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20 years of changing seasons on Earth packed into 2? minutes
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA captured 20 years of changing seasons in a striking new global map of the home planet....

Climate talks wrap up with progress on Paris rulebook

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BONN, Germany (AP) -- Global talks on curbing climate change wrapped up Friday, with delegates and observers claiming progress on several key details of the 2015 Paris accord....

After Bonn: where next for the global climate caravan?

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BONN, Germany (AP) -- As negotiations at the global climate conference in Bonn, Germany, draw to a close Friday, here's a look at which steps will be taken in the coming years to further international efforts to curb global warming:...




Climate nemesis, carbon, could become valuable resource
ESSEN, Germany (AP) -- On a dreary November morning, a small party of visitors from around the world boards a boat for an hour-long ride around what was once one of the most polluted waters in the Ruhr valley....

Experts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing them
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A relatively new $13.5 million hatchery intended to save Snake River sockeye salmon from extinction is instead killing thousands of fish before they ever get to the ocean, and fisheries biologists in Idaho think they know why....

Getting more 'wolflike' is the key to the future for coyotes
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The future of the coyotes that roam forests, cities and suburbs from Newfoundland to Virginia could hinge on the animals becoming the "wolves" of the East Coast. And humans better get used to them....

Oldest Australian human returned to 42,000-year-old grave
LAKE MUNGO, Australia (AP) -- The oldest human remains found in Australian were on Friday returned to the Outback desert that he roamed some 42,000 years ago in a ceremony celebrated by traditional owners....

Interstellar visitor shaped like giant fire extinguisher
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A newly discovered object from another star system that's passing through ours is shaped like a giant pink fire extinguisher....

Toxic algae: Once a nuisance, now a severe nationwide threat
MONROE, Mich. (AP) -- Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat - unaware that he was being poisoned....

AP Explains: Farm runoff and the worsening algae plague
Harmful algae blooms have become a top water polluter, fueled by fertilizers washing into lakes, streams and oceans. Federal and state programs have spent billions of dollars on cost-sharing payments to farmers to help prevent nutrient runoff, yet the problem is worsening in many places. Here's a look at the algae menace and what's being done:...

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