Deep Blue Directory

Death toll in South Africa rains approaching 70, official says - Almost 70 people have been killed in South Africa after torrential rains along the eastern coast, an official said on Thursday, and rescuers are still recovering bodies.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 06:17:15 -0400
'Plogging' craze goes global as fitness fanatics take out the trash - The Swedish phenomenon of "plogging", where joggers combine their run with picking up the trash they find in nature, is going global as both environment and fitness fanatics benefit from the new trend.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 05:52:29 -0400
Oil firm Equinor agrees climate change targets with investors - Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor will revise its climate targets next year and assess its investments against U.N.-backed goals following talks with major investors.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 02:08:26 -0400
U.S. biofuel trade group asks judge to halt new EPA small refinery waivers: documents - A U.S. biofuels trade group asked a federal court on Wednesday to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from giving refiners new waivers from the country's biofuels law until the agency reverts to the tougher criteria it used to assess applications before Donald Trump's presidency, according to court papers.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:15:55 -0400
'Water is life': unexpected rainfall revives Iraq's historic marshlands - This time last year, most of Iraq's historic marshlands were dry, desiccated by upstream damming and a chronic lack of rainfall.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 20:22:44 -0400
Britain must commit to carbon capture to meet climate goals: lawmakers - Britain must commit to projects to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions to meet its climate targets, a report from a cross-party group of lawmakers said on Thursday.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:16:54 -0400
More than 60 dead in South Africa after heavy rains - At least 60 people have been killed and more than 1,000 have fled their homes after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides along South Africa's eastern coast, authorities said on Wednesday.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:34:37 -0400
Another cyclone expected to hit Mozambique on Thursday - Another tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall on Mozambique's coast on Thursday, just over a month after a more powerful storm struck the Mozambican port city of Beira further south and killed hundreds of people.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:32:36 -0400
Tanzania makes $310 million advance payment for dam on heritage site - Tanzania made an advance payment on Wednesday of $309.65 million to a joint venture of Egyptian companies for the construction of a hydropower dam on a UNESCO World Heritage site, despite strong opposition to the project from conservationists.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:26:51 -0400
Extinction Rebellion to end London blockades on Thursday - Environmental campaigners Extinction Rebellion will close their two remaining central London protest sites on Thursday, the group said after 10 days of disruption in the British capital to highlight the risks of climate change.
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