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Meet Crush, the rare orange lobster diverted from dinner plate to aquarium by Denver Broncos fans

Meet Crush, the rare orange lobster diverted from dinner plate to aquarium by Denver Broncos fans

The Downtown Aquarium in Denver has a new resident — a rare orange lobster that was rescued from a shipment of crustaceans delivered to a Red Lobster restaurant in Pueblo, Colorado.
'Like lava': Evacuee tells of frightening fire escape, as number of B.C. blazes soars

'Like lava': Evacuee tells of frightening fire escape, as number of B.C. blazes soars

KAMLOOPS, B.C.
106 rare crocodile eggs are found in Cambodia, the biggest such discovery in 20 years

106 rare crocodile eggs are found in Cambodia, the biggest such discovery in 20 years

PNOMH PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Conservationists in Cambodia found 106 eggs of rare Siamese crocodile species in a western Cambodian wildlife sanctuary, officials said Thursday, calling it the biggest discovery in the last 20 years, giving new hope for t
2 Amur tiger cubs have their first public outing at Germany's Cologne Zoo

2 Amur tiger cubs have their first public outing at Germany's Cologne Zoo

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Two Amur tiger cubs had their first public outing Thursday at Cologne Zoo in Germany, one of several zoos that have sought to help keep up the numbers of the rare big cats.
Federal government announces $89 million for conservation projects across Canada

Federal government announces $89 million for conservation projects across Canada

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. — The federal government is spending $89 million to fund 10 greenhouse gas emission reduction projects as the government works toward the goal of conserving 30 per cent of the country's land and water by 2030.
Long Beach breaks ground on $1.5B railyard expansion at port to fortify US supply chain

Long Beach breaks ground on $1.5B railyard expansion at port to fortify US supply chain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and other officials visited the port of Long Beach on Thursday to break ground on a $1.
Group says photos of reclusive tribe on Peru beach show logging concessions are 'dangerously close'

Group says photos of reclusive tribe on Peru beach show logging concessions are 'dangerously close'

An advocacy group for Indigenous peoples has released photographs of a reclusive tribe's members searching for food on a beach in the Peruvian Amazon, calling it evidence that logging concessions are “dangerously close” to the tribe's territory.
Tons of dead fish cover major river in Brazil after alleged dumping of industrial waste

Tons of dead fish cover major river in Brazil after alleged dumping of industrial waste

TANQUA, Brazil (AP) — Several tons of fish have died along one of the main rivers in Brazil's Sao Paulo state after an alleged illegal dumping of industrial waste from a sugar and ethanol plant, environmental authorities and prosecutors said Wednesda

Corrective to July 16 story on Labrador wildfires

In a July 16 story about the wildfires in Labrador, The Canadian Press erroneously reported that a fire burning close to Labrador City was 14 square kilometres in size. In fact, it was about 140 square kilometres. The Canadian Press
Green agendas clash in Nevada as company grows rare plant to help it survive effects of a mine

Green agendas clash in Nevada as company grows rare plant to help it survive effects of a mine

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — A botanist gently strokes the pollen of endangered wildflowers with a paintbrush as she tries to reenact nature inside a small greenhouse in the shadow of the Sierra Nevada.