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Stephen Starr

After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses

Jul 04 2019

DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre farm in Darke County, Ohio, is either under water or still saturated from record spring rains.

Turkey's tranquil eastern highlands transformed by megaprojects

Sep 11 2017

ARTVIN, Turkey (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From the view of a bus traveling through villages and past the waterfalls, apiaries and dairy cows dotting northeast Turkey's mountainsides, all seems blissfully calm.

Shadow of progress falls on Istanbul's historic vegetable gardens

Mar 15 2017

ISTANBUL (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Recep Eraslan, 64, has worked a tiny sliver of land on Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet peninsula for more than three decades.

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