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Up in smoke: California wine country counts cost of wildfire damage

05 Oct 2020

When a wildfire swept down California's Napa Valley in August, winemaker Patrick Elliot-Smith stayed put, fighting the encroaching flames with water pumps and laying fire breaks around his vines in a battle with nature that lasted three days.

Explainer: Reaching herd immunity in a viral pandemic

16 Sep 2020

SYDNEY The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought "herd immunity" to the public consciousness, kindling hope the phenomenon can help slow or even end the outbreak.

Explainer: Reaching herd immunity in a viral pandemic

22 Aug 2020

SYDNEY The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought "herd immunity" to the public consciousness, kindling hope the phenomenon can help slow or even end the outbreak.

EXPLAINER- Reaching herd immunity in a viral pandemic

21 Aug 2020

* Graphic: Stopping spread of COVID-19 https://tmsnrt.rs/2EjNTf4

Amazon gold rush: illegal mining threatens Brazil's last major isolated tribe

26 Jun 2020

Illegal gold mining activity has risen sharply over the last five years in Brazil's indigenous Yanomami reservation in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, a Reuters review of exclusive data from satellite images shows.

Satellite images show new Chinese structures near site of border clash with India

25 Jun 2020

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI China appears to have added new structures near the site of a deadly border clash with India in the western Himalayas, fresh satellite pictures show, heightening concerns about further flare-ups between the nuclear-armed neighbours.

Satellite images suggest Chinese activity at Himalayan border with India before clash

19 Jun 2020

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI In the days leading up to the most violent border clash between India and China in decades, China brought in pieces of machinery, cut a trail into a Himalayan mountainside and may have even dammed a river, satellite pictures suggest.

RPT-Satellite images suggest Chinese activity at Himalayan border with India before clash

19 Jun 2020

* Satellite images 'show widening of tracks, river crossings'

Breaking down Wuhan's blueprint for lifting lockdown

04 Jun 2020

BEIJING From outbreak to lockdown and reopening, the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus emerged late last year, has been through all stages of dealing with the health crisis.

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