Environmental concerns

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 file photo, former Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg gestures as he visits the paddock at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Urging a rapid response to the latest global warming concerns, Nico Rosberg said Monday Oct. 15, 2018, he predicts a merger eventually between the fuel-guzzling Formula One championship and the electric motorsport series. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
October 15, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Highlighting fresh concerns about global warming, Nico Rosberg foresees an eventual merger between the fuel-guzzling Formula One championship and the more environmentally friendly, electric motorsport series. The German driver retired from F1 after winning his only title in 2016, and he has since...
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In this Monday, July 30, 2018 photo, players training at The New Lawn, Forest Green Rovers’ football ground, in Nailsworth, England. An English soccer club has become the first professional sports team in the world to be certified as carbon neutral by the United Nations. (AP Photo/James Brook)
July 31, 2018 - 11:10 am
NAILSWORTH, England (AP) — One-nil for the environmentalists. An English soccer team has become the first professional sports team in the world to be certified carbon-neutral by the United Nations. Forest Green Rovers, which plays in English soccer's fourth tier, has adopted a number of...
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This satellite image provided by Airbus Defence & Space on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, shows the Kaliningrad stadium which will host some 2018 FIFA World Cup matches, in Kaliningrad, Russia. October Island was "a little corner of heaven" in the Russian city of Kaliningrad, says local ecologist Alexandra Korolyova. At least, until a World Cup stadium was built on it. (CNES 2018, Distribution Airbus DS via AP, File)
June 12, 2018 - 8:35 am
KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — October Island was considered to some "a little corner of heaven" in the Russian city of Kaliningrad. Then a World Cup stadium was built on the island. Russia claims its World Cup stadiums meet the highest environmental standards, yet some have been built on top of...
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April 13, 2018 - 12:26 pm
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania (AP) — The elephant staggered and keeled over in the tall grass in southern Tanzania, where some of the world's worst poaching has happened. It wasn't a killer who targeted her but a conservation official, immobilizing her with a dart containing drugs. Soon she was...
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April 13, 2018 - 6:42 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Elizabeth Madin, Macquarie University (THE CONVERSATION) Editor’s note: With the second March for Science scheduled for April 14, The Conversation is publishing articles in which...
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April 13, 2018 - 3:38 am
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania (AP) — The elephant keeled over in the tall grass in Tanzania, where some of the world's worst poaching has occurred. It wasn't killers who targeted her but conservation officials who shot her with a dart of drugs. Soon she was snoring. They slid on a 26-pound (12-...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:54 pm
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on the rupture of a barrel with radioactive material at a site that includes the Idaho National Laboratory (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Federal officials say three firefighters got a small amount of radioactive material on their skin and were taken to medical...
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April 12, 2018 - 1:17 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An international crackdown on illegal logging in tropical forests has ensnared the makers of some guitars and other musical instruments, whose top-end products require small amounts of rosewood, a material prized for its rich, multicolored grain and resonant sound. Since new...
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April 11, 2018 - 1:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study. The slowdown in the circulation — a crucial part of Earth's climate — had been predicted by computer models, but researchers said they...
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April 10, 2018 - 1:00 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rally NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are sharply higher in midday trading on Wall Street after conciliatory remarks on trade from China's leader helped put investors in a buying mood. Automakers and technology stocks climbed after President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) said he...
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