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Pangas in hand, Kenya's indigenous fire scouts take on forest losses

LOGOMAN, Kenya, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - These days, whenever Daniel Koskei walks into the Logoman Forest and finds a mound of soil, he prepares to take action – particularly if the wind is strong and the sun blazing hot.

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UPDATE 2-Saudi Aramco to spend $18 bln on growth in the Americas -Motiva

HOUSTON, May 25 Saudi Aramco plans to spend $18 billion in the next five years to expand its operations in the Americas, focusing on its U.S. oil refining subsidiary Motiva Enterprises, Motiva said on Thursday.

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Chilean copper miner Codelco preparing local bond issue -agency

SANTIAGO, May 25 Chile's state-run Codelco, one of the world's biggest copper producers, is readying a domestic bond issue that will allow it to refinance its debt and fund investments, a local ratings agency said on Thursday.

25 May 2017

Actors join campaign to protect world's uncontacted tribes

NEW YORK, May 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Actors Gillian Anderson and Mark Rylance on Thursday threw their celebrity clout behind a drive to help protect tribes with no contact to the outside world from logging prospectors eyeing their land.

25 May 2017

CORRECTED-Arconic shareholders elect three Elliott nominees to board

May 25 Specialty metals producer Arconic Inc said its shareholders had elected three of Elliott Management Corp's nominees to its board of directors, based on a preliminary vote count following the company's annual meeting on Thursday.

25 May 2017
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