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Plan for fish farm off Florida's Gulf Coast raises environmental concerns

A Hawaiian fish farming company wants to expand into the Gulf of Mexico near Sarasota, Fla., prompting opposition from some fishing associations and environmental groups....

Plan for fish farm off Florida's Gulf Coast raises environmental concerns

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Proposed salmon farm raises environmental concerns in Hebrides Scottish Natural Heritage warns of potential ‘significant effects’ on birds and marine lifeSignificant environmental concerns have been raised about plans to build a large salmon farm just off the coast of Canna, a tiny Hebridean island near Skye.Mowi, the world’s largest salmon producer, has tabled...
17:39 2019-08-12

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, researchers said....
12:13 2019-06-11

U.S. raises Huawei 5G security concerns with Gulf allies The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huawei’s technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure.Read More...
06:52 2019-09-13

Terrorism survivors: Forced to farm, fish, fight, ‘they slaughtered three of my friends’ To mark next week’s International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier in the year, to interview people who have personal stories to tell about how terrorism has shattered their lives....
15:00 2019-08-16

He’s a Gulf War vet who stepped up during Katrina. Now he’s an environmental crusader Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré commands what he’s named the ‘Green Army’ against toxic pollution in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré knows a stupid plan when he sees one.It was the day after Hurricane Katrina had wrought catastrophic flooding in the city of New Orleans in August ...
08:52 2019-07-17

Williams expects to overcome environmental concerns on Northeast Supply natgas pipe Williams Cos Inc said on Thursday it believes it can answer concerns raised by environmental regulators in New York and New Jersey about the company's proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project and get the natural gas pipe built by the winter of 2020/2021....
20:52 2019-06-06

Border agents seize nearly 350 pounds of protected fish from cargo ship in the Gulf of Mexico A group of fisherman in Louisiana could be facing jail time after border agents say they illegally reeled in nearly 350 pounds of a protected fish in the Gulf of Mexico last month. ...
19:39 2019-07-09

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns.       ...
20:52 2019-06-10

Julián Castro unveils $10 trillion environmental plan Democratic presidential hopeful Julián Castro unveiled Tuesday a $10 trillion plan to fight for environmental justice, resilience and jobs amid climate change....
03:52 2019-09-04

Team Trump raises concerns of fundraising war A fight has broken out over two new Republican fundraising sites built to take advantage of GOP support for President Trump and down-ticket candidates and provide the party with platforms that can compete with the hugely successful Democratic site ActBlue.com...
19:52 2019-07-09

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based payment network....
03:39 2019-07-12

Oil advances on Gulf tensions but demand concerns cap gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid Middle East tensions and a big fall in weekly U.S. crude stocks, but gains were stemmed by a frail demand outlook amid increasing signs of slowing global economic growth....
10:39 2019-07-25

Fernand down to depression, inland on Mexico’s Gulf coast Tropical Storm Fernand has weakened to a depression after hitting land along a sparsely populated stretch of Mexico’s upper Gulf coast, dumping heavy rains and raising fears of flash floods and mudslides...
02:26 2019-09-05

More than 260 dead dolphins found on Gulf Coast since February Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating why bottlenose dolphins are stranding themselves at an unusually high rate in the Northern Gulf of Mexico this year...
22:26 2019-06-15

U.S. Gulf Coast refinery operators keep an eye on Hurricane Dorian Chevron Corp's 356,440 barrel-per-day Pascagoula, Mississippi, refinery is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Dorian, a company spokesman said on Thursday....
03:52 2019-08-30

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
13:00 2019-07-11

Wealthy donation to state raises concerns about transparency HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Open government advocates and experts on philanthropic donations are questioning the decision to exempt a new partnership between the state of Connecticut and a private foundation from the state’s open records laws. Excited about a pledge of $100 million for public educa...
20:13 2019-06-27

Fed chief says Facebook currency project raises 'serious concerns' U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns were addressed, piling further pressure on the controversial project....
20:39 2019-07-10

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week....
15:52 2019-05-25

Oil drops 1% as possible US-Iran meeting raises oversupply concerns Oil prices edged lower on the outlook for increased supply of Iranian crude after France's president lifted hopes for a deal between Washington and Tehran....
21:52 2019-08-26

U.S. flags Huawei 5G network security concerns to Gulf allies The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huawei's technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure, U.S. officials said on Thursday....
18:52 2019-09-12

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an administration official said on Wednesday, marking a key step in its controversial effort to cut red tape for industry over the objections of conservationi...
01:13 2019-05-23

Shell, Chevron U.S. Gulf Coast refineries monitoring weather Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas coastal refineries operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp were monitoring a developing weather disturbance in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico that may produce heavy wind and rain later this week, company spokesmen said on Tuesday....
08:00 2019-07-10

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the US Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it’s been deemed an “unusual mortality event” by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. More than 261 bottlenose dolphins have been stranded in Louisiana, Mississippi, ...
23:39 2019-06-17

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
15:39 2019-07-11

With Barry bearing down, Gulf Coast braces for up to 24 inches of rain As Barry strengthened Thursday and inched closer to shore, residents in the Gulf states were rushing to prepare ahead of the storm's expected landfall on Saturday....
12:26 2019-07-12

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications point to excessive freshwater from rain—and even ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Tropical storm brewing off Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
15:00 2019-07-11

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98% of them have died, scientists from the National ...
18:26 2019-06-15

Japan 'pet cafe' boom raises concerns about animal welfare A love of "cute" creatures, a need to release stress and a shortage of space for pets at home mean that Japan's pet cafes are doing a roaring trade – although animal rights activists continue to oppose the industry....
17:39 2019-05-21

School’s plans for facial recognition system raises concerns LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — A school district in western New York is testing a facial recognition system intended to spot potentially dangerous intruders, but state officials are among those raising privacy concerns. Facial recognition has been gaining ground on city streets and in some businesses but is ...
21:52 2019-06-03

London Lab Advances Use of A.I. in Health Care, but Raises Privacy Concerns DeepMind is at the forefront of bringing artificial intelligence to health care. That its parent company is Alphabet raises issues of patient privacy....
19:13 2019-07-31

Newron delays schizophrenia drug trial after FDA raises concerns Swiss-listed drugmaker Newron must delay a trial of its prospective schizophrenia medicine evenamide after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raised concerns about central nervous system (CNS) events that have emerged in rats and dogs....
12:13 2019-05-28

Portuguese fires under partial control, weather raises concerns Fires that swept across central Portugal for nearly 48 hours were under partial control on Monday, but adverse weather conditions are raising concern they will flare up again....
13:26 2019-07-22

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
14:52 2019-06-22

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
12:52 2019-07-12

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
20:39 2019-07-12

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
17:39 2019-07-13

NOAA: 279 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say at least 279 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists say 98% died. They said during a teleconference Friday that they’re investigating whether lingerin...
20:39 2019-06-14

China tariffs on U.S. oil to pressure exports, Gulf Coast prices: traders China's threat on Friday to slap a 5% tariff on U.S. oil imports could further soften demand for physical crude at hubs along the U.S. Gulf Coast, where exporters already have taken to shipping crude overseas without firm buyers, traders said....
02:26 2019-08-24

Pioneer Natural sees crude exports rising from U.S. Gulf Coast -CFO Pioneer Natural Resources Co is moving about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude from the Permian basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, with about 80 percent of that loaded on ships for export, Chief Financial Officer Rich Dealy said on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-05-22

House passes bill blocking oil and gas drilling off Florida's Gulf Coast The legislation would ban oil and gas drilling off both coasts of the U.S., in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico....
00:00 2019-09-12

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded from a tropical storm on Sunday afternoon but con...
19:13 2019-07-15

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast, officials say Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the U.S. Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it's been deemed an "unusual mortality event" by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration....
14:39 2019-06-16

Yasin Malik Absolutely Fine, Say Cops After Wife Raises Concerns The condition of Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik is absolutely fine and there is no reason for any worry about his health, Director General of Tihar Prison Sandeep Goel said on Sunday night....
00:39 2019-08-05

Consumer Reports says Tesla's latest autopilot fix raises 'serious safety concerns' Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human intervention, according to findings by Consumer Reports....
17:13 2019-05-22

Amazon's Ring camera raises civil liberties concerns: U.S. senator U.S. Democratic Senator Edward Markey raised concerns on Thursday that law enforcement use of Amazon.com Inc's Ring doorbell camera in investigations could disproportionately affect people of color and encourage racial profiling....
01:26 2019-09-06

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
19:13 2019-07-10

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
05:13 2019-07-16

Toxic algae that causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have also warned people to avoid eating seafood from affected areas....
18:26 2019-07-05

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
03:13 2019-07-13

Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
21:52 2019-07-11

More than 260 dolphins found stranded along the Gulf Coast since February. Scientists aren't sure why. More than 260 bottle nose dolphins have been founded stranded along the Northern Gulf of Mexico since Feb. 1, 2019.        ...
00:26 2019-06-17

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
19:13 2019-07-09

Gulf Coast put on alert for potential tropical storm to form late week After more than a month of inactivity in the tropical Atlantic basin, there is concern for development in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico with potential impacts to residents and visitors later this week....
18:00 2019-07-07

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some independent retail stores....
07:26 2019-06-13

FaceApp adds decades to your age for fun, but the popular Russian-owned app raises privacy concerns Drake, LeBron James and other celebrities have helped extend the future-self craze on social media. But even if you delete content from the app, FaceApp can still store and use it, according to its privacy terms. It also says it can’t guarantee your data or information is secure....
23:13 2019-07-17

Sarepta surges after Pfizer gene therapy data raises safety concerns Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc surged 15% on Friday after some safety concerns were raised in a small, early-stage study of a competing gene therapy for a rare muscle-wasting disorder from Pfizer Inc ....
19:39 2019-06-28

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment rates to farmers would be determined by where they farm rather than what crops they grow....
22:52 2019-05-23

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands....
19:01 2019-05-21

Cory Booker unveils $3 trillion climate change plan, creating 'Environmental Justice Fund' Presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., on Tuesday revealed a sweeping $3 trillion plan to combat climate change, calling to "accelerate the end" of fossil fuels and achieve “100% carbon-free electricity” by 2030....
18:52 2019-09-03

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi River and is now being diverted into the gulf coast has wreaked havoc on marine life and Mi...
23:26 2019-06-06

Energy Transfer in talks to build U.S. Gulf Coast supertanker crude export facility Energy Transfer LP said on Thursday it was in discussions to build an export facility in Texas capable of handling supertankers with the capacity to transport about 2 million barrels of crude....
17:26 2019-08-08

Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy crude this month being exported from the U.S. Gulf Coast....
19:13 2019-06-18

Flora-Bama: Why the iconic Gulf Coast beach bar is worth putting on your bucket list Flora-Bama has been named the best beach bar, called "Last American Roadhouse" and referred to as ground zero for the Redneck Riviera.       ...
20:52 2019-08-19

Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reaching landfall as a hurricane the day before....
19:13 2019-07-14

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, forecast to hit land as hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
17:26 2019-07-10

