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The Latest: British PM to return to COP26 to urge action

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow: LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is heading back to COP26 to press negotiators from around t...

4 LatAm nations create fishing-free corridor in east Pacific

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Four Latin American countries announced Tuesday that they will expand and unite their marine reserves to create a vast corridor in the Pacific Ocean in hopes of protecting sea ...

Northeast Atlantic countries create new protected sea area

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The governments of 15 countries in the Northeast Atlantic on Friday created a new protected area of the ocean they say is bigger than the combined land mass of Germany and the ...

Greenpeace calls for marine protected areas in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan is urging an expedited legislative review of the proposed Ocean Protection Act and the creation of a marine protected area (MPA) for sustainable fishing....

Grounded ship emptied of oil, but heavy damage for Mauritius

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Almost all the remaining oil has been pumped from a Japanese ship that ran aground off Mauritius, but its initial spill of 1,000 tons of fuel has severely damaged the Indian Ocean ...

Mexico announces discovery of 5 unknown reefs in Gulf

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Researchers in Mexico say they have discovered five previously unknown coral reefs off the country's southwestern Gulf coast. The federal Education Department says...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 15 The New York Times on recent abortion bans: All eyes...

Researcher captures striking Antarctic video of minke whale

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Marine mammal expert Dr. Regina Eisert thought minke whales were a little boring until she captured some striking footage of one swimming underwater near Antarctica. Now...

Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump's call to review 27 national monuments established by three former presidents put in limbo protections on large swaths of land home to ancient cliff dwelli...

Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump's call to review 27 national monuments established by three former presidents put in limbo protections on large swaths of land home to ancient cliff dwelli...