HONG KONG (AP) — The Chinese Year of the Ox begins Friday, and in the shadow of Hong Kong's futuristic urban skyline, wild bovines are getting some love.
KILLINGWORTH, Conn. (AP) — A pelican that got blown off course and was rescued in chilly Connecticut has been flown to Florida, where he is recovering from pneumonia and frostbite.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration said Thursday it was delaying a rule finalized in former President Donald Trump's last days in office that would have drastically weakened the government's power to enforce a century-old law protecting most wild birds.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency pledged Wednesday to “move with a sense of urgency on climate change” and other priorities, while working with lawmakers from both parties to protect the environment.
HONOLULU (AP) — Postmortem exams show at least two of three Hawaiian monk seals found on Kauai last year died after they were caught in fishing nets.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday denied a request by two American Indian tribes to shut down construction of a contentious crude oil pipeline project in northern Minnesota.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Eight Democratic lawmakers called Tuesday for an investigation into “potential scientific meddling” by the Trump administration in its rule to remove critical habitat protections for the imperiled northern spotted owl in the Pacific Northwest.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Four people in Linn and Buchanan counties have pleaded guilty to dozens of wildlife violations, Iowa conservation offi…
LONDON (AP) — A report commissioned by the British government is urging a radical transformation in the way that countries around the world assess the state of their economies by elevating the natural world as a key element in their economic planning.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine unveiled a two-year, $75 billion state budget on Monday that includes a $1 billion initiative to help bring the state back from the economic downfall of the pandemic.
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis Zoo plans to use land it owns in a rural area of Missouri as habitat for a wolf breed on the verge of extinction, zoo officials said Monday.
Polluting factories go uninspected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Leadership positions sit vacant at the U.S. Geological Survey's climate science centers. And U.S. Department of Agriculture research into environmental issues important to farmers is unfinished.
LYON, France (AP) — A French court ordered the state on Friday to pay a total 7.3 million euros ($8.9 million) to 727 former coal miners for anxiety caused to them by a career of exposure to toxic substances.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A new agreement has established a truce in a long-running dispute over the management of bison on Montana's north central prairie.
Longtime safeguards for U.S. bird populations took a hit under former President Donald Trump, whose administration made it harder to prosecute industry-caused deaths — such as the 2019 destruction of a sprawling Virginia seabird nesting ground — and chipped away protections for endangered species.
Longtime safeguards for U.S. bird populations took a hit under former President Donald Trump, whose administration made it harder to prosecute…
The man was among 30 subjects indicted as part of a two-year federal investigation into the black market trade of eagle carcasses, eagle parts and feathers. Prosecutors say they found more than 100 eagle carcasses or eagle parts in his home.
The new lower releases from Gavins Point Dam will allow the level of Lewis and Clark Lake to stabilize and ensure communities will be able to continue drawing drinking water from the lake, Corps spokeswoman Eileen Williamson said.
Game and Parks Commission staffers set a cage trap and baited it with raw fish. The estimated 20-pound bobcat bit on the bait and was caught. It was freed in a rural area Wednesday.
Planning a trip to the Amazon? You might want to look at the controversy over wildlife selfies before choosing tours. World Animal Protection, an advocacy group, says animals like sloths suffer when they're kept in captivity for tourists to hold and photograph. Instagram is supporting education efforts by responding to hashtag searches like #slothselfie with this warning: "You are searching for a hashtag that may be associated with posts that encourage harmful behavior to animals."
CONCORD, N.H. — As someone who has studied bobcats for almost four decades, wildlife ecologist John Litvaitis remembers many times returning f…
SALT LAKE CITY — A lucrative outdoor trade show that's been staged in Salt Lake City for two decades announced Feb. 16 it will be leaving Utah…
SALT LAKE CITY — The lucrative Outdoor Retailer show is again considering moving from Salt Lake City amid renewed concerns from attendees abou…