UPDATE 3-Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
22:00 2019-07-11

Texas Waha natgas prices rise ahead of Gulf Coast pipeline start-up Spot natural gas prices at the Waha hub in the Permian basin in West Texas rose to their highest since March as Kinder Morgan Inc's new Gulf Coast Express pipeline prepares to enter service over the next month....
20:39 2019-09-06

Sigma's New 'Asylum' Skin Raises Concerns About Overwatch's Handling Of Mental-Illness Tropes Overwatch’s newest hero, Sigma, was introduced to the world on a gurney. Though the video was purposefully non-linear, Sigma had suffered a mental breakdown after attempting to harness the power of a black hole. He hollered half-coherently while being wheeled through what appeared to be a psychiatri...
08:39 2019-08-03

Impeachment push raises political concerns for House Dems, even as GOP retirements give boost House Republicans are facing a steep climb to regain the majority in 2020, as mounting retirements in the party complicate their efforts to wrest the gavel from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But they may have been given a political gift this past week when Democrats doubled down on their pursuit of an impea...
19:39 2019-09-15

UPDATE 1-Energy Transfer in talks to build U.S. Gulf Coast supertanker crude export facility Energy Transfer LP said on Thursday it was in discussions with potential shippers to build an export facility in Texas capable of handling supertankers, which can transport about 2 million barrels of crude....
17:26 2019-08-08

REFILE- Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy crude this month being exported from the U.S. Gulf Coast....
05:52 2019-06-19

Toxic algae bloom forces Gulf Coast beach closures ahead of 4th of July holiday weekend More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shore line....
23:26 2019-07-04

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
00:26 2019-07-12

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
11:26 2019-07-12

Going from Big Fish to Small Fish: How Executives Can Deal With the Change While such job changes can be jarring, executives can thrive in bigger ponds if they forge ties with key internal players, devise ways to influence colleagues despite their diminished authority and gain attention for their critical expertise....
17:26 2019-05-29

UN concerns about Warragamba dam plan labelled ‘extreme embarrassment’ for NSW Unesco committee says proposal to raise wall incompatible with Blue Mountains world heritage listingTraditional owners and the Blue Mountains mayor have welcomed Unesco’s world heritage committee raising concern about a proposal to raise the wall of the Warragamba dam, saying it should be an embarra...
05:00 2019-07-04

U.S. Forming New Plan to Protect Persian Gulf Shipping An emerging U.S. plan for deterring attacks on tankers that Washington blames on Iran calls for ships from Arab, Asian and other foreign nations to stand watch in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman while maritime patrol planes fly overhead....
05:52 2019-06-28

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, could become 'dangerous' hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
16:39 2019-07-10

FM says Norway deliberating response to U.S.' Gulf naval mission plan Norway's foreign minister said on Thursday it was deliberating how to respond to a U.S proposal on forming an international mission to safeguard shipping in the Gulf....
17:00 2019-08-22

It's a Fish-Eat-Fish World. Scientists Want to Change That. Farm-raised fish and shrimp eat other wild fish, which is leading to overfishing and damage to marine ecosystems. Insect- and bacteria-based alternatives just might turn the tide....
00:00 2019-09-13

Pemex business plan raises doubts about the company's viability -S&P Mexican state oil company Pemex's newly announced business plan is a risky about-face that raises doubts about the company's long-term viability, analysts with credit ratings agency S&P Global Ratings wrote in a note on Monday....
02:39 2019-07-23

Coast guard fleet renewal plan unlikely to yield promised deals before the election While the process for initiating the new deals will begin shortly, none are expected to be finalized prior to the start of the federal election campaign....
00:52 2019-05-29

Jeremy Hunt under pressure to back plan for Gulf force as Iran digs in Tehran signals it will not release British-flagged tanker until UK frees one of its vesselsThe foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, is under intense pressure to join US-led plans for an international maritime protection force in the Gulf as signs grow that Iran is preparing for a long standoff over the B...
01:26 2019-07-22

BHP halts plan to evacuate Gulf of Mexico oil platforms as storm-threat lessens BHP on Saturday canceled a plan to evacuate some workers from two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms as Hurricane Dorian's latest track lessened the threat to its oil production facilities....
19:26 2019-08-31

Civil servants' union says sacking of Sajid Javid aide raises 'serious concerns' The union for civil servants today said the sacking of a senior Government adviser raises "serious concerns about the treatment" of staff after she was reportedly escorted out of Downing Street by police....
17:52 2019-08-30

Andrew Yang’s plan to give 10 families $1,000 a month drew giggles, Oprah GIFs — and legal concerns “It’s original, I’ll give you that," said South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg of Yang's call for people to go to Yang2020.com for a chance to receive $1,000 monthly....
07:13 2019-09-13

U.S. weighs plan to block cocoa imports produced with child labor. Ivory Coast calls ban unfair. Ivory Coast first lady Dominique Ouattara said a cocoa embargo by the U.S. would harm Ivorian farmers and set back the country’s efforts to eradicate child labor, which she leads....
21:00 2019-08-08

Unesco advisers raise concerns over plan to raise Warragamba dam wall World Heritage centre says proposal would result in inundation of large part of world heritage-listed Blue Mountains wilderness area Advisers to the United Nations have expressed concerns about a plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall because of its likely impact on the Blue Mountains.The World Herit...
12:01 2019-06-09

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian west coast a direct hit, to skirt coast A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal airports remained shut....
09:26 2019-06-13

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
08:00 2019-05-24

Capsized cargo ship off Georgia coast hasn't spilled much gas or oil, Coast Guard says The US Coast Guard thinks the environmental impact from an overturned cargo ship along the Georgia coast is limited so far, Cdr. Norm Witt said Tuesday....
04:52 2019-09-11

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
08:39 2019-05-24

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
14:33 2019-05-21

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions. The post US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions appeared first on LEX18.com...
06:26 2019-06-21

What to know about fish roe Tobiko, masago, ikura, and caviar are types of fish roe, or the eggs of a fish. They are all similar but have some nutritional differences. They can all form part of a healthful diet. Learn more about tobiko, masago, ikura, and caviar here....
16:13 2019-05-21

How to Buy a Whole Fish Whole, pan roasted fish look really impressive, and are crazy easy to cook, but some home cooks are put off by the idea of scaling, cleaning, or otherwise dealing with fish guts. The good news is that any fishmonger at any decent seafood counter will prep your fish for you—you just have to use your ...
19:00 2019-06-07

Tag Yourself I'm the Dead Fish In the entire world, there are something like two gigatons worth of carbon-based animal life forms, and I am pretty sure that Donald Trump Jr. is on a mission to kill most of them....
23:39 2019-08-12

Why fish may become more toxic than ever New research warns that levels of a toxic compound are on the rise in many species of fish and that this trend is set to continue. The question is: Why?...
02:52 2019-08-10

What is the environmental cost of ironing? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat is the environmental cost of ironing? Am I saving the planet by being a scruff?Nick Riches, London W13 Continue reading......
18:00 2019-07-23

The Fish Is Boneless. (Fishless, Too.) Impossible Foods, the company behind the meatless Whopper at Burger King, is one of several companies developing plant-based or laboratory-made seafood alternatives....
11:26 2019-07-10

What side effects can fish oil cause? Fish oil supplements contain healthful omega-3 fatty acids. These dietary fats are available in fresh fish, as well, but too many may lead to unwanted or even dangerous side effects....
11:52 2019-09-01

Fish For Free This Weekend Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (LEX 18)– Kentuckians and their friends and family can fish for free this weekend! The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resouces posted to Facebook saying from June 1 to June 2, residents and non-residents can fish without a license ...
15:00 2019-05-29

Fire The Fish Cannon! Hello! This week we disappoint Peggy Hill, build a home underground, get a new skateboarding game, watch Mario attack a firefighter, learn more about Astral Chain and fire the fish cannon....
21:00 2019-08-17

The Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation Thanks to the legalization of recreational cannabis in 10 states and the District of Columbia, sparking up a joint in these areas is as easy as ordering a glass of wine. Spending on legal cannabis, which includes 33 states and the District of Columbia that allow medical cannabis use for conditions s...
15:13 2019-06-21

The environmental dangers of veganism | Letter Does anyone think a move to plant-based eating that includes monoculture, habitat destruction and food miles is something we should aim for, asks Matthew LoukesThe subheading on your article (The 14 rules for going vegan, G2, 19 June) says: “The environmental, health and ethical benefits of veganism...
19:52 2019-06-23

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internationally. Now its director, Alexandra Korolyova, has fled to Germany....
12:13 2019-07-22

On the frontline: why has environmental journalism become so dangerous? The field of environmental journalism is now one of the most dangerous after war reporting. The investigative reporter Juliette Garside and the global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, discuss why journalists are facing rising levels of violence. And: Polly Toynbee on Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson...
05:39 2019-06-21

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at environmental changes in Bolsonaro’s Brazil ahead of a UN workshop on climate change in Salvador, Bahia state, and the government’s reluctance to participate in international efforts to fight global warming...
22:00 2019-08-19

Community thanks Rep. Grijalva for environmental work TUCSON – A special thank you to Representative Raul Grijalva on Wednesday, August 14. Dozens of community members gathered to thank the congressman for his work to protect and support public lands. They also recognized him for being a champion of environmental protection. In 2018, Rep. Grijalv...
08:13 2019-08-15

Brazil’s environmental changes under a far-right climate skeptic RIO DE JANEIRO — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil’s pledge to fight global warming, as the international community gathers in the northern state of Bahia for a week-long UN workshop on climate change. Bolsonaro, a far-right climate skepti...
08:13 2019-08-21

Environmental damage of tourism comes under MPs’ spotlight Inquiry to address problems including aviation emissions and traffic in UK and abroadHolidaymakers’ responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, traffic, aeroplane emissions and other environmental impacts will come under parliamentary scrutiny.The inquiry into the environmental cost of tourism an...
08:00 2019-07-18

Old Joe Biden Goes to a Farm URBANDALE, Iowa—Really, what Joe Biden looks like is a game show host. The tan, the blindingly white dentures, the “Hey folks.” Give him a long, skinny mic and a little more bouffant up top and he’s Bob Barker. But if Joe was a TV guy, he’d be getting eased off to the golf course right about now. Al...
18:13 2019-08-21

Trump’s Misleading Claims About His Environmental Record President Trump selectively talked up what he said were achievements in ensuring air and water quality, declining carbon emissions and Superfund cleanups....
03:39 2019-07-09

Maritime Regulator Says Shipping Environmental Efforts 'Set to Go' The maritime industry is moving full steam ahead toward overhauling how ships get their power despite dissent from some vessel owners over the impact to their operations and concerns from shipping customers over how costs will be shared across supply chains....
14:52 2019-09-13

Environmental activist murders double in 15 years Death toll almost half that of US troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001, data showsKillings of environmental defenders have doubled over the past 15 years to reach levels usually associated with war zones, according to a study that reveals how murders of activists are concentrated in coun...
18:13 2019-08-05

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protected areas....
08:13 2019-08-15

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and will shut down a kiln at its Port Elizabeth plant to adhere to new emission standards....
18:26 2019-06-28

Tiny houses have big environmental impacts: study Tiny houses are annoyingly cute and wonderfully impractical. They’re also good for you — and everyone else. Tiny house dwellers slashed their energy consumption by nearly half after downsizing, according to a new study by environmental design researcher Maria Saxton. In her doctoral thesis, Sa...
16:13 2019-08-08

