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Indian Ocean species caught between local, EU interests

Feb. 02, 2023 11:04 AM EST

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — Indian Ocean countries wanting better safeguards for local marine life by updating fishing quotas and restricting harmful catch methods are facing resistance from the European Union, conservation groups say. Officials are gathering in Mombasa, Kenya on Friday...

Biden administration recommends major Alaska oil project

Feb. 01, 2023 21:17 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Biden administration released a long-awaited study Wednesday that recommends allowing a major oil development on Alaska's North Slope that supporters say could boost U.S. energy security but that climate activists decry as a “carbon bomb.” The move —...

Alaska gold, copper mine blocked over environmental worries

Jan. 31, 2023 20:41 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took an unusually strong step Tuesday and blocked a proposed mine heralded by backers as the most significant undeveloped copper and gold resource in the world because of concerns about its environmental impact on a rich Alaska...

GM conditionally OKs $650M Nevada lithium mine investment

Jan. 31, 2023 18:17 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — General Motors Co. has conditionally agreed to invest $650 million in Lithium Americas Corp. in a deal that will give GM exclusive access to the first phase of a mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line with the largest known source of lithium in the U.S. The...

Groups say plan isn’t helping fish species in Montana

Jan. 31, 2023 12:43 PM EST

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Environmentalists are suing U.S. wildlife officials in a bid to force federal protections for a rare, freshwater fish in Montana’s upper Missouri River Basin that’s suffered due to climate change and other pressures. The lawsuit over Arctic...

Pedal through cycling history at this Ohio bike museum

Jan. 31, 2023 09:58 AM EST

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (AP) — In a former hotel here in rural, western Ohio is a museum offering more than two centuries of bicycle history, from early high-wheelers to candy-hued 1960s Sting Rays. There's a 1901 ice bike, a kitschy 1949 Donald Duck artifact, a military-issued bike with...

Dolphins, humans both benefit from fishing collaboration

Jan. 30, 2023 15:55 PM EST

A fishing community in southern Brazil has an unusual ally: wild dolphins. Accounts of people and dolphins working together to hunt fish go back millennia, from the time of the Roman Empire near what is now southern France to 19th century Queensland, Australia. But while historians...

Tarleton State defeats Grand Canyon 81-62

Jan. 28, 2023 23:37 PM EST

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Freddy Hicks scored 18 points as Tarleton State beat Grand Canyon 81-62 on Saturday night. Hicks added eight rebounds for the Texans (12-10, 5-4 Western Athletic Conference). Kiandre Gaddy scored 15 points while finishing 7 of 7 from the floor. Shamir...

Free agent Jesús Aguilar reaches $3M, one-year deal with A's

Jan. 27, 2023 18:28 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics and slugger Jesús Aguilar agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract Friday. The 32-year-old Aguilar batted .235 with 16 homers, 51 RBIs and a .661 OPS in 129 games for the Marlins and Orioles last season. He was leading the Marlins with...

US reinstates road, logging restrictions on Alaska forest

Jan. 25, 2023 19:10 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency said Wednesday it is reinstating restrictions on road-building and logging on the country's largest national forest in southeast Alaska, the latest move in a long-running fight over the Tongass National Forest. The U.S. Department of...