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Agriculture and the environment
November 09, 2015
UK: In 1st, global temps average could be 1 degree C higher
Britain's national weather service says this year's global average temperature is on track to reach 1 degree Celsius (1.
November 04, 2015
Thousands of crocodiles go hungry at Honduras farm
A U.S. investigation into alleged money laundering for drug traffickers by one of Honduras' most powerful families has ...
November 03, 2015
Christmas bonus: Farm animals in demand for Nativity scenes
Some farmers have extra reason to rejoice at Christmas: Tis the season for renting out animals for live Nativity scenes and ...
October 31, 2015
Removals of grizzly bears up in Yellowstone so far in 2015
Wildlife managers have euthanized 24 grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem so far this year, the highest number ...
October 26, 2015
Jon Stewart opening animal sanctuary in New Jersey
The former host of "The Daily Show" and his wife are transforming their New Jersey farm into a sanctuary for neglected ...
October 22, 2015
Wasp that kills stink bugs found; could help fruit orchards
Scientists from Washington State University have discovered a parasitic wasp in the state that kills its host like a scene ...
October 19, 2015
Saving 'sang': New label aims to conserve wild ginseng
Denny Colwell fires up a weed whacker and makes quick work of his prized American ginseng patch, a fall ritual that helps ...
October 18, 2015
Development plans for Mormon cattle ranch stirs controversy
Under one of the biggest land development plans ever proposed in Florida, a tract more than six times the size of Manhattan ...
October 13, 2015
Wild aurochs-like cattle reintroduced in Czech Republic
Such an animal has not been seen on Czech territory for hundreds of years. A Dutch breeding program has recreated massive ...
October 08, 2015
Lawsuit in Iowa challenges so-called 'roadside zoos'
Pamela and Tom Sellner describe the small zoo they opened in northeastern Iowa nearly 15 years ago as a labor of love that ...
October 06, 2015
Farmer opens barn to show woolly mammoth bones
A barn in southeastern Michigan suddenly has become a natural history museum since bones from a woolly mammoth were ...
September 26, 2015
Advocates: Oyster farming may hurt threatened shorebirds
Environmentalists and coastal researchers say New Jersey's efforts to establish commercial oyster farms in shallow coastal ...
September 22, 2015
Sage grouse plan aims for balance between industry, wildlife
A cooperative effort to save a ground-dwelling bird has diverted it from possible extinction, federal officials declared ...
September 16, 2015
Study: Air pollution kills 3.3 million worldwide, may double
Air pollution is killing 3.3 million people a year worldwide, according to a new study that includes this surprise: Farming ...
August 30, 2015
General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts
General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 — not just within its own ...
August 28, 2015
Californians cut water without state imposing fines
For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without ...
August 28, 2015
Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some states
New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday — but only in some states.
August 27, 2015
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West
The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage ...
August 17, 2015
Records: California plans taking land for huge water tunnels
State contractors have readied plans to acquire as many as 300 farms in the California delta by eminent domain to make room ...
August 14, 2015
River in Colorado reopens as toxic plume reaches Lake Powell
A river in Colorado that was turned sickly yellow by a mine waste spill reopened Friday after the now-diluted toxic plume ...