San Francisco to Get Environmental Violation for Homelessness, Trump Says President Trump said that San Francisco was in “total violation” of environmental rules because needles used by homeless people were ending up in the ocean....
08:52 2019-09-19

Bon Iver’s i,i and indie rock’s environmental apocalypse Bon Iver albums are not known for their scrutability. Justin Vernon has long favored words’ sounds over their meanings, peppering his albums with neologisms like “dedicoding” and “paramind,” and encrypting the lyrics further still with a dense inter-album mythos of numerology and religious arcana an...
09:13 2019-08-30

Make environmental damage a war crime, say scientists Call for new Geneva convention to protect wildlife and nature reserves in conflict regionsInternational lawmakers should adopt a fifth Geneva convention that recognises damage to nature alongside other war crimes, according to an open letter by 24 prominent scientists.The legal instrument should inc...
15:26 2019-07-24

Environmental protesters glue themselves to tunnels under Capitol Environmental protesters caused a ruckus Tuesday after gluing themselves to two doorways connecting the Cannon Building to the U.S. Capitol in a bid to stop members of Congress from an evening vote....
02:39 2019-07-24

Environmental groups sue over offshore drilling rule changes NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups are challenging what they view as the Trump administration’s decision to weaken critical safety rules created after the nation’s worst offshore drilling disaster. National groups including Earthjustice and the Sierra Club and groups on the Gulf and...
23:26 2019-06-11

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This limited-time promotion offers plans that start as low...
20:52 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 Democratic race to take on Donald Trump.The former ...
10:26 2019-06-09

Heathrow eateries to take least sustainable fish off menus Airport will be world’s first accredited for serving sustainably sourced fish Heathrow is to become the world’s first airport accredited for serving sustainably sourced fish and seafood, as all its restaurants pledge to help tackle overfishing.Outlets whose menus still include “red-rated” fish – dee...
03:39 2019-06-08

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump out of water. The scientists behind AquaMAV presented th......
19:39 2019-09-13

This Freaky Robotic Fish Is Powered by ‘Blood’ In an effort to create more autonomous, life-like robots, scientists have developed a soft robotic lionfish with a multi-functional circulatory system. A blood-like compound powers the bot and provides propulsion.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

Viral: Fish With Two Mouths Shocks The Internet A woman fishing in upstate New York made a one-of-a-kind catch when she reeled in a fish with two mouths. Debbie Geddes caught the strange-looking fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her......
11:26 2019-08-22

Plenty of Fish and other apps are going ‘filter-free’ No fake photos allowed. Dating Web site Plenty of Fish is forcing singles to post more truthful photos of themselves by banning filters from the platform, the company announced this week. The decision follows a survey by the site which found that 70 percent of singles think face-filtered photos are ...
04:52 2019-09-19

Correction: River-Fish Kill story CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — In a story June 13 about a waste water spill in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the company responsible for the spill. The company is Tyson Foods, not Tyson Farms. A corrected version of the story is below: Tyson Foods spill spreads E. coli, kills ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Art aquarium comes to life with thousands of fish on display Kimura Hidetomo combined glass, acrylic work, music and thousands of fish to create a renewed Japanese experience at Tokyo's Art Aquarium.       ...
20:00 2019-07-05

Yotam Ottolenghi’s spicy fish recipes Tomatoes add an earthiness to these recipes for prawns and polenta, rainbow trout in tamarind sauce, and fish meatballs with ancho chilliA piece of freshly cooked fish without a squeeze of lemon is a serious crime against the laws of cooking. Well, at least in my book. The freshness and vibrant acid...
15:52 2019-08-31

Man reels in fish with massive snake latched onto it A Houston fisherman didn’t realize the fish he was reeling in had already been claimed. Chase McCray was surprised to find a large snake latched onto the fish he had just reeled in. Even after pulling his catch out of the water, the reptile clung onto the fish, unwilling to let go of its dinner.......
21:00 2019-07-15

The floating farm for cows Cows are living on a floating farm in the middle of Europe's busiest port of Rotterdam, as part of an experiment to produce food more sustainably, and closer to people....
02:26 2019-08-19

UK composting: From table to farm LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– This week, the University of Kentucky took another step in their goal towards reducing their waste in landfills. The university plans to divert 50% of their waste from landfills to being reusable products by 2022. Using a pulping machine in their kitchens on campus, th...
04:00 2019-06-29

China to launch new round of nationwide environmental inspections China will soon begin dispatching teams of inspectors to its provinces and regions in a new nationwide probe into environmental compliance, with the performance of state-owned firms one of its big priorities, an official said on Thursday....
20:26 2019-06-27

Leonardo DiCaprio helps create new environmental alliance Leonardo DiCaprio is taking his environmental up a notch, creating a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth...
22:13 2019-07-02

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.        ...
00:13 2019-08-22

Edie Campbell: 'Fashion has an environmental problem – and I am complicit' With the clothing industry slow to respond to the impending climate catastrophe, how does a major model square her career with concern for the planet?Read more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplementFashion is, as an industry, the world’s second largest po...
04:39 2019-09-14

Striking photos show environmental decline along the Ganges There's a dreamlike quality to Giulio Di Sturco's photograph of Hindus preparing to bathe in the Ganges. Taken in soft morning light, the image shows devotees assembled by the river, their figures artfully reflected in its still, sacred waters....
22:00 2019-06-17

Amazon rainforest fires: an environmental catastrophe – in pictures Fires are raging across the world’s largest tropical rainforest as farmers, land-grabbers and loggers torch trees and clear land for crops or grazing. According to Brazil’s National Institute of Space Research, the number of fires detected by satellite in the Amazon region this month is the highest ...
09:13 2019-08-27

Adani coalmine environmental approvals given three-week deadline New timeframe for controversial Carmichael mine is ‘good news’, Queensland premier saysThe Queensland government has placed a three-week deadline on the final environmental approvals for the controversial Adani Carmichael coalmine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin.The assessment and management plan for ...
06:26 2019-05-24

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
16:39 2019-08-22

When calling out environmental hypocrisy is nothing but a cynical ploy | Zoe Williams Those who would benefit from climate inaction try to sabotage green politics by criticising activists. We must resist themEver since Al Gore first launched his climate crusade, the sight of any given public figure making the case for action, anywhere other than in their own home, has frequently been...
10:52 2019-08-23

"Environmental Tragedy" As Canary Islands Fire Out Of Control A fire raged out of control on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing evacuations as flames rose so high even water-dropping planes could not operate in what was dubbed an......
05:39 2019-08-20

Environmental group sues over ice seal habitat decision ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An environmental group is suing the federal government for failing to designate critical habitat for two species of ice seals on the threatened species list. The Center for Biological Diversity sued the National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday for not designating critic...
23:39 2019-06-13

Spain: Gran Canaria wildfire an 'environmental tragedy' A wildfire on Spain's Gran Canaria has forced thousands of people to evacuate. Some 6,000 hectares have burned so far and the fire has entered the northwestern Tamadaba natural park....
04:39 2019-08-21

Parents' 'memory' of environmental stress inherited across generations While actual memories aren't passed along to offspring, new research suggests the genetic effects of environmental stressors experienced by parents can be inherited across generations....
22:13 2019-07-09

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
21:00 2019-06-18

Global response to poverty and environmental goals 'not ambitious enough’ The global response to realizing poverty and environmental goals agreed by world leaders in 2015 has not been “ambitious enough” according to the UN Secretary-General....
18:39 2019-07-09

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tuesday aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas emissions...
04:26 2019-06-19

USMCA has enforceable labor and environmental standards, says Sen. Rob Portman Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who is a former U.S. trade representative and former OMB director, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the economy, the trade war, and energy markets following Saturday's attack on critical oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia....
17:39 2019-09-17

Amazon's new fast fashion subscription box is an environmental nightmare Amazon has launched a new addition to its Prime Wardrobe service: a subscription box that will send you up to eight new garments a month based on your measurements and preferences. That's 96 new items of clothing every year.It's easy to see why Amazon has made this move. Market research co...
13:39 2019-08-01

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
19:39 2019-06-27

Researchers make a robotic fish with a battery for blood Enlarge (credit: James Pikul) Lots of experimental robots involve a little bit of cheating. Rather than containing all the necessary electronics and energy sources, they have tethers and wires that provide power and control without weighing the robot down or taking up too much internal space. This...
19:26 2019-06-19

US military researching whether fish can serve as underwater spies Who better to know if something fishy is going on? The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is conducting research to determine whether various forms of sea life — ranging from bioluminescent plankton to goliath grouper — could serve as spies of sorts for the U.S. military, The ...
01:00 2019-05-31

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds the way humans do when separated from their other half. They say central American convict cichlids b...
10:39 2019-06-12

Impossible Burger creator is making fishless fish now There’s nothing fishy about it. Impossible Foods, maker of the beefless Impossible Burger, is taking the meat out of another animal product: fish. The California-based company is developing a plant-based seafood alternative, in hopes that consumers will shell out for a vegan eat over the real ...
20:39 2019-07-11

Gyotaku: A Unique Japanese Tradition in Which a Fish Becomes a Work of Art Gyotaku is a traditional Japanese art form that is highly unique, and some may even say bizarre. The word Gyotaku itself is a combination of two separate words – Gyo, which means ‘fish’, and Taku, which means rubbing. As its name indicates, Gyotaku is an art that produces imprints of fish through th...
01:52 2019-08-07

How some of the world's rarest fish dodged a California earthquake There are fewer than 200 Devils Hole pupfish on Earth, so it’s a good thing they employed some survival tacticsDevils Hole pupfish – among the rarest fish on earth – know a thing or two about earthquake safety. After all, they managed to ride out a huge wave triggered by the recent tremors in Califo...
18:39 2019-07-31

Fish with ‘two mouths’ caught in upstate NY shocks anglers Debbie Geddes caught the unique fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her husband. When a photo of the fish was uploaded to Facebook, it went viral....
04:13 2019-08-22

Slimy fish mucus can help chemists develop new antibiotics — here’s how One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to the tiny microbes that flourish in the slippery layer of mucus that coats fishes. It is critically important to find the next generation of antibiotics. The incidence of bacterial infections resistant to curren...
19:39 2019-05-27

These sick fish don’t get flushed — they get pricey surgery and chemo People have gone to extremes to pamper their pets — but operating on a goldfish? That’s next level pet parenting. “I don’t really think twice about it,” Dr. Greg Lewbart, a vet who treats aquarium fish, tells WRAL in Raleigh, NC. “I just think, this is Teddy or th...
18:52 2019-07-23

Fossil reveals school of fish from 50 million years ago Finding a single fossil of an animal that died some 50 million years ago is cool. Finding two? That’s just plain awesome. But what about finding 259 of them at once? Well, there just isn’t a word in the English language to describe that level of greatness. That’s exactly what researchers from Arizon...
17:39 2019-05-31

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s beaches did not, as some had believed, foretell a sei...
03:26 2019-08-15

