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Guardian: Residents of the West Sussex village at the heart of a battle over whether the UK should go ahead with fracking have complained at the ongoing protests against the controversial technique. Continue reading
Bloomberg: “What kind of oil should we buy?” Luo Xiaohua shouts to her cousin from the cooking oil aisle in Yonghui Supermarket in the heart of Chongqing, a rising Chinese megacity. Luo, 50, is the quintessential Chinese shopper. Continue reading
Reuters: Problems with the toxic residue of a mold that attacked the 2012 drought-hit U.S. Continue reading
Ecuador: Saving Yasuni: Can a revolutionary plan protect the rainforest from commercial exploitation?
Independent: The flight from Quito to Coca, a small oil town in the Ecuadorian Amazon, takes off a couple of hours late, so we don’t reach Coca until around noon. Then we have to take a helicopter up the Napo river to reach Añangu, in the heart of Yasuni, the extraordinary national park that is among the most biodiverse places on the planet. If all had gone to plan, we would have been in our seats long before the president and his party arrived Continue reading
Inter Press Service: The Kwanza river in the heart of Angola will be a symbol of Brazilian partnership in African development when power stations along the country`s main source of water are fully operational. Nine hydroelectric plants and water treatment stations will endeavour to supply the most urgent needs of the metropolitan area of Luanda, and to extend the electricity supply at least to the centre-north of Angola. The process will take more than a decade Continue reading
National Public Radio: Gliding along in a flat-bottom boat on the San Antonio River thorough the heart of downtown San Antonio is a beautiful and authentic Texas experience. There’s one thing a boat tour guide is not going to mention, however. Texas is in the middle of a historic drought, and the river that tourists are cruising along with ducks, big bass, catfish and perch is actually treated sewage water Continue reading