Environment

Salmon farmers defend transparency after Canada fish escape

Sep 15, 2019

A salmon farming group is defending its effort to be transparent with the public about the problem of escaped fish in the wake of an incident in which hundreds of fish got loose near the border of Maine and Canada

France bans shows by sick bear following abuse complaints

Sep 13, 2019

French authorities have banned the owners of a sick bear from displaying it in public shows after an inspection found the animal suffered from severe health problems and was held in poor conditions

House votes to bar Arctic drilling; Senate action unlikely

Sep 12, 2019

The Democratic-controlled House has voted to reinstate a decades-long ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Democrats step on shaky political ground with fracking bans

Sep 10, 2019

Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking and stepping on unstable political ground as they do so

US expands hunting and fishing at national wildlife refuges

Sep 10, 2019

The Trump administration is expanding hunting and fishing in 77 national wildlife refuges in what it says is a bonus for hunters and anglers but what critics contend is deferring management to states with potential harm to wildlife

Oil drilling plan near Utah monument draws tribal opposition

Sep 9, 2019

Oil drilling plan near Utah monument draws tribal opposition

Singaporean scientist among California boat fire victims

Sep 6, 2019

From veteran water polo coach to Singaporean data scientist, the passengers aboard the ill-fated Conception dive boat were linked by their love for the water

US to allow trophy hunter to import body of rare black rhino

Sep 6, 2019

The Trump administration says it will issue a permit to a Michigan trophy hunter to import the skin, skull and horns from a rare black rhinoceros he shot last year in Africa

US investigators eye possible causes of California boat fire

Sep 5, 2019

US investigators are examining potential ignition sources of a deadly fire on a scuba diving boat, including electronics aboard the vessel where 34 people were killed off the coast of California

Scientists monitoring new marine heat wave off West Coast

Sep 5, 2019

Federal scientists say they are monitoring a new ocean heat wave off the U.S. West Coast

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