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Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 02:47 AM PDT

6 Elephants Die at Thai Park Trying to Save Fallen Calf

6 Elephants Die at Thai Park Trying to Save Fallen Calf

A herd of wild elephants was swept away by raging waters in a national park in Thailand, drowning six, while rangers helped steer two of the animals out of a deep ravine. Staff at Khao Yai National Park...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:26 AM PDT

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Francis urged bishops on Sunday to boldly shake up the status quo as they chart ways to better care for the Amazon and its indigenous people amid threats from forest fires, development and what he called...

Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 07:17 AM PDT

President's Windmill Hatred Is a Worry for Booming Industry

President's Windmill Hatred Is a Worry for Booming Industry

The winds are blowing fair for America's wind power industry, making it one of the fastest-growing U.S. energy sources. Land-based turbines are rising by the thousands across America, from the remote Texas...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 09:55 AM PDT

Report: 58% of Europe's Native Trees Face Extinction Threat

Report: 58% of Europe's Native Trees Face Extinction Threat

An international conservation group is warning that more than half of the European tree species that exist nowhere else in the world are threatened with extinction. The International Union for the Conservation...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 09:53 AM PDT

2nd Wave of Protests Caps Week Focused on Climate Action

2nd Wave of Protests Caps Week Focused on Climate Action

Students took to the streets across the globe in the hundreds of thousands Friday for a second wave of worldwide protests demanding swift action on climate change. The protests were inspired by Swedish teenager...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 10:45 PM PDT

US Commerce Declares Fishing Disasters for 7 States

US Commerce Declares Fishing Disasters for 7 States

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has declared fishing disasters for seven states on three coasts. "Fishing is the cornerstone of countless coastal economies and has been a way of life for generations of...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 01:42 PM PDT

17 States Sue Feds Over Endangered Species Act Rules

17 States Sue Feds Over Endangered Species Act Rules

Seventeen states sued the Trump administration Wednesday to block rules weakening the Endangered Species Act, saying the changes would make it tougher to protect wildlife even in the midst of a global extinction...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 09:52 AM PDT

'We're All in Big Trouble': Climate Panel Sees a Dire Future

'We're All in Big Trouble': Climate Panel Sees a Dire Future

Earth is in more hot water than ever before, and so are we, an expert United Nations climate panel warned in a grim new report Wednesday. Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 09:00 AM PDT

Voracious Swamp Rodents Set Off Alarms in California

Voracious Swamp Rodents Set Off Alarms in California

One of the most recent threats to California’s environment has webbed feet, white whiskers, shaggy fur and orange buck teeth that could be mistaken for carrots. “Boy, they’re an ugly-looking thing,” said David...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 10:36 PM PDT

'You Are Failing Us': Plans, Frustration at UN Climate Talks

'You Are Failing Us': Plans, Frustration at UN Climate Talks

Scolded for doing little, leader after leader promised the United Nations on Monday to do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels. As they made their pledges at the Climate...

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