Deep Blue Directory

Monsoon covers most parts of cane, cotton, soybean fields in India - Monsoon rains have covered most parts of cane, cotton, and soybean fields in western India and some parts of rice-sowing areas in central and northern India, the country's weather office said on Tuesday.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:06:09 -0400
'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup - U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:54:07 -0400
Japan set for average-to-warmer weather in July-September - Japan is expected to experience an average-to-warmer weather between July and September, the country's official forecaster said on Tuesday.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:40:25 -0400
Seaweed washing up on Mexico's top beaches a 'minor' problem - president - An infestation of seaweed along large stretches of Mexico's Caribbean coast, home to many of the country's top beach destinations, is not a major problem, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 19:46:12 -0400
Self-styled presidential ‘climate change candidate’ would wean U.S. off fossil fuels - The Democrat running as the "climate change candidate" in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy in Florida's Everglades on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world's biggest producer.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:05:54 -0400
Water shortage could cut India's food exports, minister warns - A water shortage could cut food exports from India, which has emerged as a leading supplier of a number of food products to the world, the water resources minister warned on Monday.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:33:04 -0400
Raw, fried or on a bun: the many ways Japan eats whale - Whale cutlets, sliced raw whale, deep-fried whale nuggets, whale bacon and whale jerky feature on the menu at the restaurant Yoko Ichihara runs - and that's just a small sample of the ways Japan eats whale.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:41:40 -0400
Outlook uncertain for Japan's whaling industry despite commercial restart - When Yachiyo Ichihara was a child in Wada, one of Japan's oldest whaling villages, she'd go down to the harbor with a bucket and carry it home full of freshly butchered whale meat.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:41:40 -0400
Explainer: What's behind Japan's support of whaling? - Japan has for decades been steadfastly defiant about hunting whales despite widespread anger, including from key allies like the United States.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:41:25 -0400
Venice must be put on U.N. danger list, ban cruise ships: conservationists - Venice should be put on the United Nations' list of endangered cities and cruise ships should be banned from its fragile lagoon to prevent an ecological disaster, Italy's main conservation group said on Monday.
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