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Satellite images trigger payouts for Kenyan farmers in grip of drought
The Guardian • Sophie Eastaugh
Trump unveils 20 percent tariff on Canadian lumber, firing up trade dispute
The Week • Peter Weber
President Trump's Tariff On Canadian Softwood Lumber Imports Will Hurt America Most
Forbes • Contributor, Frances Coppola
U.S. Announces New Tariffs on Canadian Lumber After Trade Spat Over Dairy Farmers
Fortune Magazine • Reuters
In New Trade Front, Trump Slaps Tariff on Canadian Lumber
The New York Times • Ian Austen, Peter Baker
Imagine the future of ourselves: Notes from TED Fellows Session 1 at TED2017
TED • Karen Eng
BRIEF-• Canada government says will vigorously defend the interests of domestic softwood lumber industry
Reuters • David Ljunggren
Canadian dollar stumbles as US plans to slap tariffs on softwood lumber
CNBC
U.S. to impose duties as high as 24% on Canadian softwood lumber, commerce secretary says
CBC Radio-Canada • Reuters
Gallery: Who won the evolutionary race in our oceans?
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Satellite images trigger payouts for Kenyan farmers in grip of drought
The GuardianSophie Eastaugh
The Kenyan government is scaling up an innovative livestock insurance programme that uses satellite imagery of drought-hit areas to offer a safety net to vulnerable farmers. The Kenya Livestock Insurance Programme (Klip) monitors forage conditions throughout the two annual rainy seasons, triggering...
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Barack Obama, Economic Policy
Trump unveils 20 percent tariff on Canadian lumber, firing up trade dispute
The WeekPeter Weber
On Monday, President Trump told reporters from Breitbart News and other conservative outlets that his administration is slapping punitive tariffs of up to 24 percent on softwood lumber imports from Canada, and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed the news, saying the Commerce...
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Economic Policy, Forestry & Logging
President Trump's Tariff On Canadian Softwood Lumber Imports Will Hurt America Most
ForbesContributor, Frances Coppola
The Trump administration has fired the first broadside in its insane battle against bilateral trade imbalances. And its aim was not what most people expected. Canada, not China, is the target of the Trump trade team’s wrath. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has...
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Barack Obama, Currencies
U.S. Announces New Tariffs on Canadian Lumber After Trade Spat Over Dairy Farmers
Fortune MagazineReuters
The United States will impose preliminary anti-subsidy duties averaging 20% on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday, escalating a long-running trade dispute between the two neighbors. The move, which affects some $5.66 billion worth of imports...
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Economic Policy, Finance
In New Trade Front, Trump Slaps Tariff on Canadian Lumber
The New York TimesIan Austen, Peter Baker
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced on Monday that it would impose new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports, escalating a longstanding conflict with America’s second-largest trading partner. The Commerce Department determined that Canada had been improperly subsidizing the sale of softwood...
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Cancer, Coral Reefs
Imagine the future of ourselves: Notes from TED Fellows Session 1 at TED2017
TEDKaren Eng
This morning, we kick off 2017 in the new Community Theater with a program of fresh ideas, music and dance from the 2017 Fellows and Senior Fellows. These Fellows are change-makers from many fields — design, tech, education, business, science and many...
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Forestry & Logging
BRIEF-• Canada government says will vigorously defend the interests of domestic softwood lumber industry
ReutersDavid Ljunggren
Resolute Forest Products Inc * Canada says disagrees strongly with the U.S. Department of Commerce's decision to impose an "unfair and punitive duty" on softwood lumber exports * Canada government says will vigorously defend the interests of domestic softwood lumber industry, including...
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Currencies, Forestry & Logging
Canadian dollar stumbles as US plans to slap tariffs on softwood lumber
CNBC
Canada’s dollar stumbled on the U.S.'s plans to slap tariffs on its Northern neighbors’ exports of softwood lumber.
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Forestry & Logging
U.S. to impose duties as high as 24% on Canadian softwood lumber, commerce secretary says
CBC Radio-CanadaReuters
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday his agency will impose new anti-subsidy duties averaging 20 per cent on Canadian softwood lumber imports, a move that escalates a long-running trade dispute between the two countries. Speaking to Reuters by phone a...
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Fishing Industry, Oceans
Gallery: Who won the evolutionary race in our oceans?
TEDTed Staff
TED Fellow Lauren Sallan is a fish paleo-botanist who analyzes “big data” — the fossil record — to study large-scale evolution. As she says: “I want to know why some fishes win and others lose.” Here’s the story of her talk, in...
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