Environment

Scientists on research vessel spot rare whale in Bering Sea

Aug 11, 2017

Federal researchers in the Bering Sea have made contact with one of the rarest whales on earth

Local lawmakers: Probe Niagara Falls black water discharge

Aug 11, 2017

Local lawmakers are asking for a criminal investigation into the discharge of wastewater that turned the water below Niagara Falls black

China protests US ship sailing by island in South China Sea

Aug 11, 2017

China is expressing its "strong dissatisfaction" with the U.S. over the Navy's freedom of navigation operation in which a warship sailed past one of China's man-made islands in the South China Sea

Merkel rival Schulz calls for electric car quotas in Europe

Aug 11, 2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel's main rival in Germany's upcoming election is calling for a Europe-wide quota for electric cars

No longer king of the jungle: New fund to aid Africa's lions

Aug 11, 2017

No longer king of the jungle: Fund launches to save Africa's lions as poaching remains threat

NAFTA negotiations could mark end of era for Mexican exports

Aug 11, 2017

NAFTA negotiations may end easy period for Mexican exports

New hope for endangered eels, Japanese summer delicacy

Aug 11, 2017

The endangered Japanese summer delicacy of roasted eel, braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, may get a new lease on life with commercial farming

California court orders billionaire to reopen beloved beach

Aug 11, 2017

A California appeals court says a San Francisco Bay-area billionaire needs to open an access road to a beloved beach in Half Moon Bay, upholding a lower court's ruling against Vinod Khosla

2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal

Aug 10, 2017

The U.S. weather agency said last year's weather was far more extreme or record breaking than anything approaching normal

Return of wind, heat brings back forest fires to Portugal

Aug 10, 2017

Strong winds and rising temperatures are stoking wildfires in Portugal after cooler weather brought a brief respite from a spate of blazes, including one that killed 64 people in June

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