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5 yrs after Food Security Act, poor Indians to get millets at Rs 1/kg
Business Standard • Charu Bahri, Indiaspend
Health officials sound the alarm on Trump-led reversal of ban on risky pesticide
Raw Story • Star Tribune
Officials: After deadly year, whales could become extinct
The Santa Fe New Mexican • Patrick Whittle, The
India's expectation of better solution for food security is a bone of contention: Kenyan official
The Economic Times of India • Kirtika Suneja
North Atlantic right whales on the brink of extinction, officials say
The Guardian • Associated Press
The world’s newest great ape is already nearly extinct
Asian Correspondent • Mongabay
No fresh logging in Merapoh Forest, says Forestry Dept
Free Malaysia Today • Bernama
The chemicals sprayed on your fruit and veg is worrying
Daily Mail • The Daily Mail, Tom Rawstorne
Ministers urged to rule out long Brexit fishing transition
Aberdeen & North on News • Chris Foote
Promising results from UK lobster hatchery
The Fish Site • Rob Fletcher
 
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Agriculture, Food Security
5 yrs after Food Security Act, poor Indians to get millets at Rs 1/kg
Business StandardCharu Bahri, Indiaspend
The union government proposes to include coarse grains such as jawar (sorghum), bajra (pearl millet) and ragi (finger millet) in the mid-day meal programme in schools and also distribute it through the government subsidised food programme, the public distribution system (PDS), agriculture...
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Agriculture, Energy Regulation
Health officials sound the alarm on Trump-led reversal of ban on risky pesticide
Raw StoryStar Tribune
December 10, 2017 Farmers across the country were relieved last March when the Trump administration reversed a decision to take a widely used agricultural insecticide off the market. Without it, said Sleepy Eye farmer Cole Trebesch, he probably wouldn't even try growing...
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Biodiversity, Extinction
Officials: After deadly year, whales could become extinct
The Santa Fe New MexicanPatrick Whittle, The
PORTLAND, Maine — Officials with the federal government say it’s time to consider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protect them. North Atlantic right whales are among the rarest marine mammals in the...
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Agriculture, Diplomacy
India's expectation of better solution for food security is a bone of contention: Kenyan official
The Economic Times of IndiaKirtika Suneja
BUENOS AIRES: India's expectation of finding an improved solution to be able to purchase, stockpile and distribute food has not gone down well at the ongoing ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO). A senior Kenyan trade official said that though...
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Biodiversity, Extinction
North Atlantic right whales on the brink of extinction, officials say
The GuardianAssociated Press
Officials with the US federal government say it is time to consider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protect them. North Atlantic right whales are among the rarest marine mammals in the world,...
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Agriculture, Biodiversity
The world’s newest great ape is already nearly extinct
Asian CorrespondentMongabay
THE TAPANULI orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis) of Sumatra is both the world’s newest known great ape species and its most threatened, after being officially categorised this week as “Critically Endangered,” or nearly extinct in the wild. Researchers last month declared it the world’s...
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Forestry & Logging
No fresh logging in Merapoh Forest, says Forestry Dept
Free Malaysia TodayBernama
It says an existing track was used recently to remove machinery used in logging. Its director-general, Nor Akhirruddin Mahmud, said claims that road-clearing work was going on for logging purposes were not true as it was actually an old road built for...
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Agriculture, Cancer
The chemicals sprayed on your fruit and veg is worrying
Daily MailThe Daily Mail, Tom Rawstorne
Doing the family shop, you’ll probably feel virtuous as you fill up your trolley with healthy fruit and vegetables. But worrying new research reveals that these wholesome foods have been treated with a complex mixture of pesticides to get them to your...
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Fishing Industry, Politics & Policy
Ministers urged to rule out long Brexit fishing transition
Aberdeen & North on NewsChris Foote
Fishing leaders have urged ministers to rule out a long Brexit transition for the sector as industry figures meet in Brussels for annual negotiations on fish quotas. Bertie Armstrong, Scottish Fishermen's Federation chief executive, said no more than a nine-month "bridge" is...
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Fishing Industry
Promising results from UK lobster hatchery
The Fish SiteRob Fletcher
A pioneering project in Cornwall that could eventually lead to cultured lobsters appearing on UK the seafood market for the first time is showing promising results. The three-year Lobster Grower 2 (LG2) project is led by the National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), a...
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