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Trump looks to scale back environmental reviews for projects

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new federal rule to speed up the environmental review process for proposed highways,...

Feds to decide if 2 Mississippi turtles need protection

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government says it will decide whether protection is needed for a freshwater turtle found only in Mississippi and...

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...

Who’s greener? Mine fight pits electric cars against flower

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The rare Tiehm's buckwheat stands less than a foot tall (30 centimeters) in Nevada's rocky high desert, its thin, leafless...

China mourns native paddlefish scientists say is now extinct

BEIJING (AP) - The Chinese paddlefish's sharp, protruding snout made it one of the largest freshwater species in the world. Since scientists declared it...

DiCaprio to donate $3 million for Australia wildfire relief

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Leonardo DiCaprio's environmental organization is donating $3 million to help wildfire relief efforts in Australia. DiCaprio's Earth Alliance said in...

US, Brazil hold talks on trade, Amazon protection

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States and Brazil are deepening a new era of closer cooperation with their first high-level strategic dialogue in seven...

Pope denounces exploitation of Madagascar’s unique resources

ANTANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) - Pope Francis denounced the illegal logging and exploitation of Madagascar's unique natural resources on Saturday as he opened a visit...

Pope denounces exploitation of Madagascar’s unique resources

ANTANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) - Pope Francis denounced the illegal logging and exploitation of Madagascar's unique natural resources on Saturday as he opened a visit...

Pope denounces exploitation of Madagascar’s unique resources

ANTANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) - Pope Francis denounced the illegal logging and exploitation of Madagascar's unique natural resources on Saturday as he opened a visit...