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Nobel laureate warns against sea level rise

Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, warned against the possible dangers of a sea level rise triggered by global warming at an Istanbul panel yesterday. Speaking at a panel titled “Climate Change: Energy-Environment” at Istanbul’s Boğaziçi University, [...]

High demand for timber is a boom waiting to happen

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Despite our being in the depths of a global economic recession, timber has never been in greater demand for use both in construction and as an energy source. Also in this section Suicide in rural areas needs to be addressed Corkman wins ploughing title Beef prices primed to keep on rising amid ongoing supply saga [...]

Rubber prices close higher on strong demand

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Rubber prices on the Malaysian rubber market closed higher today on strong demand for the commodity, a dealer said. He also said the bullish local performance was influenced by China’s industrial output report, which indicated a 9.3 per cent rise in April from 8.9 per cent in March, according to the country’s National Bureau of [...]

Cargill building $100 million cocoa facility in Indonesia

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This plant, which is expected to open by mid-2014, will process about 70,000 tonnes of cocoa beans a year for shipment to Cargill’s customers in Asia, where rising incomes have broadened demand for luxury foods and goods. Cargill said products shipped will include cocoa liquor and butter as well as the company’s Gerkens brand cocoa [...]