Tag: Environment

Ammon Bundy asks judge to toss trespassing verdict, acquit

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BOISE, Idaho — Anti-government activist Ammon Bundy has asked a judge to throw out his conviction for trespassing at the Idaho Capitol and acquit...

Mexico abandons fishing-free zone for endangered porpoise

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MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government officially abandoned the policy of maintaining a fishing-free zone around the last 10 or so remaining vaquita marina....

Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will ‘get a lot done’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden made a quick foray to the U.S. Capitol hunting support for his multitrillion-dollar agenda of infrastructure, health care and...

Watching for birds & diversity: Audubon groups pledge change

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BOSTON — When Boston socialites Minna Hall and Harriet Hemenway sought to end the slaughter of birds in the name of 19th century high...

Worries over racism, waterways inspire push to rename fish

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Minnesota state Sen. Foung Hawj was...

What pairs with beetle? Startups seek to make bugs tasty

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LONDON — Tiziana Di Costanzo makes pizza dough from scratch, mixing together flour, yeast, a pinch of salt, a dash of olive oil and...

Rehabbed mama manatee and her calf set free in Florida river

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ORANGE CITY, Fla. — A baby manatee and its injured mother are now swimming in Florida's St. Johns River after undergoing four months of...

Biden ends large-scale logging on huge Alaska rainforest

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Thursday it is ending large-scale, old-growth timber sales on the nation's largest national forest — the Tongass National...

1st female grizzly in 40 years collared in Washington state

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Wildlife biologists have captured a female grizzly bear in Washington state for the first time in 40 years, fitting it with...

Retired investigator: Biden nominee stonewalled 1989 probe

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BILLINGS, Mont. — President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee U.S. lands in the Western states stonewalled a 1989 investigation into the sabotage of an...