Tags Environment and nature

Topic: Environment and nature

AP: Volunteer firefighters ward off Australia’s blazes

Doug Schutz started volunteering with the Rural Fire Service in Australia's New South Wales state some 53 years ago, at the age of 13....

AP: Fashion Sustainability 1: Current Situation

The first of a five-part series looking at sustainability in the fashion industry, one of the world's largest polluters (Dec. 18) Subscribe for more Breaking...

AP: Snowboarder dies after getting caught in avalanche

A 45-year-old snowboarder was killed Sunday after he was caught in an avalanche that he unintentionally triggered and was buried, according to the Utah...

AP: Obama talks climate change, Paris Accord

Former US President Barack Obama said Friday the Paris Agreement on climate change may fall short of expectations but that it is still the...

AP: Slain Houston officer honored in funeral service

A Houston police sergeant who was fatally shot while responding to a domestic violence call was remembered Thursday for his friendship and faith, his...

AP: Mountain lion captured in Los Angeles suburb

A mountain lion was captured in a Southern California neighborhood Thursday morning. The male lion was tranquilized and outfitted with a tracking collar that...

AP: AP Top Stories December 12 A

Here's the latest for Thursday December 12th: Election day in Britain; House Judiciary Committee to continue discussing articles of impeachment; Funerals for two Jersey...

AP: Bloomberg talks climate in Calif. campaign trip

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making his first trip to California as a Democratic presidential candidate. At a stop in San...

AP: Rescuer describes New Zealand’s silent eruption

Rescuers Geoff and Lillani Hopkins has described the harrowing time she spent helping after this week's deadly volcanic eruption in New Zealand. (Dec. 11) Subscribe...

AP: New Zealand volcano vents steam

A New Zealand volcano vented more steam and mud Wednesday, prompting authorities to delay plans to recover the bodies of victims from a deadly...

AP: Officials want $100M for reef restoration

Federal officials have announced hopes to raise $100 million to fund projects to restore seven significant coral reef sites in the Florida Keys National...

AP: New Zealand: criminal probe into volcano deaths

New Zealand police said Tuesday they were opening a criminal investigation into the deaths of tourists on a volcanic island. At least six people...

AP: AP Top Stories December 9 P

Here's the latest for Monday December 9th: Watchdog report: FBI's Trump-Russia probe justified, no bias; Impeachment hearing gets testy; Up to 13 feared...

AP: AP Top Stories December 9 A

Here's the latest for Monday December 9th: Deadly volcanic eruption in New Zealand; House Intel. Committee's impeachment findings go to Judiciary Committee; Pensacola attack...

AP: New Zealand volcano erupts: 1 dead, many missing

A New Zealand volcanic island spewed a massive eruption while dozens of tourists were exploring it on Monday. At least one death is confirmed....

AP: Thunberg urges action at COP25 summit

Greta Thunberg arrived in Lisbon, Portugal on her way to the upcoming COP25 UN climate change conference in Madrid, Spain. The Swedish teen said...

AP: Jane Fonda ‘Fire Drill Friday’ for climate change

Actress and activist Jane Fonda addressed a crowd of supporters on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol about the importance of climate change, part...

AP: Global climate protests ahead of Madrid meeting

Protesters in cities across the world staged rallies Friday demanding leaders take tougher action against climate change, days before the latest global conference which...

AP: Hikers find wedding ring lost on mountaintop

A man's quest to find his wedding ring on a 4,000-foot snow-covered mountain in New Hampshire has been completed by a couple of hikers...

AP: Texas plant explosion releases chemical plume

Three workers were injured in a massive explosion at a Texas chemical plant. The fire continued to burn Wednesday morning at the TPC Group...

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