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Macedonia imposes urgent measures due to severe pollution

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) - North Macedonia’s government on Monday said it was imposing urgent measures in the country’s capital, Skopje, and the western...

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...

‘This is huge’: Locust swarms destroy crops in East Africa

KATITIKA, Kenya (AP) - The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging 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...

Fire kills 11 youths hunting animals in field in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Eleven young people, mostly teenagers, who were hunting small animals died in a fire that swept through a sugarcane field...

Thunberg brushes off mockery from US finance chief

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - Climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday brushed off criticism and mockery from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, saying that his...

Thunberg brushes off mockery from US finance chief

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - Climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday brushed off criticism and mockery from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, saying that his...

Trump ups mileage proposal slightly over Obama standard

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is making a concession on its proposed minimum fuel economy requirement for new vehicles, but environmental groups and...

Trump ends some protections for waterways, aiding developers

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Thursday ended federal protection for many of the nation's millions of miles of streams, arroyos and wetlands,...