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Com Journal: East Timor Has Some of the World’s Richest Reefs. Can It Profit Safely?
The reef development here is no accident. For generations, local fishermen have safeguarded their supplies of fish by creating marine protected areas. Communities would agree on the boundaries, mark them off and ban fishing there: no [...]
A Nearly Invisible Oil Spill Threatens Some of Asia’s Richest Fisheries
“This is an oil spill of a type we haven’t seen before,” said Paul Johnston, a scientist at Greenpeace Research Laboratories at the University of Exeter in England. “Working out the impact is actually a huge task — probably [...]
Tech and Real Estate Lift the Fortunes of China’s Richest
Hurun valued the wealth of Mr. Xu, chairman and founder of China Evergrande, at $ 43 billion, largely because of his firm’s Hong Kong-listed shares, which have soared five times in the past year. The surge has come despite worries [...]
Richest Americans gain the most from the Senate’s health care bill
The latest Congressional Budget Office analysis of the Senate’s revised health care bill won’t be available until next week, but the overarching trend of the three GOP plans analyzed so far is clear — more Americans will be uninsured [...]

Eike Batista, Once Brazil’s Richest Man, Is Sought in Corruption Inquiry

The brash industrialist, who had publicly proclaimed that he would become the world’s richest man, assembled a sprawling empire including mines, offshore oil fields, a port complex and even Rio’s landmark Hotel Glória. Mr. Batista [...]

World’s 8 Richest Have as Much Wealth as Bottom Half

How concentrated has wealth become in the globalized modern world? Here’s one answer: Just eight of the richest people on earth own as much combined wealth as half the human race. That’s a notable change from last year, when it was reckoned [...]