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February 16, 2020
US agency to pay for 11,000 miles of fuel breaks in 6 states
The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to fund 11,000 miles (17,703 kilometers) of strategic fuel breaks in Idaho, ...
February 12, 2020
Technology helps to contain invasive Asian carp
Wildlife officials are using loud noises and electricity in a massive roundup of invasive Asian carp on Kentucky Lake. At the ...
February 07, 2020
1,400 pounds of shark fins seized at Miami port
Wildlife inspectors seized 1,400 pounds of shark fins at a Miami port, officials said. The estimated total commercial value ...
January 25, 2020
Bulgarians protest severe water shortage in industrial city
Residents of a Bulgarian city experiencing a severe months-long water shortage gathered in front of the government ...
January 22, 2020
Why tech has been slow to fight wildfires, extreme weather
For two years running , California’s wildfires have sent plumes of smoke across Silicon Valley. So far, that hasn't spurred ...
January 20, 2020
Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia
Australia’s forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times and scientists say the landscape is being permanently ...
January 18, 2020
Louisiana, Alaskan tribes file UN climate change complaint
Four coastal Louisiana tribes and one in Alaska that say the U.S. government violated their human rights by failing to take ...
January 16, 2020
Experts say Med Sea altered by Suez Canal's invasive species
As Egypt marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Suez Canal, marine biologists are bemoaning one of the famed ...
January 13, 2020
Australia turns from defense to offense in wildfire battle
Crews battling Australia's wildfires said Sunday that they have been able to turn from defense to offense for the first time ...
January 08, 2020
The Latest: Oxfam downscales Iraq aid amid Iran-US tensions
The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions after the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top general (all times local): 7:55 p.m.
January 06, 2020
Counting whales from space pitched as key to saving them
An aquarium and an engineering firm in Massachusetts are partnering on a project to better protect whales by monitoring them ...
December 10, 2019
In Sweden's Arctic, ice atop snow leaves reindeer starving
Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from freezing winds as he raced his ...
December 09, 2019
Bosnian police forcibly break up protest over landfill site
Authorities in the southern Bosnian city of Mostar dispatched police Monday to remove residents who have been blocking access ...
November 29, 2019
Shell shock: Giant invasive mussels eradicated from US ponds
Most Americans know mussels as thumb-sized shellfish that occasionally adorn restaurant dinner plates. But a colony of ...
November 28, 2019
‘Generation Greta’: Angry youths put heat on climate talks
It’s safe to say that anyone flying to this year’s global climate conference in Madrid had better have a watertight excuse ...
November 28, 2019
Twice as cute: Berlin zoo releases new photos of panda twins
Berlin’s main zoo has released new photos of twin panda cubs born this summer, saying the two are developing well. The zoo ...
November 13, 2019
Volkswagen expanding electric vehicle production in US
Volkswagen is making Tennessee its North American base for electric vehicle production, breaking ground on an $800 million ...
October 18, 2019
Berlin zoo's panda cubs take 1st glimpse of the world
A Berlin zoo says two panda cubs born in August have opened their eyes to the world for the first time this week. Zoo Berlin ...
October 11, 2019
Better protection sought for Thailand's helmeted hornbill
Conservationists say time is running out for Thailand's dwindling population of helmeted hornbills thanks to poaching of the ...
October 06, 2019
Tens of thousands of goats munch Greek island into crisis
With oak and chestnut forests, waterfalls and rugged coastline, Samothraki has a wild beauty and a remoteness that sets it ...
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