Environment

Kuwait battles oil spill in Persian Gulf waters

Aug 13, 2017

Kuwait says an oil spill has struck its waters in the Persian Gulf

Reward offered to catch Nevada lake invasive fish dumper

Aug 13, 2017

Nevada game wardens who spend most of their time hunting for big-game poachers have turned their sights on an even more serious threat to nature in the mountains around Great Basin National Park near the Utah line

Washington state utility's nuclear waste shipments suspended

Aug 12, 2017

Officials in Washington state indefinitely suspended a public utility's authority to ship low-level radioactive waste after the utility mislabeled a shipment

Advocates stage first big Texas protest against border wall

Aug 12, 2017

Hundreds of people have marched in South Texas to oppose the wall the U.S. government wants to build on the river separating Texas and Mexico

Merkel emphasizes German prosperity, security at rally

Aug 12, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the final phase of her election campaign by emphasizing the growth in economic security and prosperity achieved in her dozen years at the helm

Federal judge clears way for completion of water project

Aug 11, 2017

A federal judge has cleared the way for completion of a $244 million project to bring Missouri River water to residents of northwestern North Dakota

For electric cars to take off, they'll need place to charge

Aug 11, 2017

Electric cars are gaining momentum, but charging infrastructure needs to catch up

Lions, tigers, bears from war-torn Syria evacuated to Jordan

Aug 11, 2017

Animals trapped in harsh conditions in zoo in war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo evacuated to a wildlife reserve in Jordan

Nepal Prime Minster warns of climate change dangers

Aug 11, 2017

Nepal's Prime Minister says climate change, natural calamities and disasters were posing threats to his country's survival

Philippines to cull 200,000 fowl after bird flu outbreak

Aug 11, 2017

The Philippines will cull at least 200,000 birds after confirming its first bird flu outbreak, but no animal-to-human transmission has been reported

Weather, 20 December
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