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Court upholds creation of national monument in Atlantic

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A federal appeals court on Friday upheld former President Barack Obama's designation of a federally protected conservation area in the...

White Sands monument re-designated as US national park

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - President Donald Trump's signature on defense legislation enacted by Congress means White Sands National Monument in southern New Mexico is...

White Sands monument re-designated as US national park

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - President Donald Trump's signature on defense legislation enacted by Congress means White Sands National Monument in southern New Mexico is...

Sage grouse slow Kanye West’s Wyoming building project

A imperiled bird has slowed Kanye West's plans to construct a building on his ranch in Wyoming.West seeks to build a large “meditation structure”...

$1.5M agreement permanently keeps Utah trail open to hikers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah farming family has reached an agreement with land officials allowing permanent access to a portion of private...

Preservation or development? Brazil’s Amazon at a crossroads

TRAIRAO, Brazil (AP) - Night falls in Brazil’s Amazon and two logging trucks without license plates emerge from the jungle. They rumble over dirt...

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...

2 insect species classified as threatened as glaciers melt

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Federal wildlife officials say the continued existence of two species of insects is in doubt because the glaciers and year-round...

Zimbabwe says 200 elephants have now died amid drought

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe's parks agency says more than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, and a mass relocation of animals...

Trump honors Native Americans, US founders in same month

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - President Donald Trump has declared November as a time to celebrate both Native American heritage and the country's founders, a...