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NM-New Mexico News Digest

Jan. 17, 2023 14:07 PM EST

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select New Mexico stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of New Mexico and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org Questions about coverage plans are welcome and...

Moving species emerges as last resort as climate warms

Jan. 17, 2023 12:44 PM EST

In a desperate effort to save a seabird species in Hawaii from rising ocean waters, scientists are moving chicks to a new island hundreds of miles away. Moving species to save them — once considered taboo — is quickly gaining traction as climate change upends habitats. Similar...

UK polar research ship to make 2nd voyage to Antarctica

Nov. 15, 2022 15:07 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's polar research ship is preparing for its second voyage to Antarctica to investigate sea level rises and threats to marine biodiversity. Jane Francis, director of British Antarctic Survey, which operates the ship named after naturalist David Attenborough,...

Climate Questions: Who is most vulnerable to climate change?

Nov. 06, 2022 09:22 AM EST

Most of the world’s population has been affected in some way by climate change — 85% of the world, in fact. But the effects of climate change haven’t been equally felt by all. Some communities have seen a slight rise in temperature here and there, but others have had their entire communities...

UN weather report: Climate woes bad and getting worse faster

Nov. 06, 2022 07:09 AM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Earth’s warming weather and rising seas are getting worse and doing so faster than before, the World Meteorological Organization warned Sunday in a somber note as world leaders started gathering for international climate negotiations. “The latest...

Egypt calls for pledge fulfillments at climate conference

Nov. 02, 2022 15:15 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's foreign minister Wednesday urged world leaders and negotiators to deliver on previously made pledges to battle climate change ahead of this month's U.N. summit. Sameh Shoukry, the president of the COP27 climate change conference to be held in the Egyptian...

Climate change and rising seas threaten Egypt’s breadbasket

Nov. 02, 2022 02:14 AM EDT

ROSETTA, Egypt (AP) — Sayed Abuel-Ezz has seen his crops wither from seawater before. As the Nile Delta farmer walks among his mango trees on his land not far from the Mediterranean Sea, he worries it will happen again despite spending the equivalent of tens of thousands of dollars to prevent it....