterhouse and hides on island for a month New Zealand triples all-time Winter Olympic medal count in one day After 70 years, island near Mumbai gets power

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