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Scoop.co.nz
Bill will revitalise forestry sectorExtracts from speech at the NZ Institute of Forestry conference, Dunedin10.20am
Bill will revitalise forestry sector
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 minutes ago
Extracts from speech at the NZ Institute of Forestry conference, Dunedin10.20am, 31 August, 2016 for New Zealand’s long term gainForestry is New Zealand’s third largest export earner making 3.2 per cent of GD.But... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Authorities look for person of interest in robbery of Oklahoma Forestry ServicesState law enforcement agencies are on the lookout for a man considered a person
Authorities look for person of interest in robbery of Oklahoma Forestry Services
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 57 minutes ago
State law enforcement agencies are on the lookout for a man considered a person of interest in a break-in at the Oklahoma Forestry Services office in Goldsby. The tools and equipment stolen are used to fight rural fires, and agents are desperate to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Keeping black lung at bay in New South Walesthis, industry body Coal Services — jointly owned by the NSW Minerals Council a
Keeping black lung at bay in New South Wales
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
this, industry body Coal Services — jointly owned by the NSW Minerals Council and the mining division of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union — said it was working with the industry to ensure the disease was prevented. Black lung,... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Land-based wind turbines draw opposition in Rhode Islandthe government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property’s
Land-based wind turbines draw opposition in Rhode Island
Finance and Commerce / Posted an hour ago
the government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property’s expansive woodland as part of a decade-long forestry management project. None of the agricultural harvest can match the $54,000 annually promised by a 25-year lease... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Department of Human ServicesFrank. CSU presently has 32,000 students and is currently ranked No. 1 in the n
Department of Human Services
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 2 hours ago
Frank. CSU presently has 32,000 students and is currently ranked No. 1 in the nation for veterinary medicine and No. 2 for forestry. Commissioner Jim Baldwin has been concerned with transportation. Nine more miles of Highway 96 in eastern Colorado... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
OPINION: Issues galorethe Cariboo Chilcotin Beetle Action Coalition was supposed to have created dive
OPINION: Issues galore
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
the Cariboo Chilcotin Beetle Action Coalition was supposed to have created diverse job opportunities to replace any loss of forestry jobs. What happened to those plans? Speaking of the softwood agreement, where do companies like Canfor,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Post-Civil War, Post-Ebola Liberia Now More Stable, Prosperous'regional partners and the international community, attracting significant forei
'Post-Civil War, Post-Ebola Liberia Now More Stable, Prosperous'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
regional partners and the international community, attracting significant foreign direct investment in mining, agriculture, forestry, and off-shore oil exploration. She added: "Unfortunately, the Ebola scourge of 2014 reversed the gains in the... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Commercial fishers on lookout for carpspecies,” he said Tuesday. “(Fishers are) an important piece in the system.” T
Commercial fishers on lookout for carp
Chatham Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
species,” he said Tuesday. “(Fishers are) an important piece in the system.” The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is attempting to determine whether the carp was fertile or sterile. Results from Fisheries and Oceans Canada are not... Read more
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The Tyee
First Glimpse of ‘Heartwood’, a BC Forestry ‘Documentree’big cedar trees when there are no longer cedar trees?” It also touches on empl
First Glimpse of ‘Heartwood’, a BC Forestry ‘Documentree’
The Tyee / Posted 6 hours ago
big cedar trees when there are no longer cedar trees?” It also touches on employment, noting the number of jobs in the forestry sector has steadily decreased since 1994. Heartwood looks to examine the politics, science, history, and economics... Read more
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New Kerala
Myanmar has over 1 mn child workers: newkerala.com #111872has found. Close to 80 per cent of the child labourers are employed in rural se
Myanmar has over 1 mn child workers: newkerala.com #111872
New Kerala / Posted 6 hours ago
has found. Close to 80 per cent of the child labourers are employed in rural sectors, including agriculture, fishery and forestry (60.5 per cent), trade (11.1 per cent) and services (6.1 per cent), says the study by the International Labour... Read more
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NBC News
Feds close six USDA facilities after getting threatening messageslocations have been made aware of the threats and will not report to these offi
Feds close six USDA facilities after getting threatening messages
NBC News / Posted 7 hours ago
locations have been made aware of the threats and will not report to these offices until further notice," Herrick said in his statement. The USDA regulates farming, forestry and food safety. This is a developing story. Please refresh for de... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack Lake Road repaving starts soonstart soon, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. Th
Chilliwack Lake Road repaving starts soon
BC Local News / Posted 7 hours ago
