South Africa’s wine growers see new demand from China

(CNN)As wages rise in China, so has spending on luxury goods. And wine is one of them. Online sales potential L’Huguenot Vineyards is 40 minutes from Cape Town, within the country’s Paarl-Franschhoek Valley. And the company’s move is indicative of efforts by South African growers to boost online exports by…

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Trump admin moves to cut sage grouse protections, opening lands for oil drilling

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration moved to amend Obama-era protections on the habitat of the sage grouse bird, potentially opening up vast areas of land in the western United States for oil and gas drilling. “It’s hard to pretend at this point that Zinke is a steward of America’s public lands:…

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Scientists Develop World’s First Vaccination For Insects To Help Save Honey Bees

Scientists at the University of Helsinki have developed a new edible vaccine to help honeybees stave off potentially deadly bacterial infections. This is the very first “inoculation” designed specifically for insects. Honey bees have a lot to contend with, from pesticides to habitat loss, climate change, and disease. American foulbrood (AFB) is…

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Pakistan opposition rally clashes with police, dozens hurt

Police also detained several activists, angering the country’s opposition parties, which in turn urged Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government to immediately free those detained. According to Maryam Aurangzeb, a spokeswoman for Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League party, police beat the party’s supporters without any provocation. “We were peaceful and police started…

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