About 50 fish dead in vandalism incident at TUSD elementary TUCSON – About 50 fish have died after vandals allegedly struck a Tucson Unified School District elementary school’s greenhouse and aquaponics system over the weekend. According to TUSD, someone broke into Manzo Elementary School over the weekend and vandalized the facility. Officials sa...
04:00 2019-07-09

Thousands of fish perish after fire at Jim Beam warehouse The Jim Beam warehouse fire in Kentucky has begun to cause environmental damage to the local wildlife, as thousands of dead fish have littered the Kentucky River and are floating downstream....
20:13 2019-07-07

The internet is going crazy over a 'salmon cannon' that shoots fish over a dam Give Twitter a fish, and you feed it for a day. But teach Twitter about a cannon that shoots salmon through a tube, and you feed enough memes to make people forget about 30 to 50 feral hogs....
07:39 2019-08-13

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising temperatures reduce oxygen levels in the oceans. Analysis of crustaceans found in Antarctic waters found that they got smaller in s...
23:39 2019-06-17

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
01:39 2019-07-15

Toy Story 4 content arrives in Big Fish mobile game Big Fish Games is adding new character-themed playsets and bonus chapters to its Toy Story Drop! mobile game with the launch of the Toy Story 4 movie.Read More...
17:13 2019-06-21

Michigan department says it was ‘irresponsible’ to tie wedding ring to fish A divorcee who attached his “cursed” wedding ring a fish’s tail before releasing it into Lake Michigan is receiving backlash from the state’s Department of Natural Resources for actions that the department says border animal cruelty....
13:26 2019-07-02

Floods Swamp U.S. Farm Belt The wettest year on record is piling up costs for the nation’s biggest agricultural companies, stalling farmers’ fieldwork and slowing shipments across the U.S. Farm Belt....
16:39 2019-05-23

Wet Weather Swamps Farm Suppliers Record-breaking rains continue to vex the agricultural industry, adding hundreds of millions of dollars in costs for grain traders and crop-seed suppliers....
23:52 2019-08-01

Overturn farm truck causes delays on I-40 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Crews with the Arizona Department of Public Safety are working on getting some “feedback” after a farm truck hauling alfalfa overturned on eastbound Interstate 40 at Butler Avenue. According to officials, the incident prompted the closure of the ramp. Emergency c...
01:52 2019-09-11

Smithfield Foods says will not take U.S. farm aid funds Smithfield Foods, a subsidiary of China's WH Group, said on Friday it would not take money the U.S. farm aid program designed to offset losses from Washington's trade war with Beijing....
19:52 2019-05-31

Trump to claim US is environmental leader in spite of ripping up protections Exclusive: On Monday president will likely tout America’s clean air and water, even though he’s rescinded rules to cut pollutionDonald Trump plans to go on the offensive against criticism of his industry-friendly rollbacks of environment protections in a speech on Monday, according to three sources ...
22:26 2019-07-03

Food Waste Is a Huge Environmental Problem. Here’s 5 Ways to Reduce Yours Tossing uneaten leftovers or slimy lettuce may feel like no big deal. But a new report from the sustainability-focused World Resources Institute (WRI) says food waste is responsible for 8% of annual greenhouse-gas emissions, and that 25% of agricultural water use and a land mass the size of China go...
00:52 2019-09-04

Environmental group putting pressure on New Brunswick to ban herbicide spraying Although the spraying of glyphosate has been reduced in some areas, "Stop Spraying New Brunswick," says all parties need to do more to have it outlawed completely....
01:39 2019-07-16

Josh Frydenberg's office asked if environmental rule changes could be kept secret Exclusive: Frydenberg’s office canvassed whether he had power to weaken grasslands protections after Angus Taylor raised the issue, which was affecting a company he part-ownsThe office of the former environment minister Josh Frydenberg canvassed whether he had the power to water down federal protect...
01:13 2019-06-20

Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 6 years in jail for environmental protest A Vietnamese environmental activist and blogger has been sentenced to six years in prison under the country's new law that cracks down on online dissent....
16:13 2019-06-07

Trump close to rolling back Obama-era environmental rules The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution....
07:52 2019-06-19

NASA Awards Environmental Test, Integration Services Contract NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services III contract to Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems’ Technical Services Division (TSD) in Greenbelt, Maryland....
01:26 2019-06-20

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India, according to data published by environmental groups on Thursday....
10:26 2019-09-19

Fast delivery may negate the environmental benefits of online shopping Many will tell you that online shopping is more eco-friendly since you don't have to drive as often, but just the opposite might be true in recent years. Axios has warned that the increasing number of super-fast delivery options may be leading to mo......
05:52 2019-06-24

Road rage: Norway goes to polls split over environmental policies Gilets jaunes-style movement has threatened to bring down national governmentRegional elections in Norway on Monday are being billed as a referendum on the country’s environmental policies, with the country split over road toll rises that have already threatened to bring down the national government...
14:26 2019-09-08

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
06:52 2019-06-14

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
07:26 2019-07-20

Massive Bylong valley coalmine in NSW blocked on environmental grounds Independent planning commission refuses South Korean company Kepco’s $290m proposalThe New South Wales Independent Planning Commission has rejected the development of a coalmine near Mudgee because of significant concerns about environmental impacts, including on climate change, and the costs to fut...
11:13 2019-09-19

‘Greta effect’ leads to boom in children’s environmental books The 16-year-old climate change activist has galvanised young people to read more about saving the planetSome seek to convey the wonder of endangered animals while others give tips on how to tackle waste or tell tales of inspirational environmental activists.All are part of what children’s publishers...
09:26 2019-08-11

China reprimands 130 people during second round of environmental audits: Xinhua China has reprimanded 130 people and summoned more than a thousand company and government officials during a second round of nationwide environmental audits, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday....
06:00 2019-08-09

Food Waste Is a Huge Environmental Problem. Here Are 5 Ways to Reduce Yours Tossing uneaten leftovers or slimy lettuce may feel like no big deal. But a new report from the sustainability-focused World Resources Institute (WRI) says food waste is responsible for 8% of annual greenhouse gas emissions, and that 25% of agricultural water use and a land mass the size of China go...
23:39 2019-09-09

Fracking plans near Adani coalmine raise new environmental fears Environmentalists are concerned gas extraction near the Carmichael site will compound the impacts of coalmining on the Galilee BasinA Queensland gas company plans to begin fracking at two exploratory wells close to the Adani Carmichael mine site later this year, and hopes production can begin “early...
11:13 2019-09-19

Harris announces 'landmark bill' with AOC to fight 'environmental injustice' Sen. Kamala Harris announced she was teaming up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make sure the Green New Deal would lift up low-income communities, people of color, and indigenous communities....
20:13 2019-07-31

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
03:52 2019-08-22

With Amazon on Fire, Environmental Officials in Open Revolt Against Bolsonaro Hundreds of environmental protection professionals in Brazil warn that budget and personnel cuts set the stage for a rise in deforestation and fires....
00:52 2019-08-29

Trump touts environmental record despite slashing climate regulations In a White House speech, the president claimed clean air and water has been a priority but voters disapprove of his climate crisis handling Donald Trump has proclaimed America to be an environmental leader, despite moving to gut dozens of rules meant to safeguard clean air and water and rescinding e...
23:26 2019-07-08

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
01:39 2019-08-23

Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the sector, Citi said on Thursday....
02:00 2019-08-23

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accused more than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, of failing to reveal the full extent of their impact on the climate crisis, water s...
23:13 2019-06-16

Swiss mountain air exporter in running for environmental shame award A group that draws attention to environmentally unsound transport has named its nominees in the 2019 "especially absurd shipping award." Among them was one firm exporting Alpine air to Asia....
04:00 2019-08-20

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set up by Brazil's 2012 forestry code, the head of the congressional farm caucus said on Thursday....
14:00 2019-06-07

Fisherman snags ‘alien’ fish that looks like something straight out of a horror movie Earth’s oceans are home to an incredible number of interesting creatures, and sometimes certain species show up where you’d least expect them. That’s exactly what happened to a fisherman off the coast of Norway during a routine fishing trip that yielded a beast rarely seen near the...
15:52 2019-09-17

Angler catches strange, ‘dinosaur-like’ fish with bulbous eyes This definitely counts as a once-in-a-lifetime catch. A fisherman in Norway was shocked when he reeled in a bizarre, alien-looking creature from the water. The strange animal had large, bulbous eyes that made it look like something truly out of this world. Oscar Lundahl, 19, nearly “jumped out of hi...
19:52 2019-09-18

Scientists make a lifelike robotic fish using multipurpose 'blood' There's no question that robots have come a long way since their cold, clunky, cumbersome inception. Nowadays they're smart, agile and responsive -- but they're still missing the tactile, multipurpose elements that make living creatures flexible and......
14:39 2019-06-20

I tried 3 brands of frozen fish sticks and the winner was crunchy and delicious Kristin Salaky We tried three brands of frozen fish sticks. We tried Gorton's, Mrs. Paul's, and Natural Sea. In the end, we liked Gorton's best. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Fish sticks are a classic freezer food. Keeping them handy is smart, especially if you have kids or pescatari...
05:00 2019-07-03

Lovesick fish have pessimistic outlook on life, study shows Throughout history and across cultures, people have written songs and poems lamenting lost loves. Now, researchers at a French university say they have discovered that fish also pine for their partners, challenging the view that only humans form emotional attachments....
04:39 2019-06-13

"Dinosaur-Like" Fish With Bulging Eyes Caught In Norway. Pic Is Viral An angler caught a rare, bizarre-looking fish while fishing off the coast of Norway recently. 19-year-old Oscar Lundahl, a guide for the fishing company Nordic Sea Angling, nearly jumped when he saw......
16:26 2019-09-17

A body in a fish tank: the unsolved murder haunting San Francisco A year after Brian Egg’s body was found dismembered in his home neighbors and family wonder why his killer remains at largeBrian Egg’s head and hands are still missing.And a year after the dismembered body of the San Francisco man was found stuffed into a chemical-filled fish tank in his home, his k...
15:26 2019-08-16

Plant-based fish could be the next Impossible Foods win, and save the oceans Impossible Foods recently announced it is working on a plant-based fish as part of the mission to create replacements for all animal-based foods by 2035....
23:52 2019-08-06

'Robot blood' powers robotic fish in Cornell laboratory Scientists have developed a robotic fish powered by 'robot blood.' The hydraulic liquid circulatory system allows the robot to use, store and transfer energy....
04:52 2019-06-21

Ban on discarding edible fish caught at sea has failed – Lords report Implementation of ban ‘inadequate’ and has resulted in more waste, says Lord TeversonThe ban on the wasteful discards of healthy and edible fish at sea has failed, according to a Lords report. Despite its enormous popularity with the British public, the measure has been poorly implemented in the UK ...
08:52 2019-07-16

Tim McGraw shows off big fish, more impressive abs in shirtless Instagram shot Tim McGraw meant to show off his prize catch on Instagram. But his fans couldn't help but to notice some serious abs in the shirtless shot.        ...
06:52 2019-05-29

In Search of the Real Bouillabaisse, Marseille’s Gift to the Fish Lover During a yearlong celebration of its food, the city is filled with odd versions for tourists and fancy variations for the well-heeled. Finding an authentic specimen took some legwork....
00:52 2019-08-06

