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Hawaii whale dies with fishing nets, plastic bags in stomach

A whale that washed ashore in Hawaii over the weekend likely died in part because it ate large volumes of fishing traps, fishing nets, plastic bags and other marine debris Read More


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Race to vaccinate rare wild monkeys gives hope for survival

A pioneering campaign to vaccinate endangered monkeys in Brazil against yellow fever may help save the beloved golden lion tamarins from extinction More »


Court: US needs to consider effects of drilling near Chaco

A federal appeals court says the U.S. government failed to consider the cumulative effects of greenhouse gas emissions that would result from the approval of nearly 200 drilling permits issued in an area surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park More »


How to make a mummy: Ancient Egyptian workshop has new clues

A study has revealed new details about what the ancient Egyptians used to mummify their dead More »


Biden administration recommends major Alaska oil project

The Biden administration has issued a long-awaited study that recommends allowing a major oil development on Alaska’s North Slope More »


Bring back dodo? Ambitious plan draws investors, critics

A company working on technologies to bring back extinct species has attracted more investors More »


Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia do little to solve waste problem

In southwest Serbia, construction machines are being repurposed to clear tons of waste clogging the Potpec lake More »


Dolphins, humans both benefit from fishing collaboration

A fishing community in southern Brazil has an unusual ally: wild dolphins More »


Japan's Honda outlines hydrogen power plans to go green

Honda is expanding the use of hydrogen to trucks and construction equipment, electricity for buildings and even in outer space, not just cars on roads, to step up on sustainability efforts More »


Germany pledges $222 million for Brazil environment, Amazon

Germany announced on Monday that it would make 204 million euros ($222 million) available for environmental policies in Brazil More »


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