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How a Mumbai-based firm changed the method of exporting banana, pomegranates

Business Line 23 Sep 2021
Sometime in 2009, the Khandelwals — Purnima and Pankaj — took the initiative to start their own venture that would link farms to retail outlets ... Some of the key markets of INI Farms are the Middle East, Europe, South East Asia, North America, Australia and New Zealand involving over 700 domestic modern-trade partners.
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Australia sues Neoen for lack of power from its Tesla battery reserve

Metro USA 23 Sep 2021
... Australia did not provide backup power during four months in 2019 for which it had received payment ... On-demand power from storage is critical for preventing blackouts in Australia which is increasingly dependent on wind and solar farms from which energy is not always available.
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Sun cable to invest $2.5 bln in Indonesia on Singapore power link

Reuters 23 Sep 2021
The Australia-Asia Power Link will from 2027 harness solar energy from the world's largest solar farm and battery storage facility in Australia's northern territory, and export it to the city-state via a 5,000 km (3,109 mile) transmission system through waters off ...
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Amazon says it will spend '$7.5 billion' on giant data centres in Auckland

NewstalkZB 23 Sep 2021
AWS currently serves customers from its data centres on Australia's east coast. Bird, said the local server farms would serve local customers like TVNZ , Vector and Education Perfect, "even faster" and address concerns for those with data sovereignty issues who needed data stored locally.
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CEO of Australia’s first offshore wind project resigns

Splash24/7 22 Sep 2021
Thorhauge commenced as CEO in 2019, relocating his family to Australia to pursue the opportunity of developing the nation’s first offshore wind farm ... wind projects in Australia ... Star of the South wind farm is proposed to be located off the south coast of Gippsland.
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Why arrest people for smoking ‘small wee’ while other nations are cashing in – Sefa Kayi asks

Ghana Web 21 Sep 2021
How come that recreational marijuana, medicinal marijuana, is big business between the US and Canada, between Australia and the US and we still sit here and we are still arresting people and burning farms? Are we not thinking? Are we waiting for a period when they will come and ...
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Drop in avo prices, but orchards in high demand

Fresh Plaza 20 Sep 2021
Gunn Agri managing director Bradley Wheaton said the property had been acquired for a managed account known as Wollemi Farms. “It’s been purchased on behalf of a European institution with a mandate to invest in permanent crops assets in Australia, often leasing to local operators,” Mr Wheaton told The Australian Financial Review.
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‘The potential for solar is huge’: future looks bright for Lightsource BP

The Observer 20 Sep 2021
As well as Lightsource’s facilities, BP also plans to finance its own solar farms which the solar venture will develop and run as a “gun for hire” ... It has also agreed a deal to supply electricity to Amazon from an existing solar farm in Ohio, and to supply power to BP service stations from solar farms in New South Wales, Australia.
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Prince William announces 15 Finalists for inaugural year of the £50 million Earthshot Prize

The Eastern Herald 20 Sep 2021
London, United Kingdom ... Prince William said. “Over half a century ago, President Kennedy’s ‘Moonshot’ programme united millions of people around the goal of reaching the moon ... Like President John F ... Clean our Air. ... A truly cutting-edge breakthrough in coral farming that can restore our world’s dying coral reefs. – Living Seawalls, Australia.
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Beauty: How do I like my marshmallow?

The Daily Mail 19 Sep 2021
On my face, body, even at my fingertips… it’s the ingredient – and shade – of the moment. This week, my theme may seem a slightly unusual one. marshmallow ... (£14.99, boots.com) ... As the name suggests, it’s largely a rose medley, which contains extracts of rosa centifolia and rosa rugosa from the brand’s biodynamic farm in Australia ... @edwinaingschambers. .
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Hip-Hop and the Future of Sustainability

The Source 19 Sep 2021
Bionic Man. Pharrell ... Gang Leader ... In early 2020, Australia was ravaged by devastating bush fires ... Lizzo’s team reached out to Foodbank Victoria in Australia to offer help ... Her involvement continues to raise awareness for Australia’s Farms to Families foodbank program, an organization that emphasizes sustainability within the local agriculture systems ... .
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Australia predicts record farm production despite challenges

The Mercury 18 Sep 2021
CANBERRA, Australia — Australia is forecast to reap record farm revenues this year despite pandemic challenges, a mouse plague and a trade dispute with China ... That was also a good year for agriculture that followed a prolonged, crippling drought and devastating wildfires across southeast Australia.
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Secret Talks and a Hidden Agenda: Behind the U.S. Defense Deal that France Called a 'Betrayal'

Democratic Underground 18 Sep 2021
The United States and Australia went to extraordinary lengths to keep Paris in the dark as they secretly negotiated a plan to build nuclear submarines, scuttling France’s largest defense contract and so enraging President Emmanuel Macron that on Friday he ordered the withdrawal of France’s ambassadors to both nations.
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Asean power grid — option for S'pore to source green energy

Straits Times 18 Sep 2021
Second Minister for Trade and Industry TAN SEE LENG ... Things are moving fast ... “At a later date, we expect a connection to Australia,” he adds. Solar energy infrastructure company Sun Cable, which is building the world’s largest solar farm in Australia’s Northern Territory, hopes to export power from Australia to Singapore via a 3,500 km undersea cable.
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