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As the president visits Alaska to examine the effects of climate change, the state is battling over oil, its chief source of revenue, and the implications of drilling.
The state used 31 percent less water last month than in July 2013, surpassing the target of 25 percent in the second month of mandatory statewide cutbacks.
While Mexico’s porpoise problem is driven by Asian seafood smuggling, the threat to New Zealand’s dolphins is local.
Chinese demand for swim bladders from a rare Mexican fish is still propelling the world’s smallest cetacean toward extinction.
Typhoon Goni killed 19 people in the Philippines and left 16 missing before continuing north on Monday.
The Obama administration announced the slew of small measures hours before the president was scheduled to fly to Nevada to speak at the National Clean Energy Summit.
Releases from the Lewiston Dam are intended to protect fish in the Klamath River that sustain Indian tribes, but they could revive a fight over competing claims for irrigation.
Mei Xiang, a giant panda at the National Zoo in Washington, gave birth to healthy twin cubs on Saturday, three days after the zoo’s staff discovered she was pregnant.
A study finds that the low quality of coal in China, containing less carbon, and its inefficient use means less carbon dioxide was emitted than previously estimated.
A paper published in the journal Science found that Middle Eastern cities involved in wars or other crises showed fewer pollutants in the air.


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