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For sale: The East Coast's biggest oil refinery

3 days ago   |   Grist

On Friday, an auction held in the New York City offices of the law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP, will determine the future of 1,300 acres in South Philadelphia and signal what...
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Former Barclays boss accused of 'funnelling funds' to Qatar

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Court hears Thomas Kalaris put forward ways bank could meet Qatar's demand for extra fees Prosecutors have accused a former Barclays boss of proposing two separate illegal...
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Exxon's law firm tried to recruit Harvard students. Instead, they protested

3 days ago   |   Grist

On Wednesday night, more than 100 first-year Harvard law students gathered at a restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for a reception hosted by the corporate law firm Paul...
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Israel to open seven new nature reserves in occupied West Bank

3 days ago   |   The Independent

Palestinians call controversial move 'dangerous and expansionist' as Israeli rights groups say building new reserves violates international and local law
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California could meet its 2030 climate goals - but it would mean saving money

3 days ago   |   Grist

California is one giant experiment in combating climate change. The state is trying all sorts of policies to choke off emissions in time to hit a series of ambitious...
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EUTR News - October to December 2019

EUTR News - October to December 2019

8 days ago   |   Client Earth

This issue of the EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU's law to address illegal logging, the EU Timber Regulation , from October to December 2019. As with...
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Can the law save the planet ?

Can the law save the planet ?

13 days ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

Just before Christmas the Dutch supreme court ruled that the Dutch government must do much more to protect citizens from the threat of climate change. It has taken six years to...
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New York's ambitious climate and environmental justice laws are in effect. Here's what's next

13 days ago   |   Grist

New York state's landmark climate legislation has finally reached the finish line after a four-year marathon through Albany. And that means it's reached the starting line for...
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Federal agencies are required to consult with tribes about pipelines. They often don't

18 days ago   |   Grist

In Montana, the Keystone XL pipeline's proposed path cuts underneath the Missouri River at the edge of the Fort Peck Reservation's southwestern border. The Fort Peck...
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Working with Mekong region governments to support community forestry reforms

1 month ago   |   Client Earth

Across the Mekong region, legal and policy reforms on community forestry are underway. This is good news. These reforms provide a unique opportunity to strengthen the rights of...
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Nadine Coyle reveals reason for split from Jason Bell and that they've totally nailed co-parenting

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Explore the outdoors: Take in the beauty of Forvie National Nature Reserve

As parents of young children, my wife and I are always on the lookout for fun things to do with the kids and new places to take them. Soft plays, arcades and cinemas are all... Read more ...

Agriculture Bill: Soil at heart of UK farm grant revolution

Agriculture Bill: Soil at heart of UK farm grant revolution

A promise to do more to protect the soil will form part of a vision for the UK farm industry being unveiled by the government later. Read more ...

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The six ingredients you've never heard of that will help your skin glow

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Tom Hanks admits he has a dark side and is not the ‘nice guy' people expect...

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Who is The Masked Singer? Spoilers, theories and clues revealed

It's by far one of the strangest and zaniest shows on television; The Masked Singer has finally landed for UK audiences. For those of you not familiar with the premise, The... Read more ...

Scotland's most polluted streets

Scotland's most polluted streets

We have published our annual list of Scotland's most polluted streets in 2019, showing which areas are failing to meet legal standards for clean air. This research shows: Some... Read more ...

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Solved: mystery of ‘ornamented' coot chicks has surprising explanation

Solved: mystery of ‘ornamented' coot chicks has surprising explanation

The American coot is a somewhat drab water bird with gray and black feathers and a white beak, common in wetlands throughout North America. Coot chicks, however, sport... Read more ...