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Some expect both to remain steady due to global economic conditions while others point to the return of $3/gallon gas (in the states) fueled mainly by an increase in foreign demand. Sri Lanka.

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Satellite altimeter data study finds global ship traffic up 4x over past 20 years

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Maritime traffic on the world’s oceans has increased four-fold over the past 20 years, likely causing more water, air and noise pollution on the open seas, according to a new study quantifying global ship traffic. Burgeoning ship traffic has increased the amount of pollution in the atmosphere, particularly above the Sri Lanka-Sumatra-China shipping lane, where the study notes a 50% increase in nitrogen dioxide, a common air pollutant, over the 20-year period.

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Exide and Leclanché launch Li-ion battery JV in India

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Exide also has manufacturing facilities in Sri Lanka and does business globally through its subsidiaries and international affiliates. Exide’s products are sold globally, particularly in developed markets like Australia, Japan and Western Europe, under its own brand names.

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Ford 2017 trends report: disruption the status quo, “never more difficult” to find objective information

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Sheryl Connelly, Ford global trend and futuring manager, says there is no escaping the fact that disruption is now the status quo. Globally, consumers are finding more joy in less, and taking advantage of access-over-ownership service models. The new Ford report notes that 80% of adults globally agree that social media is more about optics than substance, and the 65% agree that people today are less likely to consider opposing viewpoints.

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Study Finds Indian Ocean Sea-Level Rise Threatens Coastal Areas; Climate Change Partly Responsible

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Sea-level rise is particularly high along the coastlines of the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, as well as the islands of Sri Lanka, Sumatra and Java, the authors found. The rise—which may aggravate monsoon flooding in Bangladesh and India—could have future impacts on both regional and global climate. Global sea-level patterns are not geographically uniform.

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