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July 29, 2015
Correction: Lake Erie Algae story
In a story July 28 about toxins in lakes, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the affiliation of Milt Miller. He is ...
July 28, 2015
8 children hurt, 2 critical, by falling tree in California
A huge, ancient pine tree uprooted and fell onto kids at a summer day camp Tuesday, injuring eight children, two of them ...
July 27, 2015
Putrid-smelling flower attracts large crowds in California
Officials with UC Berkeley's botanical garden say the garden had its busiest day in more than a decade as people flocked to ...
July 26, 2015
Endangered butterfly recovering in some, not all, of range
More than 20 years of habitat restoration and breeding programs have helped the endangered Karner blue butterfly make a ...
July 15, 2015
Scientists in Oregon develop bacon-flavored seaweed
What grows quickly, is packed with protein, has twice the nutritional value of kale and tastes like bacon? The answer, ...
July 10, 2015
Bear tranquilized after climbing tree on Colorado campus
Wildlife officials tranquilized a 60-pound bear that found a resting spot in a tree on the University of Colorado campus in ...
July 09, 2015
Summer forecast for Lake Erie: Another big algae outbreak
Lake Erie will see one of the most severe toxic algae outbreaks in recent years this summer, a year after toxins contaminated ...
June 20, 2015
Destructive southern pine beetle appears in Northeast states
The southern pine beetle, which for generations has attacked forests throughout the southeastern United States, is ...
June 17, 2015
Scientists fly drones to map sagebrush for wildfire strategy
Scientists have deployed drones over western Idaho to map a little-known landscape as part of an effort to reduce wildfire ...
June 12, 2015
States agree to cut pollutants behind Lake Erie algae
Ohio and Michigan have agreed to sharply reduce phosphorus runoff blamed for a rash of harmful algae blooms on Lake Erie that ...
June 08, 2015
Republicans shift strategy in effort to increase logging
Drought has killed about 12 million trees in California's national forests. In the Rocky Mountain region, an epidemic of pine ...
June 08, 2015
In northern Haiti, conservation efforts focus on coastlines
Only little fish are pulled from the coastal waters off Haiti. In this overfished area of northern Haiti, fishermen who want ...
June 03, 2015
$4 million fire-prevention grant ignites passions in Oakland
City officials accepted a $4 million federal grant to chop down trees in the ritzy Oakland hills, a decision that ignited ...
May 20, 2015
Forest Service sees hope in battle against bat disease
Officials with the U.S. Forest Service are cautiously optimistic that a new treatment may help bats survive a disease known ...
May 19, 2015
Scared bear spends week in central Louisiana neighborhood
A young black bear has been a backyard spectacle in a central Louisiana neighborhood where he has spent the past week up one ...
May 16, 2015
A look back 35 years after Mount St. Helens' deadly eruption
Thirty-five years ago, Mount St. Helens in southwest Washington state erupted, killing 57 people, blasting more than 1,300 ...
May 11, 2015
700 cannabis plants found next to Berlin subway station
It wasn't the world's best-hidden marijuana plantation. Berlin police say they were were called to a subway station Monday ...
May 06, 2015
EPA suggests triggers for warning of algae in drinking water
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the first nationwide guidelines Wednesday for determining when algal toxins ...
May 05, 2015
Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output
It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, ...
April 29, 2015
$4 million in US projects aim to protect sage grouse habitat
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Wednesday announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a ...