Environment

TransCanada: Keystone oil leak a sudden, 'immediate' event

Nov 21, 2017

A TransCanada Corp. official says he believes an estimated 210,000-gallon oil leak in South Dakota from the Keystone pipeline was a sudden and "immediate" event

Nations decide to increase quota for Atlantic Bluefin tuna

Nov 21, 2017

Countries fishing the eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean agreed Tuesday to expand the annual quota for prized Bluefin tuna to reflect an improvement in their stocks

Russia confirms spike in radioactivity in the Urals

Nov 21, 2017

Russian authorities have confirmed reports of a spike in radioactivity in the air over the Ural Mountains

Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

Nov 20, 2017

Nebraska regulators have approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project

Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophies

Nov 20, 2017

Federal officials quietly loosen restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport

The Latest: Tribe troubled by Keystone XL vote in Nebraska

Nov 20, 2017

Native American tribe in South Dakota "highly disappointed" after Nebraska regulators approve proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline route just days after spill near reservation

Alternative Keystone XL route gets approved in Nebraska

Nov 20, 2017

Nebraska regulators have approved an alternative route through the state for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline

Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmon

Nov 20, 2017

Harbor seals, sea lions and other marine mammals have been rebounding in recent decades and they're devouring more of the chinook salmon prized by endangered Puget Sound orcas

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Nov 20, 2017

Leaders of Southeast Asian countries and China agreed to launch talks on a "code of conduct" aimed at controlling South China Sea disputes

Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

Nov 20, 2017

President Donald Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported

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