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August 24, 2016
UK committee recommends ban on microbeads
A British parliamentary committee is recommending a ban on plastic microbeads in hopes of cutting back on pollution in the ...
August 22, 2016
Mysterious sale at horse auction sparks scandal in Poland
Anette Mattsson had bid 200,000 euros ($226,500) for a prized gray Arabian mare but soon stopped. With the price rising ...
August 19, 2016
2,000 dead seahorses smuggled in packages to France
French customs police have seized 2,000 dried seahorses smuggled into France in several postal packages en route from Guinea ...
August 14, 2016
Polish horse auction sales much lower after government purge
Sales at a famed horse auction on a remote state-run farm in eastern Poland on Sunday were much lower this year, with some ...
August 13, 2016
Sweden digs in on proposal to ban lobsters from Europe
Sweden is digging in on a proposal to ban imports of live lobsters into the European Union after a rebuke from American ...
August 11, 2016
UK police investigate claim Wimbledon player was poisoned
Detectives are investigating allegations that a British player at the Wimbledon tennis tournament was poisoned, after she ...
August 08, 2016
Study links global warming to rise in waterborne illnesses
Rising global temperatures are clearly linked to increasing waterborne food poisoning, particularly from eating raw oysters, ...
July 29, 2016
Bearded vulture flies to Romania; 1st time seen in decades
Romania's Ornithological Society says a bearded vulture has flown into Romania, the first time it says the rare bone-eating ...
July 26, 2016
Luc Hoffman, Swiss ornithologist and naturalist, dead at 93
Dr. Luc Hoffmann, a Swiss ornithologist and naturalist with a passion for wetlands who helped create the World Wildlife Fund ...
July 08, 2016
UN report: People around the world are eating more fish
People around the world are eating more fish and global per capita fish consumption topped 20 kilograms (44 pounds) a year ...
June 28, 2016
EU's most widely use language, English, endangered by Brexit
Of all the myriad challenges facing the European Union with the pending departure of Britain, one unlikely issue that needs ...
June 23, 2016
Putin concerned about Mongolian dam threatening Lake Baikal
Russia's President Vladimir Putin voiced strong concern Thursday about Mongolia's plans to build a hydroelectric plant on a ...
June 19, 2016
Abused horses now rehabbed to help veterans with PTSD
After losing sight in his right eye from a 2013 rocket attack in Afghanistan, retired U.S. Army Maj. Dan Thomas recovered ...
June 13, 2016
Turkey police find smuggled dagger of Libya's Gadhafi
Turkish police on Monday caught a man trying to sell a jeweled dagger allegedly pillaged from the palace of former Libyan ...
June 10, 2016
Maine's gov. criticizes European proposal to ban US lobster
Maine's governor says the European Union should deny a push from the Swedish government to have American lobster listed as ...
June 01, 2016
Prince Charles opens rural training center in Transylvania
Britain's Prince Charles has opened a training center in rural Transylvania to encourage conservation, farming and ...
May 27, 2016
Saving salamanders: Searching for signs of a deadly fungus
Holding a sandwich bag containing a squirming, Eastern red-spotted newt, Evan Grant inspects its shiny skin for signs of a ...
May 26, 2016
Spanish police seize 74 elephant tusks in Madrid house
Spanish police say they seized 74 illegally hunted African elephant tusks worth an estimated 200,000 euros ($222,000) and ...
May 04, 2016
Massachusetts delegation questions Swedish lobster ban push
The Massachusetts congressional delegation is joining its Maine counterparts in questioning a push by the Swedish government ...
April 20, 2016
New Indonesia mill raises doubts about APP's forests pledge
A landmark commitment by one of the world's largest producers of tissue and paper to stop cutting down Indonesia's prized ...