Environment

BLANTYRE (Reuters) – Seventeen black rhinos have been released into Malawi’s Liwonde national park after arriving from South Africa as part of conservation efforts aimed at keeping the local population of the endangered species healthy and safe. FILE PHOTO: A 33 month old black rhino is seen at a game reserve near Cape Town, South
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires raging across the east coast. A resident fights a grass fire in the Hillville area near Taree, NSW, Australia, November 13, 2019. AAP Image/Dean Lewins/via REUTERS
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Belgian tanker operator Euronav signed a service agreement on Tuesday making Malaysia’s Linggi Port its supply base providing low-sulphur marine fuels and other services for ships plying East-of-Suez routes, the port operator said. FILE PHOTO: The “Cap Pembroke” a VLCC (very large crude carrier), owned by Euronav, the largest NYSE listed
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LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One set out its first ever sustainability plan on Tuesday with the aim of achieving a net zero-carbon footprint for the sport by 2030. FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Mexican Grand Prix – Hermanos Rodriguez Circuit, Mexico City, Mexico – October 27, 2019 Drivers in action during the race REUTERS/Carlos
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Residents across a wide swath of Australia’s east coast were bracing for “catastrophic” conditions on Tuesday, with searing heat and high winds expected to fan scores of already burning bushfires, threatening residential areas. FILE PHOTO: High-rise buildings are seen through smoke from bushfires during sunset in Sydney, Australia, November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Authorities in Australia’s Queensland and New South Wales states on Monday declared a state of emergency as the country’s eastern region prepared for “catastrophic” fire conditions. Smoke from a large bushfire is seen outside Wytaliba, near Glen Innes, Australia, November 10, 2019. AAP Image/Dan Peled/via REUTERS Fires in northern New South Wales
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. central bank signaled on Friday it may be getting ready to join international peers in incorporating climate change risk into its assessments of financial stability, and may even take it into account when setting monetary policy. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks at the John F.
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