Tag: Environment

Activists sue big French retailer over Amazon forest damage

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PARIS — Environmental groups and indigenous activists from the Amazon region filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a French court alleging that France-based supermarket chain...

In Alabama, a vote to keep Confederate monument protections

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a bill that would give cities and counties a possible avenue to take down unwanted Confederate...

EXPLAINER: What to look for at China’s annual Congress

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BEIJING — China‚Äôs legislature begins its annual meeting this week with economic growth, climate and a crackdown on political opponents in Hong Kong expected...

New photos: North Korea may be trying to extract plutonium

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SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea may be trying to extract plutonium to make more nuclear weapons at its main atomic complex, recent satellite...

17% of food production globally wasted, UN report estimates

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NEW YORK — Instead of finishing your leftovers, you let them go bad and buy takeout. ...

DNR probes NW Indiana lake deaths of numerous ducks, geese

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HAMMOND, Ind. — Indiana's wildlife and environmental agencies are investigating the deaths of numerous ducks, geese and other waterfowl recently found dead around a...

EU probes Germany’s move to pay for coal plant closures

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BERLIN — The European Commission said Tuesday it has opened a probe into whether Germany's plans to compensate owners for the early shutdown of...

MS patient sues Austria over health impact of climate change

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BERLIN — A man in Austria with a temperature-dependent form of multiple sclerosis is taking his government to court in an effort to force...

Top trainer Elliott apologizes for sitting on dead horse

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LONDON — Gordon Elliott, a three-time British Grand National-winning trainer, apologized Sunday after being pictured sitting on a dead horse. ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump clings to his core election falsehoods

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WASHINGTON — Donald Trump clung to his core election falsehoods in his first post-presidential speech, wrongly blamed wind power for the catastrophic power failures...