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Undersea quake south of Indonesia’s Bali causes brief panic

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia’s Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing some residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly rush out of buildings. An Indonesian soldier looks at a Hindu temple damaged following an earthquake in Denpasar, Bali, Read More

Undersea quake strikes south of Bali in Indonesia – EMSC

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(Reuters) – An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said. The quake’s epicentre was 102 km (62 miles) southwest of Denpasar in Bali and was 100 km (60 miles) deep, it said. There was no tsunami warning Read More

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says

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LONDON (Reuters) – Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows deforested land during “Operation Green Wave” conducted by agents of the Read More

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said. There was 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil production off line in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf Read More

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas production begins restarting after Barry

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. offshore oil producers restarted 4% of the production shut by Tropical Storm Barry last week, according to a report on Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). A total of 69%, or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Read More

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

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GUWAHATI, India/KATHMANDU, Nepal (Reuters) – Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc. Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the outskirts of Agartala, India July Read More

Brazil vice president says country is staying in Paris climate accord

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Brazil’s Vice President Hamilton Mourao delivers a speech during the opening of LAAD, the biggest military industry expo in Latin America, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 2, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Vice President Hamilton Mourao said on Monday he considers it “impossible” for Brazil to leave the Paris Agreement Read More

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with ‘summer uprising’

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LONDON (Reuters) – Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species. The movement, which shut down four sites in central London for 11 days in Read More

On the menu soon: lab-grown steak for eco-conscious diners

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REHOVOT, Israel (Reuters) – Diners in some upmarket restaurants will soon be able to tuck into laboratory-grown steak, thanks to an Israeli startup that seeks to tap into consumer concerns about health, the environment and animal welfare. Employees work in a laboratory at Aleph Farms, an Israeli company producing lab-grown steak from cow cells, in Read More

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

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KATHMANDU/GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) – Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighboring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose to 76 after days of heavy monsoon rains. Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the Read More