Fishing industry given say in federal research on Atlantic seals, fish The work is meant to ensure management decisions for seals and sea lions are made with the best available science, in order to sustain "healthy and productive" ecosystems....
21:26 2019-08-14

Fish Cannons, Koi Herpes and Other Tools to Combat Invasive Carp Researchers are experimenting with a Rube Goldberg-esque mix of tactics to control hearty, nonnative swimmers that re-engineer nutrient-rich Midwest waters....
17:52 2019-06-04

Watch: How To Make Bengali-Style, Authentic Fish Fry At Home If you love to eat fish, you must try Bengali-style fish fry. And, you can do it at your own home by cooking the dish with the help of this easy recipe...
19:52 2019-08-06

The Salmon Cannon Is Taking Everyone for a Joy Ride in a Very Efficient Fish Tube The recent re-discovery online of an old video of a salmon cannon transporting migratory salmon between bodies of water is Internet gold and people want in. “This salmon cannon transports the fish between bodies of water,” Cheddar tweeted last week. This salmon cannon transports the f...
23:39 2019-08-12

Chemical spill near Lake Michigan kills hundreds of fish The National Park Service has closed several portions of Indiana Dunes National Park after a chemical spill killed hundreds of fish in the area, according to a statement by Portage, Indiana, a nearby city....
09:39 2019-08-19

Vets Say They Saved a Dog's Life Using an Experimental Fish Skin Graft Here’s a feel-good story to carry you through the Memorial Day weekend. Veterinarians at Michigan State University say they were able to save the life of a one-year-old Rottweiler named Stella who had been horrifically burned, thanks in part to an innovative technology that uses fish skin to help th...
22:26 2019-05-24

Clyburn’s fish fry draws the Democratic hopefuls and illustrates a concern A field as big and diverse as this one will inevitably leave some voters feeling cheated. And it could make unifying around the eventual nominee almost impossible....
22:39 2019-06-22

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run from before, it still sent shockwaves through the industry. Huawei is prepared to fight, even as numer...
01:39 2019-05-24

Newly-discovered fossilized school of fish is like a snapshot in time Finding a single fossil of an animal that died some 50 million years ago is cool. Finding two? That’s just plain awesome. But what about finding 259 of them at once? Well, there just isn’t a word in the English language to describe that level of greatness. That’s exactly what resea...
18:13 2019-05-31

Newly-Discovered 'Vibranium' Fish Named in Honor of Wakanda While SCUBA diving off the coast of Zanzibar, marine biologist Luiz Rocha saw a fish he had never seen before. He sent a photograph to his collaborator Yi-Kai Tea, currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Sydney, who confirmed that it was a new species of fairy wrasse from the genus Cirrhila...
17:39 2019-07-12

Some deep-sea fish have evolved souped-up colour night vision Several species of fish living in the deep ocean have evolved extra copies of genes that enable them to see a range of colour hues in the near-darkness...
18:00 2019-05-21

An island without fish? Cuba aims to tackle problem with law overhaul In the sleepy Cuban fishing village of Cojimar that inspired Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," locals say they are struggling to catch fish....
19:39 2019-08-27

Taking Fish Oil Supplements May Not Affect Risk Of Diabetes, Says Study A new study has said that omega 3 fatty acids, which are typically consumed through fish oil supplements, have little or no impact on reducing the risk of Type-2 diabetes....
21:52 2019-08-26

In Florida, tasty fish varieties get aquaculture funding from USDA For those who love seafood but find local menus lacking, efforts are underway in Florida to boost sources of pompano, redfish and other varieties for fish farming....
23:00 2019-08-13

Dyson Award won by plastic bags made from dead fish Do you feel guilty every time you buy a plastic bag? How would you feel if that plastic bag was made from dead fish?That could soon be the reality according to Dyson, who crowned MarinaTex, a bioplastic made from "fish offcuts", its coveted James Dyson Award.  Read our Dyson V11 reviewThe best ...
02:26 2019-09-19

Fish oil study fails to show reduction in premature babies (Reuters Health) - A large Australian study is debunking the idea that fish oil capsules can lower the odds of premature delivery or raise the chances of late-pregnancy complications....
01:39 2019-09-12

Fisherman says he nearly lost finger after contracting bacterial infection in cut from fish fin An Oklahoma man’s successful day of fishing nearly turned tragic when a striper’s fin sliced into his finger, leading to an infection that nearly cost him the digit....
19:26 2019-05-30

Global warming could mean fewer fish for sport fishing, more die-offs across US Scientists and sport fishing officials across the U.S. warn global warming could have consequences for ecosystems, as well as sport fishing industries.        ...
03:00 2019-07-10

He Claimed He Caught a Record-Breaking Fish. Now He’s Being Called a Liar. Anglers are fiercely protective of fishing records. When Tom Volk caught a huge walleye in North Dakota, it led to social media outcry and a criminal investigation....
11:26 2019-05-25

A fossil captured an entire school of 50-million-year-old fish (Mizumoto et al., Proc Royal Soc B, 2019) A slab of limestone from the Green River Formation caught a whole school of fish. Researchers don't know how the fish got flattened so suddenly, but one hypothesis is that a sand dune collapsed on top of them. Researchers are using this opportunity to take...
00:01 2019-06-04

The Latest: Farm chief warns UK that EU will not be divided The European Union’s agriculture chief says if British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lets the UK crash out of the EU without a deal on Oct. 31 it will create a “foul atmosphere” that will spill over into any negotiations on a future trade deal...
20:00 2019-08-21

Ditch the city and bet the farm on these rural retreats As the world becomes increasingly tech-driven, the enchantment of the all-American farm magnifies for many seeking a country escape or new forever home. Some of these properties are viable, working farms in need of fresh attention, while others retain or channel bucolic vibes — and all are guarantee...
02:52 2019-08-29

Explainer: What extra U.S. farm products could China buy? China has agreed to make unspecified new purchases of farm products from the United States, President Donald Trump said after meeting his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Japan....
21:52 2019-07-01

Admission prices going up at thoroughbred retirement farm GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky says it will raise admission prices for public farm tours. Officials at Old Friends farm say that beginning July 1, the cost of daily guided walking tours of the nonprofit organization’s facility will be $15 per person. Children...
12:01 2019-05-31

Fifth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday that they would cull another 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the north of the country, the fifth hit by the fast-spreading virus this month....
21:26 2019-07-31

This robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming Iron Ox's robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming. The plants are grown without soil in sensor-connected, hydroponic trays. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Following is the transcript of the video. This robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farmin...
23:39 2019-07-19

Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
20:52 2019-05-22

Bioengineered salmon won’t come from US’s biggest farm state PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Genetically engineered salmon is heading to store shelves in the U.S., but it won’t be coming from the biggest salmon farming state in the country. Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies says American supermarkets could begin selling the much-debated fish by the end...
17:26 2019-06-09

Brexit enforcer Cummings’ farm took €235,000 in EU handouts Boris Johnson aide, a strident critic of Brussels, is accused of hypocrisy over paymentsBoris Johnson’s controversial enforcer, Dominic Cummings, an architect of Brexit and a fierce critic of Brussels, is co-owner of a farm that has received €250,000 (£235,000) in EU farming subsidies, the Observer ...
01:52 2019-08-11

Kudlow says China trade talks still on, more farm aid possible White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday that despite the recent escalation in the trade war with Beijing, the Trump administration remained open to negotiations and could again halt the proposed tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods if progress was made....
22:13 2019-08-06

Largest wind power farm in Africa Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind power farm in a bid to boost electricity generating capacity and to meet the country's ambitious goal of 100% green energy by 2020....
14:00 2019-07-21

Revealed: Mobil sought to fight environmental regulation, documents show Oil giant looked to make tax-exempt donations to universities and civic groups in the early 1990s to promote the company’s interestsOil giant Mobil sought to make tax-exempt donations to leading universities, civic groups and arts programmes to promote the company’s interests and undermine environme...
07:52 2019-06-12

Sierra Leoneans sue government for alleged environmental failings at diamond mine Sierra Leoneans living next to the country's largest diamond mine are taking their government to West Africa's regional court for failing to protect them from alleged environmental lapses by the company that runs it, a subsidiary of Octea Limited...
07:26 2019-08-30

Brazil to hire short-term environmental enforcers following Amazon fires Brazil doesn't have the funding to hire more permanent environmental enforcement agents in the wake of surging Amazon fires but will contract local environmental police on a short-term basis, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told Reuters on Friday....
03:39 2019-09-07

Sask., Whitecap Dakota First Nation sign environmental regulation agreement A historic environmental regulation agreement, the first of its kind in Canada, signed between the Saskatchewan government and Whitecap Dakota First Nation....
06:52 2019-05-29

Watch the First Clip From Ellen Page and Ian Daniel’s New Documentary About Environmental Racism In There’s Something In the Water, a new documentary premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, co-directors and producers Ellen Page and Ian Daniel introduce viewers to several women who are taking a stand against environmental racism in Page’s home province of ...
02:00 2019-09-07

Watch live: Donald Trump touts environmental leadership in speech President Donald Trump is expected to give a speech Monday at the White House praising his administration's leadership on environmental issues despite rolling back Obama-era regulations to combat climate change....
23:26 2019-07-08

Brazil ramps up environmental policing amid outrage over Amazon fires Brazilian law enforcement officials targeted illegal wildcat miners in an apparent resurgence of environmental policing amid raging Amazonian rainforest fires. Authorities with Brazil’s Institute for the Environmental and Renewable Natural Resources, known as Ibama, raided the miners’ si...
21:13 2019-08-31

World Gold Council sets out environmental, ethical mining guidelines The World Gold Council (WGC) on Thursday published a set of guidelines for gold miners designed to encourage high environmental and ethical standards....
09:39 2019-09-12

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the places where they live, across the world. ...
18:13 2019-08-16

Genetics play bigger role in autism risk than environmental factors (Reuters Health) - Most of the variation in risk for autism may be explained by genetics rather than differences in environmental factors like lifestyle or community characteristics or certain pregnancy outcomes, a study in five countries suggests....
10:39 2019-07-24

Do the Brazil Amazon fires justify environmental interventionism? | Lawrence Douglas All the reasons that support the project of humanitarian intervention apply with equal, if not greater force, in the case of the environmentThe horrific destruction of the Amazon rainforest under Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, raises a pressing question for the world community: do the...
14:39 2019-08-31

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:13 2019-08-13

Feds reconsidering whether environmental assessment is needed for Northern Pulp’s proposal The company submitted its proposal for a replacement facility in February. The new plan would involve pumping effluent into the Northumberland Strait....
00:13 2019-09-06

Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will Be Surreal. The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
21:13 2019-07-08

Breath Of The Wild Player Discovers A Ridiculously Easy New Way To Catch Fish Want to gather a whole lot of delicious virtual fish in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with very little effort? Redditor Charlieboy95 discovered that all you have to do to force fish ashore is purse your lips and blow....
15:39 2019-09-03

In Shocking Video, Hungry Crocodile Snatches Fish From Angler's Line A hungry crocodile snatched a fish right from an angler's line near a river bank in Australia. Shocking footage of the incident has gone viral online....
11:00 2019-08-30

