Tag: Wildlife

G20 environment ministers meet in Italy amid floods, fires

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NAPLES, Italy — With forest fires raging in the U.S. and Russia and floods devastating parts of Western Europe, environment and energy ministers from...

EXPLAINER: What’s making mid-Atlantic songbirds sick?

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WASHINGTON — A mysterious ailment has sickened and killed thousands of songbirds in several mid-Atlantic states since late spring. While scientists are still racing...

Mexican wolf breeding program gets boost from zoo

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MEXICO CITY — Five gray wolf pups born at Mexico City’s Chapultepec Zoo are giving a boost to efforts to broaden the endangered species’...

DNR: Sick, dying songbirds seen in three-quarters of Indiana

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INDIANAPOLIS — Sick and dying songbirds stricken with an unexplained illness have now been found in three-quarters of Indiana's counties, state wildlife officials say. ...

Ex-Indiana wildlife center auctioned off after court ruling

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CHARLESTOWN, Ind. — Hundreds of people turned out for an auction at a former Indiana wildlife center where the ex-proprietor and his ex-wife were...

Ex-Indiana wildlife center auctioned off after court ruling

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CHARLESTOWN, Ind. — Hundreds of people turned out for an auction at a former Indiana wildlife center where the ex-proprietor and his ex-wife were...

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....

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...