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Oil giant backs high-tech rescue for collapsing Arctic ice cellars

29 Jan 2019

KAKTOVIK, Alaska (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Inupiaq hunters wrestle a 100-ton bowhead whale back to land from the high seas, the next challenge is where to store all that meat.

FEATURE-Oil giant backs high-tech rescue for collapsing Arctic ice cellars

29 Jan 2019

KAKTOVIK, Alaska, Jan 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Inupiaq hunters wrestle a 100-ton bowhead whale back to land from the high seas, the next challenge is where to store all that meat.

FEATURE-'Shared equity' model for U.S. housing boosts home ownership for poorer families

21 Jan 2019

DURHAM, North Carolina, Jan 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A home under construction is a common sight in Durham, a small but booming city in North Carolina that has been billed "the start-up capital of the South".

Once a national model, Utah struggles with homelessness

10 Jan 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Once lauded as a leader among U.S. cities struggling to relieve homelessness, the number of people sleeping rough in Utah's capital has spiked in the past two years, as funding for its groundbreaking housing program dried up.

FEATURE-Once a national model, Utah struggles with homelessness

10 Jan 2019

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Once lauded as a leader among U.S. cities struggling to relieve homelessness, the number of people sleeping rough in Utah's capital has spiked in the past two years, as funding for its groundbreaking housing programme dried up.

FEATURE-U.S. climate hawk-in-chief? Washington governor eyes presidential run

08 Jan 2019

SEATTLE, Jan 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a recent winter beach walk, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee’s 5-year-old grandson beamed with delight as he spotted a crab.

Land defenders on heightened alert one year after Trump shrinks U.S. monuments

07 Jan 2019

OREGON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One year after U.S. President Donald Trump declared the biggest rollback of public land protection in the country's history, conservation groups have rallied to protect other at-risk places.

FEATURE-Land defenders on heightened alert one year after Trump shrinks U.S. monuments

07 Jan 2019

OREGON, Jan 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One year after U.S. President Donald Trump declared the biggest rollback of public land protection in the country's history, conservation groups have rallied to protect other at-risk places.

From gold bars to barring mining, U.S. town awaits extractive ban ruling

18 Dec 2018

WINTHROP, Washington (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Although the wooden boardwalk and turn-of-the-century saloons reflect Winthrop's Old West history as a mining town, residents these days are counting down to a year-end deadline that could see the government ban extraction there for 20 years.

FEATURE-From gold bars to barring mining, U.S. town awaits extractive ban ruling

18 Dec 2018

WINTHROP, Washington, Dec 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A lthough the wooden boardwalk and turn-of-the-century saloons reflect Winthrop's Old West history as a mining town, residents these days are counting down to a year-end deadline that could see the government ban extraction there for 20 years.

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