PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government outlined an ambitious, potentially costly new plan to restore Atlantic salmon in the United States, where rivers teemed with the fish before dams, pollution and overfishing decimated their populations.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Scientists in Maine are using DNA to try to preserve the remaining populations of a fish that lives in 14 lakes and ponds in the state and nowhere else in the continental United States.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing managers are starting the process of trying to reduce the amount of lobster fishing gear off the East Coast in an attempt to help save a declining species of rare whale.
Boston, Massachusetts is nailing down a plan to be carbon-free by 2050, pledging to gets its energy from renewable resources, according to a new report released this week by the Boston Green Ribbon Commission.
According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, climate change and the resulting hotter temperatures could lead to 7,000 more cases of babies being born with congenital heart disease. For the study, researchers considered data on climate change from between the years of 1997 to 2007.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — National parks across the United States are scrambling to clean up and repair damage that visitors and storms caused during the recent government shutdown while bracing for the possibility of another closure ahead of the busy Presidents Day weekend later this month.