Chimps varied “culture” matters for conservation, study says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some chimpanzee groups are stone-throwers. Some use rocks to crack open tree nuts to…

Scientists begin exploring Indian Ocean depths in Seychelles

ALPHONSE ATOLL, Seychelles (AP) — An unprecedented mission to explore the Indian Ocean and document changes…

AP NewsBreak: US plans to lift protections for gray wolves

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the…

Over 1,500 turtles found inside luggage in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities said Monday that they found more than 1,500 live turtles…

Indonesia court allows dam in orangutan habitat to proceed

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Environmentalists lost a court challenge Monday to a Chinese-backed dam in Indonesia…

Underground fire at Arkansas dump raises health concerns

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More than seven months after residents first noticed a fire at…

Thousands gather in Hamburg, elsewhere for climate protest

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of students have gathered in the German city of Hamburg as part…

Congress approves major public lands, conservation bill

DETROIT / FEBRUARY 26, 2019 (STL.News) Fiat Chrysler on Tuesday announced a $4.5 billion plan that…

Fiat Chrysler: $4.5B plan would add 6,500 Detroit-area jobs

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler on Tuesday announced a $4.5 billion investment plan it said would…

China county suspends fracking after quakes worry residents

BEIJING (AP) — A county in western China has suspended drilling for shale gas after a…

California district stalls West drought plan over lake money

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A California irrigation district with the highest-priority rights to Colorado River water…

Frenchman picked to head UN-backed climate fund

BERLIN (AP) — Frenchman Yannick Glemarec has been picked to head a U.N.-backed body that helps…

Consumer goods companies preparing for climate change impact

BERLIN (AP) — Companies behind some of the best-known consumer products — from soaps to sodas…

LOS ANGELES | Poop-to-power part of Aliso Canyon settlement raises stink

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stink is being raised over a $120 million court settlement from…

HELSINKI | Animal saved from icy Estonian river turns out to be a wolf

HELSINKI (AP) — Estonian construction workers got the shock of their lives when they found out…

OMAHA, Neb | Buffett encourages investors to bet on American economy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the company he built through decades of acquisitions…

WASHINGTON | Mueller: Manafort ‘brazenly violated the law’ for years

WASHINGTON (AP)— Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort committed crimes that cut to “the heart of…

PARIS | Macron visits French farm fair amid rural anger, decline

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pledged Saturday to protect European farming standards and culinary…

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | China says coal handling delayed by environmental checks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — China said Friday that reported delays in handling of coal shipments…

LONDON | Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

LONDON (AP) — Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies. That’s the conclusion of scientists…

WASHINGTON | White House ends California talks on mileage standards

WASHINGTON (AP)) — The Trump administration broke off vehicle mileage standards talks with California on Thursday,…

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WASHINGTON | AP survey: Health care, immigration high on voters’ minds

WASHINGTON  — Health care and immigration were high on voters’ minds as they cast ballots in…

MIAMI | Obama urges Florida voters to support Democratic candidates

MIAMI— Former President Barack Obama told attendees at a Friday campaign event for Florida‘s Democratic candidates…

NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga | Royals Harry and Meghan dedicate forest reserves in Tonga

NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have dedicated two forest reserves in Tonga…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | DeSantis, Gillum debate Trump and more in Florida debate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Race, the economy, the environment and President Donald Trump were subjects of the first…

GENEVA | Return to sender: Postal union warns of fallout if US leaves

GENEVA— No international letters, no international packages: A top official with a 192-country postal union says…

HOUSTON | Environmentalists file 3rd lawsuit over Trump wall plans

HOUSTON— Environmental groups filed another lawsuit Thursday challenging the Trump administration’s use of waivers to speed…

FRESNO, Calif. | Trump plan to rollback fuel standards to get second hearing

FRESNO, Calif. — The Trump administration’s proposal to rollback national fuel economy standards was headed for…

HARTFORD, Conn. | States blast Trump administration coal plan, mull lawsuits

HARTFORD, Conn. — States with a history of fighting air pollution from coal-fired power plants are…