Sunday August 31, 2014
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  • Brazil’s orange growers face hard times
    Environment & Energy

    Brazil’s orange growers face hard times

    over a year ago

    9 June 2013 High production costs have orange growers in Brazil, the world’s top orange juice exporter, bracing for a tough citrus season, despite last season’s record harvest and high juice prices. “The orange market is going through its worst moment in two years: world... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    Floodwaters surge farther north in Germany

    over a year ago

      6 June 2013 Residents and emergency crews worked through the night in Dresden and other cities to bolster riverbanks and build sandbag barriers as floodwaters that have already claimed 16 lives in Europe roared farther north through Germany. The Elbe river was expected to crest ... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    Isn’t it cute? Chilean farm exports tarantula pets

    over a year ago

    7 June 2013 As pets go, they are low maintenance. No muss, no fuss, nice and quiet, and even a bit furry. So, how about snuggling up with a giant, non-biting tarantula? A farm in Chile exports the palm-sized critters to Asia, Europe and the United States for sale as exotic household... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    Floods in central Europe continue to create havoc

    over a year ago

      8 June 2013 More than 70,000 fire fighters and 11,000 soldiers are on duty fighting the most dramatic floods in Germany in more than a decade. Thousands of residents were still unable to return to their homes, and bridges and streets were impassable in many regions... Full story

  • A Taiwanese Delegation from Solar Energy Field visits DEWA
    Environment & Energy

    A Taiwanese Delegation from Solar Energy Field visits DEWA

    over a year ago

    Dubai, UAE –7 June, 2013: HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has received a high profile Taiwanese delegation led by Chieh-yeh Wang, Senior Consultant of the Taiwan PV Industry delegation. This is one of a number of visits made by... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    Oil falls below $93 as China manufacturing weakens

    over a year ago

      The price of oil fell below $93 per barrel Thursday after a survey showed manufacturing activity in China falling to its lowest level in seven months, a sign that the recovery in the world’s No. 2 economy is fading. Benchmark oil for July delivery was down $1.37 to $92.91 per... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    Oil falls below $94 a barrel

    over a year ago

    The price of oil fell Monday as traders concerned about global energy demand took profits ahead of economic data from China and the United States. Benchmark oil for July delivery was down 59 cents to $93.66 per barrel at late afternoon Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    Oil rises above $93 a barrel

    over a year ago

    The price of oil rose above $93 a barrel on Monday at the start of a big week for economic data, culminating in Friday’s U.S. nonfarm payrolls report for May U.S. benchmark oil for July delivery rose $1.48 to close at $93.45 a barrel in New York.Lately, subpar economic indicators have... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    Floodwaters surge farther north in Germany

    over a year ago

    Residents and emergency crews worked through the night in Dresden and other cities to bolster riverbanks and build sandbag barriers as floodwaters that have already claimed 16 lives in Europe roared farther north through Germany. The Elbe river was expected to crest Thursday in Dresden, the... Full story

  • Ramada Ajman observes  World Environment Day
    Environment & Energy

    Ramada Ajman observes World Environment Day

    over a year ago

    Dubai, UAE (June XX, 2013) – Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman, takes part in the observance of World Environment Day through a series of activities aimed at raising awareness among the staffs, guests and students regarding the conservation and protection of the environment. The in-house... Full story

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