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40 truckloads of lava rock being cleared at transfer station

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 11:09
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Work is under way to clear 40 truckloads of rock left behind after lava poured through a Big Island trash transfer station.

UN climate chief tempers expectations on Paris deal

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:44
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Tempering expectations on a global climate deal in Paris this year, the U.N.'s top climate diplomat has warned against assuming the pact will "miraculously solve climate change."

Angry owl in Oregon park attacks fourth jogger

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 08:59
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — It appears the angry owl of Oregon has attacked another jogger.

Lawmakers applaud money in Obama budget for warning system

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:03
WASHINGTON (AP) — California lawmakers say President Barack Obama's recommendation to spend $5 million next year on an early earthquake warning system for the West Coast represents a significant breakthrough.

Birds cleaned of mysterious gray goo to return to shorelines

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 08:35
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A second batch of birds that have recovered after getting covered in a mysterious gray substance will be released back onto San Francisco Bay Area's shorelines.

Pigeon pageant for beautiful birds dispels 'rats with wings'

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 05:35
ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — Dogs aren't the only animals that vie for best in show. Hundreds of breeds of pigeons compete in their own version of the Westminster show, strutting on long, thick legs or fluttering curly, lacy feathers in their bid to be best bird.

Norway to cut climate pollution by 40 percent by 2030

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 03:26
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Norway will cut its emissions of global warming gases by at least 40 percent by 2030, aligning itself with the target set by the European Union, the government said Wednesday.

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