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Carey L. Biron

Torch, radio...house deeds? U.S. readies for hurricane season

17 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Torch, radio, whistle - all standard fare in a storm survival kit. Now Americans at risk of hurricane damage are being urged to grab their house deeds and check they are valid, too.

Torch, radio...house deeds? U.S. readies for hurricane season

17 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Torch, radio, whistle - all standard fare in a storm survival kit. Now Americans at risk of hurricane damage are being urged to grab their house deeds and check they are valid, too.

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

15 Jul 2019

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

19 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

19 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.

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