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Hit by COVID, Senegal’s women find renewed hope in fishing

BARGNY, Senegal — Since her birth on Senegal’s coast, the ocean has always given Ndeye Yacine Dieng life. Her grandfather…

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California agency approves warehouse rule for air quality

LOS ANGELES — Southern California air quality regulators on Friday approved a rule that would curb diesel emissions from thousands…

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US proposes ending rule that weakened wild bird protections

Longstanding protections for wild birds would be restored under a proposal to bring back prosecutions of bird deaths by industry…

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Researchers: Climate pledges see world closing on Paris goal

Scientists say recent pledges by the United States and others could help cap global warming at 2 degrees Celsius by…

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Maine seaweed growers to break state records this spring

Maine’s seaweed farmers are in the midst of a spring harvest that is almost certain to break state records By…

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Brazil privatizes Rio de Janeiro’s water, sewage utility

Brazil’s government has privatized Rio de Janeiro’s water and sewage utility after years of broken promises to improve sewage treatment…

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Biden releases money in push to modernize US electric grid

The federal government is making money available to build and improve electric transmission lines By CATHY BUSSEWITZ Business Writer April…

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Biden plan for cleaner power system faces daunting obstacles

NEW YORK — If the nation is to meet President Joe Biden’s goal of cutting America’s greenhouse gas emissions in…

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Biden’s first 100 days: Where he stands on key promises

WASHINGTON — As he rounds out his first 100 days in office, President Joe Biden’s focus on reining in the…

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Bitcoin millionaire puts money on Greens in German election

A German software developer who made a fortune from bitcoin has given the environmentalist Green Party one of the biggest…

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