start soon, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. The $3 million project is for the portion from Forestry Bridge (at Tamahi Rapids) and Slesse Bridge. The work involves repaving, re-grading shoulders, new road markings and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dairy weighs on Landcorp resultMarch, Landcorp said volatile dairy prices had played a part in its decision to
Dairy weighs on Landcorp result
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
March, Landcorp said volatile dairy prices had played a part in its decision to scale back its plans to convert former forestry land near Wairakei, in the central North Island, to dairy. The move was aimed at saving $25 million to $35 million... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Save Japanese WWII shipwrecks, government urgedsaid diving at these sites are high-end tourism products that could bring in bi
Save Japanese WWII shipwrecks, government urged
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 hours ago
said diving at these sites are high-end tourism products that could bring in big bucks to the state. When contacted, state Forestry Department director Sapuan Ahmad said he could not comment on the issue at the moment as the site is more than three... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Let’s not forget our rich natural resourcesremember that when I was in the private sector at A. Soriano Corporation, the m
Let’s not forget our rich natural resources
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
remember that when I was in the private sector at A. Soriano Corporation, the management took extra care of our abundant forestry and mining resources. Something they continue to do to this day. Having natural resources is wonderful and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Biomass Boiler to Reduce Nbl's Annual Operating Cost By N$10 MillionThieme. During his keynote address at the inauguration, which was also attende
Biomass Boiler to Reduce Nbl's Annual Operating Cost By N$10 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Thieme. During his keynote address at the inauguration, which was also attended by the Minister of Agriculture, Water & Forestry, John Mutorwa, Iyambo stressed the importance of leadership and innovation for the future of Namibia, and commended... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on landthe government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property's
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 8 hours ago
the government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property's expansive woodland as part of a decade-long forestry management project. None of the agricultural harvest can match the $54,000 annually promised by a 25-year lease... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
State flags no longer fly at MSUthe Wise Center, home to MSU's College of Veterinary Medicine; the Hunter Henry
State flags no longer fly at MSU
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 8 hours ago
the Wise Center, home to MSU's College of Veterinary Medicine; the Hunter Henry Center; the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station (MAFES); the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans and the Thad Cochran Research,... Read more
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Sun Star
Special Report: Agri training free, but takers few(CTU) and the Carcar City College. The CTU campuses in Argao and Barili towns
Special Report: Agri training free, but takers few
Sun Star / Posted 8 hours ago
(CTU) and the Carcar City College. The CTU campuses in Argao and Barili towns offer courses in agro-industry and forestry, and agriculture, respectively. The Barili campus, for one, is now on its 12th year of partnership with companies in... Read more
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Island Packet
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on landthe government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property's
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land
Island Packet / Posted 8 hours ago
the government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property's expansive woodland as part of a decade-long forestry management project. None of the agricultural harvest can match the $54,000 annually promised by a 25-year lease... Read more
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The Herald News
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on landthe government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property’s
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land
The Herald News / Posted 9 hours ago
the government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property’s expansive woodland as part of a decade-long forestry management project. None of the agricultural harvest can match the $54,000 annually promised by a 25-year lease... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Gorgeous Things Need Much Care, Said Ecosystems Protector in Banesstudies made, Benigno Llanos Diaz believes he can do it, "For us, a community w
Gorgeous Things Need Much Care, Said Ecosystems Protector in Banes
Radio Angulo / Posted 9 hours ago
studies made, Benigno Llanos Diaz believes he can do it, "For us, a community work together with the local branch of the Forestry Company, education and state entities can work to revert the situation and bring back the bay of Boca de Sama its... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Grade Fire north of Yreka contained, Cal Fire saysGrade Fire started Wednesday off Highway 36, just two miles north of Yreka, acc
Grade Fire north of Yreka contained, Cal Fire says
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 hours ago
Grade Fire started Wednesday off Highway 36, just two miles north of Yreka, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Though the fire is now contained and all evacuations lifted, Rocky Gulch and Hawkinsville... Read more
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Daily Record
Officials: Woman driving on rim sparks N. Calif. wildfireswasn’t worse. Renee Hogan was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influ
