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EU wants to reduce pesticides use, promotes organic farming

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Commission unveiled plans Wednesday to protect biodiversity across the 27-nation bloc while building a more sustainable food system, insisting...

Bugged: Earth’s insect population shrinks 27% in 30 years

KENSINGTON, Maryland (AP) - The world has lost more than one quarter of its land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years, according to researchers...

Tiger at NYC’s Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) - A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the...

Groups want cows corralled to protect jumping mouse habitat

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Environmentalists have accused U.S. land managers of failing to keep livestock and wild horses out of streams and other wetlands...

Wildfires threaten Australian capital and southeast towns

CANBERRA, Austrralia (AP) - Wildfires burned out of control near Australia’s national capital, Canberra, and across surrounding New South Wales state on Saturday, with...

Wildfires threaten Australian capital and southeast towns

CANBERRA, Austrralia (AP) - Wildfires burned out of control near Australia’s national capital, Canberra, and across surrounding New South Wales state on Saturday, with...

Wildfires threaten Australian capital and southeast towns

CANBERRA, Austrralia (AP) - Wildfires burned out of control near Australia’s national capital, Canberra, and across surrounding New South Wales state on Saturday, with...

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese authorities temporarily banned the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate...

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

BEIJING (AP) - The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of...

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

BEIJING (AP) - The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of...