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long time.Read more......
20:00 2019-05-29

Stone slab reveals oldest evidence of schooling behavior by fish Fish were swimming in unison at least 50 million years ago. Scientists have discovered 259 fossilized fish embedded in an ancient stone, bunched together and all facing the same direction....
20:13 2019-05-29

British man says he caught record-breaking 232-pound carp fish in Thailand A British man reeled in a 232-pound carp fish in Thailand last month — a reportedly record-breaking size believed to be the world's largest caught carp fish....
19:26 2019-07-07

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and feeding farmed fish with wild stocks risks “sinking” the $230bn (£180bn) aquaculture industry, according to an ethical investment network.Fish farms now s...
08:52 2019-06-05

A Noma-inspired fish-head taco recipe | Waste Not with Tom Hunt No, wait: fish heads are a delicacy in many other countries, so instead of binning yours, consider turning it into a soup or this Redzepi-inspired tacoLike many foods that we think of as rubbish, fish heads are seen as a delicacy in many other countries. Asian and southern European friends have told...
07:52 2019-07-06

Endangered whale sharks strain fish out of the water using huge mouths Whale sharks can feed on huge numbers of prey at once by opening their mouths over a metre wide. But they are gentle giants and juveniles even swim with divers...
18:00 2019-07-31

Fish farmer Mowi could halt Brazil soy imports over Amazon fires Mowi ASA , the world's largest salmon producer, could stop buying Brazilian soy for its fish farms unless the South American country curbs Amazon deforestation, the Norwegian company said on Wednesday....
02:00 2019-08-29

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
15:39 2019-05-21

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
15:39 2019-05-21

Invasive fish, snakes tracked with high-tech databases, surveillance Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways....
09:39 2019-08-19

Kendall Jenner Needs a New Mattress (& Maybe a New Fish) After Hosting Kourtney Kardashian's Family It's time for Kourtney Kardashian to return home. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the mother of three reveals to best friend Larsa Pippen that......
22:13 2019-05-23

Shark swallowed whole by giant fish during ‘startling’ deep-sea feeding frenzy “This rare and startling event leaves us with more questions than answers, but such is the nature of scientific exploration,” Peter Auster, a senior research scientist at the Mystic Aquarium said....
21:39 2019-07-09

Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick under scrutiny for previous work for Monsanto Senate Democrats questioned Aurelia Skipwith’s experience and political ties as potential conflicts of interest Donald Trump’s nominee to handle endangered species, whose experience and political ties have been questioned by environment experts, came under scrutiny from Senate Democrats on Wednesday...
04:00 2019-09-12

Invasive fish, snakes tracked with high-tech databases, maps, DNA Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways....
15:52 2019-08-19

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum TOKYO (AP) — Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she and her host, Japanese first lady Akie Abe, joined dozens of schoolchildren while their husbands played ...
09:26 2019-05-26

‘It’s a big concern’: Dozens of dead fish discovered in Moncton’s Jones Lake David Ford, who lives near the lake, says he was walking his dogs along the water on Sunday night when he came across the dead and rotting fish littering the shoreline....
05:00 2019-06-18

UK rail line becomes first in world to be powered by solar farm Pilot scheme on Network Rail’s Wessex route paves way for solar-powered trainsThe world’s first solar farm to power a railway line directly is due to plug into the track near Aldershot, paving the way for solar-powered trains.From Friday, about 100 solar panels at the trackside site will supply rene...
04:52 2019-08-23

Destiny 2’s Latest Exploit Lets You Farm Materials By Doing Nothing For the entire five-year span of Destiny’s existence as a series, players have been looking for ways to exploit it. Any old Destiny head will speak fondly of the days we had Loot Caves and cheesed bosses without shame. In the pantheon of cheap Destiny exploits, the latest Destiny 2 scheme for scorin...
21:26 2019-07-16

Man sentenced in deaths of 2 girls found on Colorado farm A man was sentenced to 24 years in prison in the 2017 deaths of two sisters who were banished to a car without food or water by members of a doomsday religious group because the girls were thought to have been impure....
23:00 2019-06-14

Trump ratchets up farm assistance as trade war broadens The $16 billion in aid to farmers that the Trump administration announced Friday is an increase on the $12 billion aid package last year. Administration officials said the total amount of aid was hiked and the formula for distributing it tweaked because of the broadening nature of President Trump's ...
07:13 2019-05-24

The World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Just Came Online The UK is quickly becoming the epicenter of the offshore wind industry. Point in case: On Monday, the first part of the world’s largest and furthest offshore wind farm came online.Read more......
05:13 2019-06-04

Exclusive: Aaron Rodgers has new MVP 'Mahomie' in State Farm ads State Farm will release a new series of commercials -- three, 30-second spots -- two of which bring reigning NFL MVP Mahomes into the player-agent spat between Rodgers and his make-believe player rep Gabe Gabriel. The spots are a continuation of the plotline established in the 2018 ads which also in...
18:13 2019-09-05

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of foreign companies....
23:01 2019-05-30

France asks EU for early farm aid to help drought-hit farmers France will ask the European Commission to bring forward the payment of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) of subsidies to help farmers cope with a hot spell that hurt crops and pasture, with more damage feared this week, the farm minister said on Monday....
11:39 2019-07-22

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death. The court in the central Mandalay region on Tuesday charged John Frede...
17:52 2019-05-21

Fourth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Tuesday they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast, the fourth industrial farm hit by the fast-spreading virus....
21:26 2019-07-31

The Latest: 3 charged of animal cruelty at Indiana farm FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on an animal rights group’s video of showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Three people have been charged with animal cruelty following the release of video showing workers kicking and throwing ...
23:13 2019-06-10

Hamptonites rejoice for new Round Swamp Farm store For some Hamptonites, this is the most exciting thing to happen in Montauk since word that the Surf Lodge spent $1.4 million on new toilets — Round Swamp Farm is opening a third outpost. The cute, rustic, family-owned and -operated market, which serves the 1 percent of the 1 Percent, ​will open in M...
06:13 2019-06-03

'Content Farm' Fires Workers After They Ask Where Their Meager Paychecks Are Mandatory.com is a website that features “funny stuff, viral videos, must-read features, and a whole lot of awesome,” according to its Twitter bio. It also allegedly features wage theft and retaliation against its workers....
00:52 2019-09-05

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana farm: What we know so far The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
03:13 2019-06-06

African swine fever hits another pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a pig breeding farm near the north eastern city of Ruse, after the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agency said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-07-24

Mexico says US development aid to fund wind farm, LNG plant The Mexican government says a natural gas plant and a wind farm to produce electricity will be the first two projects under a U.S. development program to improve the economy of Mexico’s poor south as a way to discourage migration...
06:00 2019-07-11

Trump trade-war aid sows frustration in farm country The U.S. government is paying Texas cotton farmer J. Walt Hagood $145 an acre for losses related to U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policies. But Minnesota soybean farmer Betsy Jensen will get just $35 an acre....
13:39 2019-09-13

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
05:26 2019-05-24

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of next year. Renewables company Longroad Energy has started building the Prospero Solar project in Andre......
05:52 2019-06-01

Bevin, Beshear to square off at Fancy Farm picnic FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s governor and attorney general have fired insults at each other for years. Soon they’ll do it while facing off at the state’s premier political event — the Fancy Farm picnic. Mark Wilson organizes the political speaking event and said on Thursday tha...
19:52 2019-06-27

Max Yasgur Rented Out His Farm for Woodstock. His Neighbors Sued Him He may not have been as hip as Jimi Hendrix, but Max Yasgur played as important a role in the original Woodstock, which took place 50 years ago, beginning Aug. 15, 1969. Woodstock’s organizers were four men in their 20s — Artie Kornfeld, Michael Lang, John Roberts and Joel Rosenman &mdas...
23:00 2019-08-14

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant’s first direct investment in renewable energy. Boston-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy recently announced it was ...
22:13 2019-06-11

Farm reveals escaped wallaby spotted in village is one of two The owners of a wallaby seen hopping loose in an English village revealed there are actually two of the animals on the loose, and they were deliberately released by unknown culprits....
21:52 2019-07-05

Living In: Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
15:39 2019-05-22

The Latest: 1 in custody on abuse charges at Indiana farm FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular agritourism destination (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested one of three people charged with animal cruelty following the release of video showing workers kicking and throwing...
00:39 2019-06-13

Czech Republic's historic stud farm - in pictures The national stud farm, which was established in the 16th century to breed and train ceremonial horses for the Habsburg court, has become a Unesco world heritage site. Located 56 miles east of Prague in the town of Kladruby nad Labem, it is the first stud farm in the world to be be listed by UN agen...
15:26 2019-08-16

Donald Trump touts environmental leadership, blasts Green New Deal in speech President Donald Trump praised his administration's leadership on environmental issues and blasted the Democrats' proposal for a Green New Deal on Monday....
01:52 2019-07-09

We all smell the smoke, we all feel the heat. This environmental catastrophe is global | Alexis Wright Governments of the world need to act. It’s time to speak to our planet with kindness before it’s too lateAll the raspy-voice myna birds have come here, to this old swamp, where the ghost swans now dance the yellow dust song cycles of drought. Around and around the dry swamp they go with their webbed...
05:39 2019-05-22

Grupo Mexico says Navy found no environmental damage after sulfuric acid spill Mexican mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico said on Monday that Mexico's Navy Ministry reported it did not find environmental damage from the company's sulfuric acid spill at its Guaymas facility on the Gulf of California....
16:13 2019-07-22

Ellen Page documentary on environmental racism in Nova Scotia to screen at TIFF Ingrid Waldron, author of the book that inspired the documentary, says actress Ellen Page reached out to her about shedding light on the issue of environmental racism....
23:13 2019-08-12

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
22:39 2019-06-07

Leonardo DiCaprio's new environmental fund pledges $5 million in aid amid Amazon fires Earth Alliance, a new environmental organization created by Leonardo DiCaprio and his philanthropic friends, Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth, has pledged $5 million to help preserve the Amazon rainforest....
01:00 2019-08-26

The environmental ethics of having kids: why millennials are skipping babies in order to save the planet As Prince Harry reveals he and Meghan Markle will have a maximum of two children, we ask is having less children the answer to climate change? Laura Hampson investigates...
21:39 2019-07-31

Edmonton to contribute $150K to environmental projects over 2016 herbicide spraying incident After being charged with "pesticide-related" environmental offences last year, the City of Edmonton said it "takes responsibility" and will pay $150,400 towards three environmental projects....
01:39 2019-07-16

Trump says Green New Deal would 'crush' poor Americans, touts environmental record In a White House speech that exhaustively documented his administration's environmental efforts, President Trump issued a new full-throated denunciation of the "Green New Deal" championed by top Democrats including New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying the proposal would devastate the econo...
03:52 2019-07-09

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for environmental violations Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits....
02:00 2019-08-23

Bike to Work Week: Are e-bikes the answer to health, traffic and environmental issues? E-bike sales are booming while regular bikes aren't doing to hot. Trek says its the company's fastest growing segment.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Environmental Win! The San Diego Zoo Has Announced They Have Acquired A Big Stupid Gorilla That Loves To Eat Plastic And Styrofoam It seems like every day now, there’s another grim report in the news about the devastating effects of plastic waste on the environment, but here’s a story to the opposite effect to give you a rare bit of hope: The San Diego Zoo just announced that they’ve acquired a big, stupid gorilla that loves to...
18:26 2019-05-28