Officials: Woman driving on rim sparks N. Calif. wildfires
Daily Record / Posted 10 hours ago
wasn’t worse. Renee Hogan was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, the CHP said. The state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says it has filed additional charges against Hogan related to the fires. No one was injured.... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Wineathlon organisers pledge to hold 10k Pieathalon after boozy event is cancelledcontradicted "public health messages". Four charities have now withdrawn their
Wineathlon organisers pledge to hold 10k Pieathalon after boozy event is cancelled
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 hours ago
contradicted "public health messages". Four charities have now withdrawn their support for the Scottish event. However, Forestry Commision Scotland has given permission for the fun run to take place in the Carron Valley Forest in Stirlingshire,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Let parks agency pursue a less turbulent flight planout-of-towners." City parks officials, however, appear willing to try. Todd S
Let parks agency pursue a less turbulent flight plan
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
out-of-towners." City parks officials, however, appear willing to try. Todd Spalding, director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry, is studying methods to increase oversight at the flying field. "What I'm trying to figure out is a good system in... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
McAuliffe Launches Solar Project in Western VirginiaDukes of Hazzard” is closing after a fight with Rappahannock County over a fiel
McAuliffe Launches Solar Project in Western Virginia
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 10 hours ago
Dukes of Hazzard” is closing after a fight with Rappahannock County over a field. Gov. McAuliffe Announces Va. Dept. of Forestry to Receive More FundingGov. McAuliffe Announces Va. Dept. of Forestry to Receive More Funding Governor Terry... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
40 Virginia Cases of Hepatitis A Now Linked to SmoothiesDukes of Hazzard” is closing after a fight with Rappahannock County over a fiel
40 Virginia Cases of Hepatitis A Now Linked to Smoothies
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 10 hours ago
Dukes of Hazzard” is closing after a fight with Rappahannock County over a field. Gov. McAuliffe Announces Va. Dept. of Forestry to Receive More FundingGov. McAuliffe Announces Va. Dept. of Forestry to Receive More Funding Governor Terry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
San Grateful for Shifeta's Stance Against Plunderingstruggling to exist because of others abusing and disrespecting the laws. "We
San Grateful for Shifeta's Stance Against Plundering
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
struggling to exist because of others abusing and disrespecting the laws. "We hope the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry and the police will collaborate with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in redressing these long-standing... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Hungry bear rips out tailgate to reach forgotten groceries2015. This year during that same time period the number of calls dropped to 57.
Hungry bear rips out tailgate to reach forgotten groceries
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
2015. This year during that same time period the number of calls dropped to 57. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry announced in February the decision to expand its spring bear hunting pilot program. The ministry said in a media... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry Taking Punitive Measures Against Polluting Factoriesmove to ensure green and resilient economy is tied up with policies and legal f
Ministry Taking Punitive Measures Against Polluting Factories
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
move to ensure green and resilient economy is tied up with policies and legal frameworks. The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change said that it has been taking legal measures against factories polluting the environment and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Anger, tears as Tokai residents lose fight to save pine treesplantations According to South African National Parks (SANParks) the Mountain
Anger, tears as Tokai residents lose fight to save pine trees
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 hours ago
plantations According to South African National Parks (SANParks) the Mountain to Ocean Forestry Company won a public tender and purchased the pine trees from the Government in a multi-million rand deal involving... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Olam gains water certification for plantation as Fairtrade warns of climate-driven coffee declinepushing production upslope, away from the equator and into conflict with other
Olam gains water certification for plantation as Fairtrade warns of climate-driven coffee decline
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 12 hours ago
pushing production upslope, away from the equator and into conflict with other land uses, such as nature conservation and forestry. By 2080 wild coffee, an important genetic resource for farmers, could be extinct.” The report warned that... Read more
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Newsmax
Six US Senators Urge Obama to Prioritize Cyber Crime at G20 SummitKirsten Gillibrand and Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the Senate's Co
Six US Senators Urge Obama to Prioritize Cyber Crime at G20 Summit
Newsmax / Posted 12 hours ago
Kirsten Gillibrand and Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the Senate's Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. The White House expects G20 members at the summit "to affirm their commitment to cooperate to fight cybercrime and... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Hungry bear has its way with car in North Bay2015. This year during that same time period the number of calls dropped to 57.
