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Environmental conservation and preservation
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
Protesters in Berlin support environment-friendly farming
Demonstrators in Berlin called for more environment-friendly agriculture practices at a protest Saturday in Berlin that ...
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 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 20, 2019
North Macedonia: Hundreds protest dangerous air pollution
Thousands of high school students and others staged a protest outside the main government building in North Macedonia's ...
December 16, 2019
Central Europe mayors against populism sign free cities pact
The mayors of four Central European capitals signed a “free cities” pact Monday, pledging to cooperate on issues ranging from ...
December 14, 2019
Louisiana sues California over alligator ban
Louisiana is suing the state of California over its decision to ban the import and sale of alligator products, saying the ban ...
November 30, 2019
Correction: Brazil-International Court story
In a story Nov. 28 about a group asking the International Criminal Court to investigate Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, ...
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
Cats to be put on leashes to protect wildlife? EU says No
Put domestic cats on a leash to better protect threatened birds and the environment? The European Union says that would deny ...
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 26, 2019
Farmers blocking Berlin roads to protest government policies
Thousands of farmers descended upon Berlin from the countryside with their tractors Tuesday, gathering at the capital’s ...
November 17, 2019
Italy’s white truffle hunters worry about climate change
Rising global temperatures are worrying truffle hunters around the Italian town of Alba, where the most prized specimens can ...
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 ...
November 06, 2019
China and France reiterate support for Paris climate deal
Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday hailed a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron as giving a boost to ...
October 26, 2019
Johnson's NIreland allies vow to keep rejecting Brexit deal
Boris Johnson's allies in Northern Ireland vowed Saturday to keep rejecting the British prime minister's divorce deal with ...
October 24, 2019
Pledges at int'l ocean meeting in Norway reach $64 billion
Norway's foreign minister says countries at a two-day conference have pledged at least 583 billion kroner ($64 billion) ...
October 22, 2019
Thousands of farmers protest across Germany
Thousands of farmers are protesting across Germany against stricter environmental and climate protection requirements planned ...
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 ...
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