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfires continued to rage for more than two weeks in the world’s largest rainforest....
18:26 2019-08-22

Illegal miners, feeling betrayed, call on Bolsonaro to end environmental crackdown in Amazon The protest is the latest challenge for a president caught between domestic demands for development and international pressure to protect the rainforest....
22:00 2019-09-11

Daily on Energy: Trump joins EPA head Wheeler to boast of environmental successes Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:39 2019-07-08

Fitch adds environmental risk metric to mortgage-backed securities ratings Fitch Ratings will factor natural disaster and catastrophic risk into their ratings of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), the firm announced Tuesday, the first of the three major U.S. credit ratings agencies to consider environmental risk explicitly for this asset class....
01:13 2019-06-06

MMA fighter Alejandra Lara puts spotlight on environmental crises at Bellator 225 weigh-ins Recent title challenger Alejandra Lara used Friday's Bellator 225 ceremonial weigh-ins to try to bring attention to some global crises.       ...
19:52 2019-08-24

Brazil agents raid illegal miners in Amazon as environmental enforcement ratchets up Federal agents in Brazil exchanged gunfire with illegal miners in the Amazon state of Para on Friday, according to Reuters witnesses, in a dramatic example of how Brazil has stepped up environmental enforcement in the wake of rainforest fires....
13:00 2019-08-31

Watch: Great white shark jumps out of water to steal fish from line A young boy reeling in a fish on a charter boat off the Massachusetts coast received a shock when a great white shark jumped out of the water to steal his catch....
21:01 2019-07-22

Billionaire Fredriksen seeks investors for shipping-to-fish empire - media reports Industrialist John Fredriksen is seeking investors to take larger stakes in his companies and could relinquish control of operations as part of a plan to reduce his workload, the Norwegian-born 75-year-old told two newspapers on Friday....
10:13 2019-08-30

Read this: Filming The Amazing Spider-Man’s fish dinner scene required “about 90 branzinos” Over the course of just a few minutes in 2012's The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Denis Leary sit around a dinner table eating branzino—which, unlike Garfield’s Peter Parker, we can confidently tell you is a kind of fish. The scene really isn’t all that remarkable aside fr...
01:13 2019-09-12

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday will draw the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and give them a chance to gauge their support among black voters who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
14:39 2019-06-21

Cape Cod great white shark gives family a fright by snatching fish from line Encounter captured on video shot from fishing boatCaptain: incident ‘just left everyone in awe’A family fishing in Cape Cod Bay had a close encounter with a great white shark when it leaped from the water to snatch a fish they had caught. Related: Echoes of Jaws as Cape Cod learns to live with rise...
01:26 2019-07-22

Marine 'gold rush': demand for shark fin soup drives decimation of fish Finning is still rampant in many countries due to diners’ appetite for the delicacy, despite attempts to shut down the tradeA rising demand for shark fin soup is wiping out more than 73 million sharks every year, fuelling a practice labelled the marine “gold rush”.Finning, when a shark’s fin is slic...
15:00 2019-06-04

Scientist says tropical fish documented by divers signals warming Atlantic waters Boris Worm of Dalhousie University - who has also been a diver for decades - says the seahorses, spotfin butterfly fish and bluespotted cornetfish would once have been considered a rarity in Nova Scotia....
19:52 2019-08-02

Australian vegan takes neighbors to court because she doesn't like the smell of fish being barbecued An Australian vegan woman was so furious that she could smell her neighbors' barbecue from their backyard, she took the "vegan beef" to the state's highest court....
09:52 2019-09-04

Democratic Candidates Hoping to Woo Black Voters, Gather at James Clyburn’s Fish Fry The annual event is the first major party gathering in South Carolina and the first chance for presidential hopefuls to test their appeal to a majority black electorate....
07:26 2019-06-22

Billionaire Fredriksen seeks investors for shipping-to-fish empire: media reports Industrialist John Fredriksen is seeking investors to take larger stakes in his companies and could relinquish control of operations as part of a plan to reduce his workload, the Norwegian-born 75-year-old told two newspapers on Friday....
16:39 2019-08-30

Shark Jumps Out Of Water, Snatches Fish From Line In Hair-Raising Video A video that has gone viral online shows the group fishing on a boat in Cape Cod when a great white shark leaps out of water to snatch a fish they had caught....
15:13 2019-07-22

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country....
13:13 2019-07-20

Why chef Taylor Knapp set up a snail farm on LI’s North Fork A few years ago, after working at world-renowned, cutting-edge restaurants like Copenhagen’s Noma, Taylor Knapp was shocked to learn that many of America’s top chefs got their escargots from (gasp!) a can. So, after settling on Long Island’s North Fork, where he got a job as a chef, Knapp in 2017 la...
23:26 2019-07-07

Former journalist Bill Goodman to emcee Fancy Farm picnic FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Former KET journalist Bill Goodman will emcee the political speaking event at this year’s Fancy Farm picnic. The annual fundraiser for St. Jerome’s Parish is scheduled for August 3. The picnic includes the traditional “political speaking” beneath the sh...
20:00 2019-06-01

| West African farm 'bootcamp' gets green entrepreneurs into shape Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin harvest maize, cowpeas and rice....
14:26 2019-06-10

Farm loan delinquencies surge in U.S. election battleground Wisconsin Farm loan delinquencies rose to a record high in June at Wisconsin's community banks, data showed on Thursday, a sign President Donald Trump's trade conflicts with China and other countries are hitting farmers hard in a state that could be crucial for his chances of re-election in 2020....
01:52 2019-09-06

Did Trump Make Up the Claim About Mexico Buying More U.S. Farm Goods? The story about the Trump administration’s negotiations with Mexican officials over immigration and the threat of tariffs continued for a second day to raise more questions, prompted by dubious claims by the president....
18:00 2019-06-09

Buckelew Farm permanently closes pumpkin festival after 30 years TUCSON – For three decades, Buckelew Farm got Tucson into the Halloween spirit with their annual pumpkin festival. From a classic orange pumpkin with big, green warts to a smooth white one perfect for painting, kids and adults alike would visit the farm every fall for the annual pumpkin festiv...
03:00 2019-09-06

‘They Cleaned Up Pretty Well.’ What Archeologists Found at the Farm Where Woodstock Was Held Most people were pleased in the summer of 1969 at how quickly the debris was cleared away following that summer’s Woodstock Music and Arts Festival in upstate New York. When half a million people descend on a single, 600-acre farm in the midst of a hot, rainy, muddy August, you can expect a me...
13:00 2019-08-01

MoviePass sent to nice farm upstate with app updates, lots of room to run As anyone who tried to use subscription movie service MoviePass to duck into the theaters this holiday weekend—and we’re aware that that’s a proposition that hinges on so many hypotheticals at this point that it might as well be non-existent—already knows, the company’s service “went dark” on Thursd...
23:39 2019-07-06

African swine fever hits sixth pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they would cull 8,253 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast of the country, the sixth industrial farm in the country to be hit by the virus....
19:13 2019-08-02

From Animal Farm to Catch-22: the most regrettable rejections in the history of publishing Faber is being urged to make amends for turning down George Orwell’s novella in 1944. But it is far from the only publisher to miss out on a future bestsellerAh, the heyday of publishing – big desks, lots of cash, martini-soused three-hour lunches, trying to appease your government. That was the wor...
20:39 2019-08-26

SoftBank's service to help power self-driving buses, farm machinery Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Monday it will launch a service this year that would use satellite navigation data and the telco's mobile base stations to help power self-driving buses, drones and farm machinery....
15:13 2019-06-03

World's largest urban farm to open – on a Paris rooftop The 14,000m² farm is set to open in the south-west of Paris early next yearIt’s a warm afternoon in late spring and before us rows of strawberry plants rustle in the breeze as the scent of fragrant herbs wafts across the air. Nearby, a bee buzzes lazily past. Contrary to appearances, however, we are...
10:52 2019-08-13

Rail line in Hampshire is world's first to be powered by solar farm Pilot scheme on Network Rail’s Wessex route could pave way for direct powering of trainsThe world’s first solar farm to power a railway line directly is due to plug into the track near Aldershot, paving the way for solar-powered trains.From Friday, about 100 solar panels at the trackside site will s...
13:52 2019-08-23

China buys U.S. soybeans after declaring ban on American farm goods China snapped up a small volume of U.S. soybeans last week after pledging to halt purchases of American farm products due to the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing, U.S. Department of Agriculture data showed on Thursday....
19:13 2019-08-22

Inside the Race to Build the World’s First Commercial Octopus Farm For decades, my father taught biology at Middlebury College in Vermont. One of his signature courses focused on invertebrates and, as a kid, I’d often tag along on class field trips to the Maine coast. Students would fan out across the rocky shore at low tide and count as many spineless creatu...
14:26 2019-08-22

After nearly 70 years, a Pennsylvania farm boy killed in Korea will be coming home Pfc. Earl Markle went missing in action in Korea in 1950. Finally, his body has been identified, and he will be coming home.        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

Thai junta chief gives thumbs-up to Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ The late British writer and social critic George Orwell appears to be back in the good graces of Thailand’s military rulers after a spell in the doghouse five years ago...
12:39 2019-05-30

Trump says agreed U.S. won't raise tariffs, China will buy U.S. farm goods U.S. President Donald Trump said he and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed on Saturday that the United States would refrain from raising levies on Chinese imports for now while China would buy more U.S. agricultural products....
10:00 2019-06-29

Asset managers farm out trading as costs and complexity climb It's 10 o'clock at night, and Benjamin Arnold's day is just beginning. The former Goldman Sachs trader is gearing up to trade equities in Asia from his small office thousands of miles away in Park City, Utah....
03:13 2019-08-06

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
21:52 2019-06-05

China Deals 'Body Blow' to Struggling U.S. Farm Belt The U.S. Farm Belt braced for deeper pain from the escalating trade battle between the world’s two biggest economies after China said it would suspend all imports of U.S. agricultural goods....
15:13 2019-08-06

Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
12:39 2019-07-11

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the farmers will get the relief that they need and very, very quickly. It’s a good time to be a farmer, we’re gonna make s...
08:39 2019-05-24

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods - Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis and Kansas City....
22:39 2019-08-08

Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii Reveals Burning Bronze Age Secrets Dubbed ‘Britain’s Pompeii,’ Must Farm is an amazingly well-preserved Bronze Age site in Cambridgeshire, England. The 3,000-year-old site has made international archaeology news headlines time and again for fantastic discoveries. Tools, housing, and even vitrified food have all been impeccably preser...
13:00 2019-06-12

Two escape from Florida farm where a couple was preparing for Armageddon, police say The females reported they were physically and sexually abused by the couple, who stockpiled "food rations and weapons" in case of disaster.        ...
04:52 2019-07-14

U.S. $16 billion farm aid program to help expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help American farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including efforts to open the door to their products outside of China, the U.S. agriculture secretary said on Thursday....
16:39 2019-05-23

