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  • Proposal to ban the export of endangered Atlantic bluefin tuna rejected at CITES meeting

     
    DOHA, Qatar — Fishing nations won a victory over environmentalists Thursday when a U.S.-backed proposal to ban export of the Atlantic bluefin tuna was overwhelmingly rejected at a U.N. wildlife meeting. Japan won over scores of poorer nations with a.......
  • Garbage patch mapped in Atlantic Ocean

     
    Scientists have identified a "garbage patch" in the Atlantic Ocean that is similar to a well-known patch of plastic debris in the Pacific, the Associated Press reports. The swirl of small plastic debris is hard to spot from the air,......
  • West Africa's last giraffes make surprise comeback

     
    Koure, Niger — A crisp African dawn is breaking overhead, and Zibo Mounkaila is on the back of a pickup truck bounding across a sparse landscape of rocky orange soil. The tallest animals on earth are here, the guide says,......
  • Weekly remarks: McCain sees more healthcare costs, new taxes, Obama sees evil insurers fighting reform

     
    If you read both these weekly political statements by the two senators who 13 months ago faced off over whose dog gets walked on the White House South Lawn, you might well think they are talking about two different pieces......
  • Santa Monica couple to study effects of plastic particles in Sargasso Sea

     
    On Thursday, Santa Monica researchers Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins plan to set sail in the 72-foot sloop Sea Dragon on a voyage across the Sargasso Sea region of the North Atlantic to investigate the prevalence of micro-plastic marine debris.......
  • Woman killed by giant ray in Fla. Keys

    Woman killed by giant ray in Fla. Keys
    A tourist was killed by a large sting ray off the Florida Keys this morning when the barb-tailed animal jumped out of the water into the woman's boat, officials said. Judy Kay Zagorski, of Pigeon, Mich., was sitting in a boat going 25 mph when a...
  • Cruise passenger gets an icy lesson in being grateful

    It was just after midnight on the 12th day of a cruise to Antarctica when Eli Charne felt a giant lurch followed by a bang and the sound of gurgling. He knew there was trouble when he reached out and felt icy water running down the sides of his cabin....
  • Broadway a big hit for Verdugo Hills High drama students

    Broadway a big hit for Verdugo Hills High drama students
    New York Behold America's theater capital, twinkling, preening, clanging, stoking ambitions and devouring tourist dollars. Now behold the drama students of Verdugo Hills High School, their parents ferrying them from the San Fernando Valley to LAX, their...
  • Oxygen-poor ocean zones are growing

    Oxygen-poor ocean zones are growing
    Oxygen-starved waters are expanding in the Pacific and Atlantic as ocean temperatures increase with global warming, threatening fisheries and other marine life, a study published today concludes. Most of these zones remain hundreds of feet below the...
  • 3 Americans win Nobel in physics

    3 Americans win Nobel in physics
    One scientist set the stage for the globe-girdling fiber-optic networks that transmit the bulk of everyday television, telephone and other communications. Two other scientists developed the electronic eye that makes digital photography possible. On...
  • Stormy history of Florida's Pigeon Key

    Stormy history of Florida's Pigeon Key
    Getting to Pigeon Key these days isn't as easy as it used to be. In years past, it was a popular place to take a break -- and maybe grab a cold drink or dash a few lines on a postcard -- during the long drive from Miami to Key West. A ramp from the two-...