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Restoring Mexico's mangroves can shield shores, store carbon

PROGRESO, Mexico (AP) — When a rotten egg smell rises from the mangrove swamps of southeast Mexico, something is going well. It means that this key coastal habitat for blunting hurricane impacts has r...

ITRI launches compound semiconductor project in Taiwan's Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) launched its first compound semiconductor technology project in Tainan Wednesday (Sept. 29) as part of a campaign to cu...

‘Godzilla’ shark discovered in New Mexico gets formal name

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The 300-million-year-old shark’s teeth were the first sign that it might be a distinct species. The ancient chompers looked less like the spear-like rows of tee...

Endangered marsupial born in Wroclaw Zoo in Poland -- again

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A highly endangered marsupial known as a bear cuscus has been born in Wroclaw Zoo in Poland, the fourth since 2016 when the zoo obtained a pair that had been confiscated from smu...

Amazon Indigenous group patrols to expel invading loggers

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) — A bit after sunrise, dozens of Indigenous Tembé men began preparing for the important day ahead. They danced, chanted and donned matching black T-shi...

Pope teams up with Slow Food founder for environment appeal

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has formed an unusual partnership with the agnostic Italian founder of the Slow Food movement while doubling down on calls to protect the environment from profit-driven develo...

Virus crisis ravages Brazilian Amazon city's health system

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After more than a week suffering a cough and fever — potential signs of COVID-19 — Maria do Espírito Santo went to a hospital in Manaus, Brazil’s biggest city in the Amazon rain ...

ABC News to bolster streaming service with live programming

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is moving aggressively to boost its streaming service with the belief that these products will change the news business over the next decade the way cable channels CNN, Fox Ne...

Zoos from Taiwan and Japan forge sisterhood ties

Hsinchu Zoo in northern Taiwan and Tobu Zoo in Japan's Saitama Prefecture established sisterhood relations Tuesday to build cooperation on the care and protection of animals. At the signing cer...

Forest ecologist helps refashion Barbie dolls as scientists

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Nalini Nadkarni was a kid, she’d run home from school, climb into one of the eight maple trees in her parents’ backyard and spend an afternoon there with an apple and a book...

Aussie sailor Blair to share message on Climate Action Now

Lisa Blair thought nature had thrown just about everything at her as she sailed the high seas. That was until, somewhere between Australia and Indonesia, “I saw a kitchen sink float ...

Scientists narrow age estimate for fossils of human ancestor

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they have finally calculated the age of the youngest known remains of Homo erectus, which is generally considered an ancestor of our species. The foss...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. Political ch...

Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors

At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans cou...

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy

SAO PAULO (AP) — Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections. ...