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Dolphins in Lisbon river show benefits of protecting nature

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Delegates attending a U.N. conference in Lisbon next week might take inspiration for their efforts to protect the oceans by looking out of the venue’s windows at Portugal’s lon...

Is Greece ready for wildfire season?

"Use your wrist! Now, change the stream!" A concentrated Katerina Kaglia holds a fire hose, focusing its stream of water on a tree trunk. Stavros Salayiannis, operations manager of the Vyron...

ERM and GlobeScan Joint Survey finds sustainability leadership is now defined by evidence of integration and impact

ICT, Automotive, and Life Sciences / Biotechnology sectors lead APAC’s sustainability transitionSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 24 June 2022 - A new survey from the SustainAbility Institute by ERM and ...

Federal agencies reverse Trump limits on habitat protection

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday withdrew a rule adopted under former President Donald Trump that limited which lands and waters could be designated as places where imp...

Sheriff: 2 divers drown in Florida cave diving expedition

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two men drowned while on a diving expedition in a mazelike Florida cave system that extends deep below the surface, authorities said Thursday. The Hernando C...

India's forgotten stray animals suffer under record heatwaves

India's extreme summer months are not only hitting humans hard but have taken a toll on the dogs, cats and other animals living on the nation's streets. While dogs and cats have long lived si...

Florida team hauls in 18-foot, 215-pound Burmese python

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A team of biologists recently hauled in the heaviest Burmese python ever captured in Florida, officials said. The female python weighed in at 215 pounds (98 kilog...

Wildfire threatens unspoiled Georgia island rich in history

ST. CATHERINES ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Wildfires sparked by lightning have scorched hundreds of acres on this unspoiled island off the Georgia coast, where crews are battling to protect plantation ruins, t...

From 'carp' to 'copi': unpopular fish getting a makeover

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — You're in the mood for fish and your server suggests a dish of invasive carp. Ugh, you might say. But how about broiled copi, fresh from the Mississippi River? ...

Yellowstone park reopening after changes wrought by flood

WAPITI, Wyo. (AP) — Visitors will return to a changed landscape in Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday as it partially reopens following record floods that reshaped the park’s rivers and canyons, w...

Arizona fires sweep land rich with ancient sites, artifacts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — As Jason Nez scans rugged mountains, high desert and cliffsides for signs of ancient tools and dwellings unique to the U.S. Southwest, he keeps in mind that they're part of a b...

William at 40: A milestone birthday in a life under scrutiny

LONDON (AP) — The world watched as Prince William grew from a towheaded schoolboy to a dashing air-sea rescue pilot to a balding father of three. But as he turns 40 on Tuesday, Willi...

Yellowstone aims for quick opening; flooded towns struggling

GARDINER, Mont. (AP) — Most of Yellowstone National Park should re-open within the next two weeks — much faster than originally expected after record floods pounded the Yellowstone region last week an...

Outside Yellowstone, flooded towns struggle to recover

FROMBERG, Mont. (AP) — With Yellowstone National Park pushing to reopen to tourists more quickly than anticipated after record floods pounded southern Montana, some of those hardest hit in the disaste...

New park in central Bangkok gives Thais needed green space

BANGKOK (AP) — Bursting with trees, ponds, plants and birdlife, a new inner-city park is delighting residents of Thailand’s bustling, congested capital. Every day, crowds visit Benjakitti Forest Park ...