Tag: Environmental conservation and preservation

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...

Western wildfires threatening American Indian tribal lands

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BLY, Ore. — Fierce wildfires in the northwest are threatening American Indian tribal lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional...

AP Interview: EPA water chief on clean water protections

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WASHINGTON — To finally determine a lasting definition of waterways that qualify for federal protection under the Clean Water Act, the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

DuPont, spinoffs to pay $50M for ‘forever chemical’ cleanup

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WILMINGTON, Del. — DuPont Co. and two spinoffs will pay at least $50 million to Delaware to help clean up toxic chemicals, the Delaware...

Bill aims to spend billions to fix nation’s aging dams

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BOSTON — Lawmakers in Congress on Friday introduced a bill that would pump tens of billions of dollars into fixing and upgrading the country’s...

Ted Turner to give land to nonprofit but keep paying taxes

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Media mogul and billionaire bison rancher Ted Turner is donating an 80,000-acre ranch he owns in western Nebraska to his own...

Kiwi sailors Burling, Tuke care for oceans as wins pile up

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The world’s oceans have given New Zealanders Peter Burling and Blair Tuke the chance to accomplish so much at relatively young ages. ...

Sheriff: Alligator attack suspected in Florida woman’s death

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VALRICO, Fla. — An alligator apparently attacked a woman whose body was found in a retention pond near Tampa, sheriff's officials said. ...