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Eat More American-Caught Seafood, Environmental Groups Urge

Eat More American-Caught Seafood, Environmental Groups Urge

Environmental groups and experts are asking more Americans to eat American-caught seafood amid quarantining ...
earth

US Climate Activists to Livestream Earth Day Due to Virus

CHICAGO (AP) — As the coronavirus causes shut-downs across the U.S., a coalition of youth-led organizations ...
Experts List Ideas to Reduce Waste and Impact on the Environment

Experts List Ideas to Reduce Waste and Impact on the Environment

Experts have put together a list of ways that people can change their consumption patterns in ...
Scientists Expect Spring Floods to be Milder Than Last Year

Scientists Expect Spring Floods to be Milder Than Last Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Too often disasters come in threes. But the year of global pandemic and ...
Wonderchicken Bird Fossil

‘Wonderchicken’ Fossil Reveals Ancestor of Today’s Birds

New York (AP) — A tiny fossil skull nicknamed "Wonderchicken" is giving scientists a rare glimpse ...
Food waste

Ending Food Waste Helps to Slow Environmental Spiral

Food waste varies from country to country, but studies have shown time and again that food ...
Virus Outbreak New York

Millions Holed Up at Home as Virus Profoundly Shifts US Life

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Millions of Americans began the work week holed up at home against the ...
grass

Changes in the Climate Lead to Diluted Nutrients in Grasses

Changes in the climate are diluting nutrients in grasses that maintain and feed ecosystems, according to ...
Scientists Believe Amazon and Other Large Ecosystem are Near their Tipping Point

Scientists Believe Amazon and Other Large Ecosystem are Near their Tipping Point

Within the next half decade, some of the world’s largest ecosystems could go spiral and disappear ...
Turtle

Turtles Are Eating Plastic Because it Smells Like Food

New research found that ocean turtles are eating plastics that smell like food and dying from ...
US Severe Weather Tennessee

Tornado Relief Agencies Ask Volunteers to Take a Day Off

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The rare Tiehm's buckwheat stands less than a foot tall (30 centimeters) ...
Rare Wildflower Nevada Lithium Mine

Who’s Greener? Mine Fight Pits Electric Cars Against Flower

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The rare Tiehm's buckwheat stands less than a foot tall (30 centimeters) ...
fish-swimming

Tracking System Developed to Develop Sustainable Fish Farms

The Tidal project is working to track and analyze the movement of fish underwater in order ...
United States Climate Beaches

Half of World’s Sandy Beaches at Risk From Climate Change

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say that half of the world's sandy beaches could disappear by the ...
Threatened Songbird

US Identifies Habitat Critical for Survival of Rare Songbird

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. wildlife managers proposed Thursday to set aside a vast area across ...
In Vitro Cheetah Cubs

World’s First in Vitro Cheetah Cubs Born at Ohio Zoo

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — Two cheetah cubs have been born through in vitro fertilization and embryo ...
US Reservoir Failure Risk

Earthquake Risk Prompts Order to Drain California Dam

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Worried that an earthquake could collapse a big dam south of ...
Grand Teton Goats

Grand Teton: 36 Mountain Goats Killed in Helicopter Shooting

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Sharpshooters killed 36 mountain goats from a helicopter in a contested effort ...
Microplastics Risk

Scientists Gather to Study Risk From Microplastic Pollution

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tiny bits of broken-down plastic smaller than a fraction of a grain ...
Study: Reefs Could Be Gone by 2100 in Worsening Climate Conditions

Study: Reefs Could Be Gone by 2100 in Worsening Climate Conditions

Research from the University of Hawaii Manoa suggests that coral reefs will be gone by 2100 ...
US Donates $8M for African Locusts Outbreak

US Donates $8M for African Locusts Outbreak

The United States government is donating $8 million to Africa amid the locusts outbreak, which is ...
All Parts of the U.S. Are Affected By Warming Temperature Patterns

All Parts of the U.S. Are Affected By Warming Temperature Patterns

Winters are becoming warmer all across the US and around the world, but scientists at the ...
Toxic Superfund Cleanups Decline to More Than 30-year Low

Toxic Superfund Cleanups Decline to More Than 30-year Low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration completed the fewest cleanups of toxic Superfund sites last year ...
Amazon CEO Pledges $10B to Support Orgs and Leaders Fighting Against Climate Change

Amazon CEO Pledges $10B to Support Orgs and Leaders Fighting Against Climate Change

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, created the Bezos Earth Fund and committed $10 billion to fight ...
Plastic Bag Ban

Some Worry if New York’s Coming Plastic Bag Ban is Enough

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York retailers have begun giving up single-use plastic bags as the ...
Report: Deforested Parts of Amazon Emitting More CO2 than Absorbing

Report: Deforested Parts of Amazon Emitting More CO2 than Absorbing

A new report from researchers at the Brazil's National Institute for Space Research reported that though ...
Rising Sea Levels Take Hold of California’s Coastal Communities

Rising Sea Levels Take Hold of California’s Coastal Communities

Flood maps are warning that California’s coasts, especially in the Bay Area, are no longer safe ...
Carp Invasion

Asian Carp Roundup in Kentucky Opens New Front in Battle

Asian carp were imported to the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s as an eco-friendly alternative ...
Environmentalists Loggers Agreement

Timber Companies, Environmentalists Sign ‘Historic’ Pact

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Environmental groups and timber companies in Oregon, which have clashed for decades, ...
Space Sun Explorer

Solar Orbiter Blasts Off to Capture 1st Look at Sun’s Poles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Europe and NASA's Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on ...
Somalia Africa Locust Outbreak

UN Warns of ‘Major Shock’ as Africa Locust Outbreak Spreads

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Uganda scrambled to respond to the arrival of the biggest locust outbreak that ...
Bumblebee Populations Decline Due to Climate Change, Pesticides

Bumblebee Populations Decline Due to Climate Change, Pesticides

In just a few decades, the likelihood of finding a bumblebee has decreased by more than ...
King Tides-Climate Change

Photos of ‘King Tides’ Globally Show Risks of Climate Change

DEPOE BAY, Ore. (AP) — Tourists, nature lovers and amateur scientists are whipping out their cameras ...
Shark Fin Seizure

Lawmakers Seek to End Florida’s Key Role in Shark Fin Trade

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — While Florida gains notoriety as the epicenter of the shark trade in ...
Alaska Beluga Whale Lawsuit

Groups Give Notice They Will Sue to Protect Beluga Whales

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two environmental groups gave formal notice Friday that they will sue to ...
Study: Acidity in Ocean is Dissolving Crab Shells

Study: Acidity in Ocean is Dissolving Crab Shells

The ocean’s growing acidity is dissolving crab shells, according to a recent finding by scientists ...
Wolf Poplulation-Idaho

Idaho Agency Wants to Spend $408,000 a Year to Count Wolves

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's top wildlife official on Tuesday requested authorization from state lawmakers to ...
New Study Estimates Where People Will Move to in the US when Coastal Areas Flood

New Study Estimates Where People Will Move to in the US when Coastal Areas Flood

A new study published in PLOS ONE estimates where people will migrate to when coastal cities ...
Africa Locust Outbreak

AP Explains: How climate change feeds Africa Locust Invasion

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of ...
Protected Turtles-Lawsuit

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Turtles in Mississippi, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two environmental groups have sued the Trump administration, saying it has failed ...