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Science & Technology
March 27, 2020
Water shutoffs in sharp focus amid coronavirus outbreak
The advice is simple and universal: Washing your hands with soap and water is one of the most effective ways to stop the ...
March 25, 2020
Suspected tornado strikes northeast Mississippi
A suspected tornado heavily damaged a store in northern Mississippi and other structures along the line with Alabama as a ...
February 15, 2020
Trump's $1.5B uranium bailout triggers rush of mining plans
President Donald Trump's $1.5 billion proposal to prop up the country's nuclear fuel industry has emboldened at least one ...
February 13, 2020
South Sudan ignores reports on oil pollution, birth defects
The oil industry in South Sudan has left a landscape pocked with hundreds of open waste pits, the water and soil contaminated ...
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 05, 2020
Prada partners with UN on 10-city ocean education project
Italian fashion house Prada is helping to fund a United Nations program that will enlist high school students from 10 cities ...
February 01, 2020
As forests burn around the world, drinking water is at risk
Fabric curtains stretch across the huge Warragamba Dam to trap ash and sediment expected to wash off wildfire-scorched slopes ...
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 23, 2020
ABC News to bolster streaming service with live programming
ABC News is moving aggressively to boost its streaming service with the belief that these products will change the news ...
January 23, 2020
Storm Gloria kills 11 in Spain, causes wide coastal damage
A calamitous storm has killed at least 11 people in Spain and left five others missing, as well as causing rivers to overflow ...
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.
December 17, 2019
Scientists seeking cause of huge freshwater mussel die-off
On a recent late fall afternoon at Kyles Ford, the white branches of sycamore trees overhung the banks of the Clinch River, ...
December 15, 2019
AP EXPLAINS: How Madrid talks fell short on climate ambition
This year's U.N. climate negotiations in Madrid, the longest in 25 nearly annual such gatherings, ended Sunday with major ...
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 ...
December 08, 2019
Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain
Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice’s perennial flooding looks like a giant ...
December 06, 2019
Massive Polish coal mine sparks international dispute
Polluted air, noise, dry wells. The Turow lignite coal mine in Poland is causing trouble for the environment and local ...
December 06, 2019
Study says warming world could devastate fisheries, reefs
A study commissioned by 14 seafaring nations predicts that unchecked climate change could devastate fishery industries and ...
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 ...
October 27, 2019
Dutch inventor unveils device to scoop plastic out of rivers
A young Dutch inventor is widening his effort to clean up floating plastic from the Pacific Ocean by moving into rivers, too, ...
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