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10 pioneer-era apple types thought extinct found in US West

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A team of retirees that scours the remote ravines and windswept plains of the Pacific Northwest for long-forgotten pioneer orchards...

Dog sleuths sniff out crop disease hitting citrus trees

WASHINGTON (AP) - Dog detectives might be able to help save ailing citrus groves, research published Monday suggests. Scientists trained dogs to sniff out...

Study: Yellowstone bison mow, fertilize their own grass

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A study of grazing in Yellowstone National Park found that bison essentially mow and fertilize their own food. This allows...

High-tech chestnuts: US to consider genetically altered tree

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Chestnuts harvested from high branches on a chilly fall morning look typical: they're marble sized, russet colored and nestled in...

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...

Sharks to saiga, nations up support for endangered wildlife

GENEVA (AP) - From towering giraffes to bottom-feeding sharks and many species in between, endangered species got new protections under an agreement finalized Wednesday...

Environmentalists sue over Endangered Species Act rollbacks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Seven environmental and animal protection groups teamed up to file the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's rollback of the...

Environmentalists sue over Endangered Species Act rollbacks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Seven environmental and animal protection groups teamed up to file the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's rollback of the...