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‘We are on a learning journey that goes beyond the baseline for responsible palm oil’: Ferrero updates Palm Oil Charter thumbnail
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‘We are on a learning journey that goes beyond the baseline for responsible palm oil’: Ferrero updates Palm Oil Charter

Ferrero launched its first Palm Oil Charter in 2013 to tackle deforestation and social issues in its palm oil supply chain. This public commitment on sustainable palm oil focused on ensuring supplies were 100% RSPO certified segregated sustainable palm oil that could be traced back to plantations. It required suppliers to not clear High Carbon…

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Science & Nature
Deep Mind Assert Reinforcement Learning Could Solve Artificial General Intelligence

Powerful reinforcement learning agents could constitute a solution to artificial general intelligence. They hypothesise that intelligence, and its associated abilities, can be understood as subserving the maximisation of reward. Accordingly, reward is enough to drive behavior that exhibits abilities studied in natural and artificial intelligence, including knowledge, learning, perception, social intelligence, language, generalisation and imitation.…

Op-Ed: Needling Friends to Get the COVID Jab? Stop thumbnail
Health & Medical
Op-Ed: Needling Friends to Get the COVID Jab? Stop

Circumstances have thrust me into a curious social position: a strong supporter of COVID-19 vaccination surrounded by friends who resist it. These people are not just stubborn cranks to me, they’re much-loved companions with whom I’ve broken bread, shared jokes, and commiserated about life’s curve balls. My vax-resistant friends come from different backgrounds, experiences, and…

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Business
Indian Entrepreneur Nandan Nilekani Suggests Crypto to Government

Reading Time: 2 minutesIndian entrepreneur Nandan Nilekani has called on the Indian government to accept cryptocurrencies as an asset class. Nilekani believes cryptos are more of an asset rather than a payment method. Nilekani is also against a prohibitive approach by the government, he believes crypto can improve India’s economy. Nandan Nilekani, an Indian entrepreneur…

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Technology
Apple Watch 7 release date, price, news and leaks

Home News Wearables The Apple Watch 6 (Image credit: TechRadar) As the Apple Watch 6 was the last smartwatch from the tech giant, it makes sense that the next will probably be the Apple Watch 7 – that is, after all, how numbers work, though it could well be joined by the affordable Apple Watch…

Transfer news LIVE: Chelsea in talks over Haaland deal including Abraham swap, Tottenham set Kane transfer fee, Sacho edging closer to Manchester United, Mbappe could play with Messi at PSG thumbnail
Sports
Transfer news LIVE: Chelsea in talks over Haaland deal including Abraham swap, Tottenham set Kane transfer fee, Sacho edging closer to Manchester United, Mbappe could play with Messi at PSG

headlines Live Blog TalkSPORT 8th June 2021, 8:05 am Updated: 8th June 2021, 8:05 am talkSPORT.com brings you all the latest transfer news and gossip from the Premier League and beyond.

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Science & Nature
How bankruptcy lets oil and gas companies evade cleanup rules

A battle over who is responsible for cleaning up hundreds of oil and gas rigs in the Gulf of Mexico is quietly playing out in a bankruptcy court in southern Texas. The contestants in this game of fossil fuel infrastructure hot potato: Fieldwood Energy, an offshore drilling company attempting to offload more than $7 billion…

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Health & Medical
With Restrictions Tightening Elsewhere, California Moves to Make Abortion Cheaper

By Rachel Bluth June 7, 2021 We encourage organizations to republish our content, free of charge. Here’s what we ask: You must credit us as the original publisher, with a hyperlink to our khn.org site. If possible, please include the original author(s) and “Kaiser Health News” in the byline. Please preserve the hyperlinks in the…

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General
Global police sting ensnares scores of alleged criminals duped by FBI app

SYDNEY — The FBI hatched a bold plan to introduce its own encrypted messaging app into the black market in a covert attempt to ensnare members of crime syndicates who use end-to-end encryption to evade law-enforcement officials.And crime bosses allegedly fell for it.On Tuesday, Australian police said they had carried out hundreds of search warrants…