Environment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke said on Tuesday that the deadliest wildfires in California’s history were partly due to lawsuits from environmentalists who have sought to stop forest management practices, such as forest thinning. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies before a Senate Appropriations Interior, Environment and Related Agencies
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(Reuters) – A U.S. judge overseeing the federal litigation against Bayer AG’s (BAYGn.DE) Monsanto unit over glyphosate-based weed-killers allegedly causing cancer on Tuesday selected the first case to be tried in federal court in February 2019. FILE PHOTO: A woman uses a Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller spray without glyphosate in a garden in Ercuis near Paris,
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FILE PHOTO: Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment attends the World Trade Organization (WTO) Forum “Trade 2030” in Geneva, Switzerland, October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. environment chief Erik Solheim said on Tuesday he had resigned after receiving a final audit of his official travel. A draft of the report
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BRUSSELS/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The European Union on Tuesday agreed on a cap for cadmium levels in fertilisers in a move welcomed by Russia’s Phosagro but greeted with some scepticism by a European industry lobby. Cadmium is present in phosphate deposits in many countries, including in northwestern Africa, and the ore from these deposits is used
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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – The number of people missing after California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire jumped on Saturday to 1,276, despite authorities locating hundreds of people who scattered when the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise. Forensic recovery teams sifting through the charred wreckage recovered the remains of five more victims,
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