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Carey L. Biron

Private investors protect vast forests in U.S. coal country

12:17am IST

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Private investors have backed what supporters say is one of the largest conservation acquisitions ever in the eastern United States, offering a promising new model to protect land.

Private investors protect vast forests in U.S. coal country

15 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Private investors have backed what supporters say is one of the largest conservation acquisitions ever in the eastern United States, offering a promising new model to protect land.

'Medical respite' offers a place to rest in U.S. cities battling homelessness

09 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Henry Jones had been living on the streets of Washington, D.C. for more than a decade when his health finally started failing.

FEATURE-'Medical respite' offers a place to rest in U.S. cities battling homelessness

09 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Henry Jones had been living on the streets of Washington, D.C. for more than a decade when his health finally started failing.

Residents of U.S. pig farming state kick up a stink over property rights

20 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From not being able to hang laundry outside or have friends over for a barbeque to health problems, residents of the U.S. state of North Carolina are having their lives disrupted by large industrial pig farms, said a lawsuit filed on Wednesday.

Residents of U.S. pig farming state kick up a stink over property rights

20 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From not being able to hang laundry outside or have friends over for a barbeque to health problems, residents of the U.S. state of North Carolina are having their lives disrupted by large industrial pig farms, said a lawsuit filed on Wednesday.

Packing a projector: U.S. activists stage light invasion

10 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The plan of action was nothing new; its outcome was.

Robot bricklayers to 3D printing: how tech can transform housebuilding

06 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A robotic bricklayer, 3D printing and furniture that can be stowed away at the wave of a hand could all help to address the global deficit in affordable housing, according to a study released on Thursday.

Robot bricklayers to 3D printing - how tech can transform housebuilding

06 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A robotic bricklayer, 3D printing and furniture that can be stowed away at the wave of a hand could all help to address the global deficit in affordable housing, according to a study released on Thursday.

Amid land crunch, U.S. state legalizes human composting

22 May 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It saves space, cuts emissions and feeds plants - now human composting may go mainstream after Washington became the first U.S. state to legalize the transformation of human remains to nurturing soil.

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