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February 07, 2020
High water wreaks havoc on Great Lakes, swamping communities
Rita Alton has an unusual morning routine these days: Wake up. Get dressed. Go outside to see if her house is closer to ...
February 06, 2020
Lithuanian tourist killed in attack at Brazilian beach
A Lithuanian tourist was killed and his partner was allegedly raped in an attack near a popular seaside town south of Rio de ...
January 27, 2020
Rio residents try to bring green to a concrete jungle
Alê Roque wanders the untamed orchard in Rio de Janeiro, pushing aside leaves to point out what she helped plant last year.
January 18, 2020
Libya's eastern-based forces move to halt oil exports
A move by Libya's east-based forces to choke off oil exports from its territory threatens to throttle much of the country’s ...
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 07, 2020
Australian crews race to contain blazes as damage bill soars
Bolstered by cooler weather and desperately needed rain, exhausted firefighters in Australia raced to shore up defenses ...
January 04, 2020
Q&A: How climate change, other factors stoke Australia fires
Australia’s unprecedented wildfires are supercharged thanks to climate change, the type of trees catching fire and weather, ...
January 02, 2020
Australian prime minister is jeered in wildfire-ravaged zone
Prime Minister Scott Morrison was confronted by angry residents who cursed and insulted him Thursday as he visited a ...
December 18, 2019
1st newborn right whale of calving season seen off Georgia
The first newborn right whale of the winter calving season has been spotted off the coast of Georgia. The critically ...
December 09, 2019
Search on for missing kayak with Polish man, Thai companion
Rescue teams in southern Thailand were searching Monday for a Polish man and a Thai woman who went missing when the kayak ...
December 05, 2019
Historic US towns endured wars, storms. What about sea rise?
Historic cities and towns along the Southeastern U.S. coast have survived wars, hurricanes, disease outbreaks and other ...
November 29, 2019
Spain: Sunbathers help migrants arriving to beach by boat
Sunbathers have assisted two dozen exhausted migrants who arrived by boat to a beach in Spain’s Canary Islands. The boat ...
November 08, 2019
Croatia boasts of record tourism season
Croatia says a record 20 million people visited the Adriatic Sea country this year. The Ministry of Tourism said Friday in ...
November 04, 2019
Brazil reckons with new oil spill mystery: When will it end?
Brazilian authorities said on Monday that they have no way of knowing how much more oil will wash ashore the country's ...
November 02, 2019
AP PHOTOS: Pilgrims flock to French town for beach litany
As a chill wind whips their sodden blue robes, a cluster of Catholic faithful wade gingerly into the choppy Mediterranean, ...
October 29, 2019
Cambodian police question 6 about missing British backpacker
Police are questioning six Cambodian men employed in tourist establishments about the disappearance of British backpacker ...
October 22, 2019
Danes move 120-year-old lighthouse back from eroding coast
A 120-year-old lighthouse was put on wheels and rails and moved back from the eroding North Sea coastline in northwestern ...
October 04, 2019
Home sweet volcano: Alaska fur seals thrive at unlikely spot
Alaska’s northern fur seal population for three decades has been classified as depleted, but the marine mammals are showing ...
October 01, 2019
Narda dissipates, but still likely to bring rain to US
Tropical Storm Narda dissipated Tuesday after soaking hundreds of miles of the Mexican coastline in recent days, but ...
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