Deep Blue Directory

Missouri River flooding catches small Nebraska town off guard - When Jim and Rose Downing heard forecasts last week for dangerously high water in their Nebraska hometown on the Missouri River, they were nonplussed since their house had not flooded in 100 years.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:31:44 -0400
Pence arrives in Nebraska as U.S. Midwest reels from historic floods - Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Nebraska on Tuesday to survey the devastation unleashed across the U.S. Midwest by floods that have killed four people and caused more than a billion dollars in damage to crops, livestock and roads.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:23:25 -0400
Over 200 dead in Mozambique after Cyclone Idai, millions hit - The number of people killed in a powerful cyclone and flooding in Mozambique has risen above 200, more than doubling the country's death toll from a storm that could rank as one of the worst weather-related disasters in the southern hemisphere.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:53:24 -0400
Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, flooding rises above 200: president - The number of people killed after a powerful cyclone and flooding hit Mozambique has risen to above 200, President Filipe Nyusi said on Tuesday after a cabinet meeting on the disaster.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:01:48 -0400
The curious case of tainted milk from a Maine dairy farm - For Maine dairy farmer Fred Stone, the discovery in 2016 that his cows were producing tainted milk has since brought financial ruin and threatened to shut down a century-old family business.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:19:08 -0400
In Ivory Coast, organic chocolate made with a bicycle - Dana Mroueh's chocolate factory is a rarity for Ivory Coast and not only because the world's top cocoa grower produces precious little finished chocolate.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:48:32 -0400
Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, floods could surpass 1,000: president - The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:16:10 -0400
Ship owners worry about clean fuel bill as ports ban 'scrubbers' - More ports around the world are banning ships from using a fuel cleaning system that pumps waste water into the sea, one of the cheapest options for meeting new environmental shipping rules.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:02:30 -0400
U.N. says 1.7 million in path of cyclone in Mozambique - A storm ravaging southern Africa is possibly the worst weather-related disaster ever to hit the southern hemisphere, with 1.7 million people in the path of the cyclone in Mozambique and 920,000 affected in Malawi, U.N. officials said on Tuesday.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:28:28 -0400
BNP Paribas' insurer Cardif reduces exposure to coal - The Cardif insurance division of BNP Paribas, France's largest bank, on Monday outlined new targets to reduce its exposure to coal as companies around the world step up fossil fuel divestment plans to improve the environment.
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