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Industry threatens nearly half of natural heritage sites: WWF

Mining, oil exploration, illegal logging and other industries threaten almost half the natural World Heritage Sites the UN seeks to preserve for future generations, conservation group WWF said Wednesday.

Growth in 8 core sector industries declines by 0.6% in Oct

Dashing hopes of recovery, the output of eight core sector industries contracted by 0.6 percent in October due to poor showing by coal, oil and gas sectors.