Mana to be honored as Latin Grammys' Person of the Year

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican rock band Mana will be honored as the Latin Recording Academy's 2018 Person of the Year in a star-studded concert Wednesday, the eve of the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony. ...

Taiwan’s Miaoli County releases 4 leopard cats into the wild

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Miaoli County on Friday released four endangered leopard cats (石虎) into the wild after they had been caught by poultry farmers. Fewer than 1,000 of the small feline are...

Live-streaming a marshland for fun - and science

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — If a tree falls in the Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary, it doesn't matter if there's no one around. You can hear it anyway. That's because researchers have hidden ...

Oklahoma zookeeper accused of killing 5 tigers, selling cubs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma zookeeper and candidate for governor already accused in a murder-for-hire plot has been indicted on 19 new counts accusing him of killing tigers and selling tige...

Police find endangered, poisonous frogs at Colombia airport

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Police in Colombia's capital have recovered 216 poisonous frogs from an airport bathroom and authorities say smugglers planned to illegally send them for sale in Germany. ...

Mountain caribou in lower 48 states being sent to Canada

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The six mountain caribou remaining in the lower 48 states will be relocated farther north into Canada, a move that ends decades of efforts to reintroduce the large animals into I...

Jane Goodall gives message of hope to Taiwanese workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – World renowned primatologist and anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall spoke to staff at I-Mei Food’s factory and food safety research center in Taoyuan City on Oct. 31, a...

Google to give away $25 million to fund humane AI projects

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Google will give away $25 million to projects that propose ways to use the artificial intelligence of computers to help create a more humane society. The gra...

Activists demand closure of Puerto Rico zoo after deaths

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Animal rights activists are demanding that Puerto Rico permanently close its only zoo following reports of deaths and improper care. The Animal Legal Def...

Jane Goodall’s message to Taiwan: There are reasons for hope

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – World-class primatologist and ethologist Jane Goodall delivered an address in Taipei on Oct. 26 before a packed auditorium of several hundred, who appeared profoundly insp...

China-backed hydropower dam 'death knell' for rare orangutan species in Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A US$1.6 billion-dollar hydropower dam funded by Chinese state-owned industry Sinosure is to be constructed on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, threatening the habitat of...

Environmentalists file 3rd lawsuit over Trump wall plans

HOUSTON (AP) — Environmental groups filed another lawsuit Thursday challenging the Trump administration's use of waivers to speed up construction of a border wall, this time in Texas. ...

Forest Service advances changes to sage grouse protections

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is advancing changes to sage grouse protections in five Western states that environmental groups say are part of the Trump administration's efforts favoring...

Japan to revise northern Pacific sei whaling program

TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it will revise one of its two major research whaling programs after an international organization said bringing home and selling sei whale is illegal — a possible setback for J...

APNewsBreak: Another rare fish pulled back from extinction

DENVER (AP) — Another rare Colorado River fish has been pulled back from the brink of extinction, the second comeback this year for a species unique to the Southwestern U.S. The U.S....