Hungry bear has its way with car in North Bay
The Sudbury Star / Posted 13 hours ago
2015. This year during that same time period the number of calls dropped to 57. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry announced in February the decision to expand its spring bear hunting pilot program. The ministry said in a media... Read more
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Scotsman
Scottish business wire: Shaf Rasul | UKSE | Deloitte | ConstructionThe Grangemouth-based firm – which serves industrial and commercial utilities c
Scottish business wire: Shaf Rasul | UKSE | Deloitte | Construction
Scotsman / Posted 13 hours ago
The Grangemouth-based firm – which serves industrial and commercial utilities clients including Edinburgh City Council, the Forestry Commission, National Grid and Scottish Water – currently employs 80 people and said it was looking to create 120... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Wineathlon organisers pledge to hold 10k Pieathalon after boozy event is cancelledcontradicted "public health messages". Four charities have now withdrawn their
Wineathlon organisers pledge to hold 10k Pieathalon after boozy event is cancelled
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 hours ago
contradicted "public health messages". Four charities have now withdrawn their support for the Scottish event. However, Forestry Commision Scotland has given permission for the fun run to take place in the Carron Valley Forest in Stirlingshire,... Read more
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Scotsman
Engineer to create 120 Glasgow jobs with UKSE fundingGrangemouth-based firm – which serves industrial and commercial utilities clien
Engineer to create 120 Glasgow jobs with UKSE funding
Scotsman / Posted 14 hours ago
Grangemouth-based firm – which serves industrial and commercial utilities clients including Edinburgh City Council, the Forestry Commission, National Grid and Scottish Water – currently employs 80 people and said it was looking to create 120... Read more
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Reuters
Six U.S. senators urge Obama to prioritize cyber crime at G20 summitKirsten Gillibrand and Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the Senate's Co
Six U.S. senators urge Obama to prioritize cyber crime at G20 summit
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
Kirsten Gillibrand and Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the Senate's Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. The White House expects G20 members at the summit "to affirm their commitment to cooperate to fight cybercrime and... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Indonesia declares emergency due to forest firestackle a blaze in Riau during the 2013 haze crisis. (EPA Photo) – Credit/Jakart
Indonesia declares emergency due to forest fires
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 hours ago
tackle a blaze in Riau during the 2013 haze crisis. (EPA Photo) – Credit/Jakarta Globe JAKARTA: Indonesian Minister of Forestry and Environment Siti Nurbaya has announced the country has been placed under emergency state due to forecasts on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Six US senators urge Obama to prioritize cyber crime at G20 summitKirsten Gillibrand and Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the Senate's Co
Six US senators urge Obama to prioritize cyber crime at G20 summit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
Kirsten Gillibrand and Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the Senate's Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. The White House expects G20 members at the summit "to affirm their commitment to cooperate to fight cybercrime and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Encroacher Bush to Stock Feedcosts. The Support to De-bushing Project, which is jointly implemented by GIZ
From Encroacher Bush to Stock Feed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
costs. The Support to De-bushing Project, which is jointly implemented by GIZ and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF), is conducting research to optimise bush-based feed production. Two pilot projects have been set-up, one in... Read more
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Business Wire
International General Insurance Holdings Limited Earnings Rise to US$ 19.8 Million for H1 2016property, marine, engineering, casualty, financial institutions, general aviati
International General Insurance Holdings Limited Earnings Rise to US$ 19.8 Million for H1 2016
Business Wire / Posted 16 hours ago
property, marine, engineering, casualty, financial institutions, general aviation, ports & terminals, political violence, forestry, and proportional reinsurance treaty business with the main geographical focus being the Afro-Asian markets. IGIH... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cracking open markets for NZ wood(TTW), who reprised a presentation made earlier this year to timberlands invest
Cracking open markets for NZ wood
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
(TTW), who reprised a presentation made earlier this year to timberlands investors in New York on TTW's Maori commercial forestry model. The conference heard that NZ forest companies' combined earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on landthe government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property's
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land
PhysOrg / Posted 16 hours ago
the government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property's expansive woodland as part of a decade-long forestry management project. None of the agricultural harvest can match the $54,000 annually promised by a 25-year lease... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Wineathlon organisers pledge to hold 10k Pieathalon after boozy event is cancelledcontradicted "public health messages". Four charities have now withdrawn their
Wineathlon organisers pledge to hold 10k Pieathalon after boozy event is cancelled
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
contradicted "public health messages". Four charities have now withdrawn their support for the Scottish event. However, Forestry Commision Scotland has given permission for the fun run to take place in the Carron Valley Forest in Stirlingshire,... Read more
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dna
Six US senators urge Barack Obama to prioritise cyber crime at G20 summitKirsten Gillibrand and Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the Senate's Co
Six US senators urge Barack Obama to prioritise cyber crime at G20 summit
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
Kirsten Gillibrand and Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the Senate's Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. The White House expects G20 members at the summit "to affirm their commitment to cooperate to fight cybercrime and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Wineathlon organisers pledge to hold 10k Pieathalon after boozy event is cancelledcontradicted "public health messages". Four charities have now withdrawn their
Wineathlon organisers pledge to hold 10k Pieathalon after boozy event is cancelled
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 hours ago
contradicted "public health messages". Four charities have now withdrawn their support for the Scottish event. However, Forestry Commision Scotland has given permission for the fun run to take place in the Carron Valley Forest in Stirlingshire,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Wineathlon organisers pledge to hold 10k Pieathalon after boozy event is cancelledFour charities have now withdrawn their support for the Scottish event. Howeve
Wineathlon organisers pledge to hold 10k Pieathalon after boozy event is cancelled
heraldscotland / Posted 17 hours ago
Four charities have now withdrawn their support for the Scottish event. However, Forestry Commision Scotland has given permission for the fun run to take place in the Carron Valley Forest in Stirlingshire, where participants will be offered a 20ml... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on landthe government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property's
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land
Daily Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
the government to plant native grasses and wildflowers and tend the property's expansive woodland as part of a decade-long forestry management project. None of the agricultural harvest can match the $54,000 annually promised by a 25-year lease... Read more
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