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China...
17:26 2019-05-23

Police checking whether Indiana dairy farm abuse was coerced FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — A prosecutor says investigators are looking into whether an animal rights group worker coerced employees at a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm into the abuse of young calves that was captured on undercover video. Newton County Prosecutor Jeff Drinski says a witness has co...
17:00 2019-06-19

Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds....
04:26 2019-06-12

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods: Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis and Kansas City....
03:13 2019-08-09

African swine fever hits another pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the country, its 19th case since the first outbreak of the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agency said....
11:52 2019-07-24

Watch: Helicopter camera spots cannabis farm on roof "Spanish police were lent an unexpected hand in a drug raid in the province of Barcelona after a helicopter camera filming the Vuelta a Espana cycling race alerted officers to two rooftop marijuana plantations. Watch the rooftop to the right with vegetation on top of it."...
16:52 2019-09-04

How College Board's Environmental Context Dashboard highlights algorithm transparency vs. explainability issue The Environmental Context Dashboard is a tool to provide socio-economic metrics on student populations for university admissions officers. Here's a look at the data as well as potential bias and transparency issues....
00:52 2019-06-10

‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and environmental well-being: World Bank report Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on Tuesday. It also warns that the “invisible crisis of water quality” is threatening human and environmental well-being....
23:52 2019-08-20

The CEO of Victoria's Secret compared its 'terrible' early loungewear to a 'lousy' McDonald's Filet-O-Fish Robson90/Shutterstock The boss of Victoria's Secret has compared its "terrible" early loungewear to a "lousy" McDonald's Filet-O-Fish. L Brands CEO Les Wexner said the lingerie giant correctly called the shift in consumer demand towards sweatpants and pajamas, but addressed it poorly. He compared i...
19:13 2019-09-11

Don't eat fish from Florida lake experiencing toxic algae bloom, biologist cautions A biologist warned against eating fish from Lake Okeechobee after a toxic bloom was discovered. At least one local fishing guide disagrees.        ...
10:26 2019-06-16

Officials: Runoff at Jim Beam whiskey warehouse killed thousands of fish in Kentucky River Thousands of dead fish have turned up in the Kentucky River -- days after a major fire started at a whiskey storage warehouse and sent liquor into the waterway, state officials said....
21:52 2019-07-09

Hundreds of meat-eating fish with razor sharp teeth released in Arizona lake The hope is that the voracious fish will grow and eat many of the small bass in the lake, allowing the remaining bass to grow larger.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Powered by nature: Norwegian cruise operator signs rotten fish biogas deal Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten has signed a 7.5-year deal to buy liquefied biogas (LBG) made from dead fish and other organic waste to help power its vessels, the firm said on Thursday....
06:52 2019-05-24

BBQ protest near home of vegan who complained about neighbors grilling fish canned over legal threats After thousands of people signed up for a community barbecue outside the home of a Australian vegan who took her neighbors to court because she could smell them grilling fish, the group’s organizer canned the event because of reported threats from the woman’s legal team. ...
07:13 2019-09-06

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star chef Ricardo Munoz — who owns luxury restaurants in...
19:00 2019-05-21

Habsburg stud farm rides to UNESCO world heritage status The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a symbol of Habsburg power....
20:39 2019-07-18

China Importers Seek To Lift Tariffs On US Farm Goods: Reports Chinese importers are applying to their government to lift tariffs on some US agricultural imports, state media reported on Sunday, three weeks after the two sides reached a truce in their trade war....
16:00 2019-07-21

Farm equipment maker Deere's dealers reel from trade war, bad weather When China announced this week that it had stopped buying U.S. agricultural products and might impose additional tariffs on farm shipments from America, Dave Schmidt braced for another blow to his business....
22:00 2019-08-09

Equestrienne shot on Olympian’s farm identified as award-winning rider The equestrienne shot on a ritzy New Jersey farm was identified by sources as national medalist Lauren Kanarek, as charges were announced against the former US Olympian who owns the sprawl. Kanarek, 38, was blasted two times at close range by 2008 dressage Olympian Michael Barisone on Wednesday afte...
01:00 2019-08-09

New Menu: FIRE At The Park Takes Farm-To-Table Concept To Next Level The new summer menu at Fire is over 80% organic and has been designed to source ingredients from a growing list of suppliers and farmers who practice sustainable techniques to offer environmentally......
21:26 2019-07-18

Chilling footage shows brutal abuse of calves at dairy farm Disturbing footage of young calves being brutally beaten and abused at an Illinois dairy farm has led retailers to pull the company’s product from their shelves. The harrowing footage secretly recorded last year by an investigator from a Miami-based animal welfare group show semployees at Fair...
01:26 2019-06-07

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and......
20:13 2019-06-06

DRDO Drone 'Rustom-2' Crashes In Farm In Karnataka's Chitradurga District An unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV belonging to the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) crashed during a trial in an agriculture field in Karnataka's Chitradurga district on Tuesday....
08:52 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-U.S. expects China to buy farm products during trade talks -Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said China was expected to move forward with agricultural purchases from the United States even as trade talks resumed between the two countries, with top officials slated to talk by phone this week....
17:00 2019-07-09

EPA chief defends biofuel waivers in meeting with farm senators: sources The head of the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency defended his agency's expanded use of waivers exempting refineries from the country's biofuel law during a closed-door meeting with farm state senators last week, arguing the program has had no negative impact on ethanol demand, according to four...
17:52 2019-07-31

After Trade War Truce, Trump Accuses China of Not Buying Enough U.S. Farm Products (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday accused China of “letting us down” by not promptly buying more U.S. farm products. “They have not been buying the agricultural products from our great Farmers that they said they would,” the president said on Twitter. &#...
01:26 2019-07-12

Government To Present Full-Year Budget On July 5: Farm Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government stepped up farm support and reduced the tax burden for the middle class in its interim budget in February, which was presented ahead of the elections which......
18:52 2019-05-31

U.S. envoy offers farm visas to boost asylum deal with Guatemala In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala's outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to triple the number of temporary farmworker visas available to Guatemalans....
10:13 2019-08-20

Trump says China is 'letting us down' by not buying US farm products during trade talks If China does not buy U.S. crops, it could bode poorly for a U.S.-China trade deal as Washington has said it expects Beijing to purchase agricultural products....
23:52 2019-07-11

Heritage body objects to plans for big salmon farm off Hebridean isle National Trust for Scotland says fish farm could harm the environment and economyThe National Trust for Scotland has warned that a large salmon farm beside the Hebridean island of Canna could destroy the island’s culture and wildlife.The trust, Scotland’s largest heritage charity, said the proposed ...
16:39 2019-08-19

Senegal imports turbines for West Africa's first big wind farm project Senegal started importing turbines for its first large-scale wind farm on Thursday, the biggest such project in West Africa that will supply nearly a sixth of the country's power....
06:52 2019-05-24

French farm minister says against 150m-wide pesticide buffer zones France's agriculture minister said on Wednesday he was opposed to establishing 150 meter-wide pesticide-free buffer zones around homes, a measure introduced by several French mayors that prompted the government to consider stricter spraying rules....
17:39 2019-09-04

Mugabe's farm seizures: racial justice or catastrophic power grab? When Robert Mugabe's armed followers stormed onto white-owned farms, the output of one of Africa's most prosperous agriculture sectors collapsed and the country was driven to the brink of starvation. No issue more clearly defines the polarizing legacy of the Zimbabwean leader, who died on Friday at ...
13:39 2019-09-06

SoftBank to launch service to help power self-driving buses, farm machinery Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Monday it will launch a service that uses satellite navigation data and its network of mobile base stations to help power self-driving buses, drones and farm machinery....
10:13 2019-06-03

His NFL dreams fell apart. So former Iowa star Drew Ott is building a new life on the farm In 2015, former Iowa Hawkeyes football star Drew Ott was "on top of the world." Gruesome injuries killed his NFL dream, so now he's adjusting to new reality as a farmer.        ...
00:01 2019-05-26

Award-winning farm animal busted for using performance-enhancing drugs There are few things worse than seeing an elite performance ruined by claims of performance-enhancing drugs, but alas, this is the world we live in. It’s bad enough to see a home run streak hit with an asterisk, or a boxing match nullified after tests throw up red flags, but at the Logan Count...
22:39 2019-07-22

Will & Kate visit farm country, try their hands at shearing squirming sheep The royal Cambridge couple spent a day in British farm country, visiting a sheep farm and trying their hands at shearing some squirmy sheep.        ...
05:52 2019-06-12

Massive semen explosion after cattle-breeding farm catches fire It was a sexplosion —and not the good kind. A fire at a cattle-breeding facility caused 100 canisters full of sperm to explode, blanketing the lab and forcing firefighters to dodge “projectiles” filled with valuable cattle semen. The Yarram Herd Services building, located in the Gippsland region of ...
08:26 2019-09-18

UPDATE 2-Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds....
07:00 2019-06-12

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wild blockchain concepts to new heights with their plans for a cryptocurrency mining facility hidden in a skyscraper water park in Tehran, Iran. Yeah, I ...
13:26 2019-06-03

Farm takes aim at goat yoga world record with 500 expected in class A Florida farm said it expects more than 500 people to participate in its attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the world's largest goat yoga session....
03:13 2019-09-14

Biden calls environmental activist 'kiddo' as he defends fundraiser with fossil-fuel company's founder Joe Biden on Friday forcefully defended his appearance the previous evening at a top-dollar campaign fundraising event in New York City that was held at the home of a supporter who helped found a natural gas company....
23:13 2019-09-07

Three border wall projects reportedly canceled due to lack of funding amid environmental lawsuit against Trump The Trump administration reportedly canceled three projects to build parts of the barrier wall at the U.S. southern border in Arizona and California....
23:39 2019-09-14

UPDATE 3-U.S. court rejects environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline in fresh blow to Canadian oil sector A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's environmental impact statement for replacement of its Line 3 oil pipeline is inadequate, raising the possibility of further delays....
21:00 2019-06-03

Florida Fish & Wildlife officials say someone has been shooting alligators after several were found dead in a Collier County canal (WBBH/NBC News) The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working with law enforcement to find out who shot several alligators found dead in a Collier County canal. “It’s ridiculous. Why kill an animal that’s not bothering you and is where it needs to be?” alligator trapper Ray ...
07:52 2019-06-22

Animal rights group releases longer video showing farm abuse FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — An animal rights group has released a longer video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at a northwestern Indiana dairy farm that’s an agritourism destination. Animal Recovery Mission said Friday it released the 90-minute video shot at Fair Oaks Farms to cou...
00:52 2019-06-08

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on the move that is sought by Brazil's farm lobby....
03:13 2019-06-20

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/u-s-lawmaker-wants-epas-use-of...
19:39 2019-06-14

Amarinder Singh Urges PM Modi For Farm Loan Waiver At National Level Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider agriculture loan waiver at the national level on priority as a one-time solution to help the distressed......
13:00 2019-06-05

Exclusive: Senior aide to Brazil farm minister targeted by graft probe A senior adviser to Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias is being investigated over his management of a public contract five years ago, according to two people familiar with the matter and documents from an internal ministry probe seen by Reuters....
21:52 2019-07-12

Amarinder Singh Writes To PM Modi, Seeks Farm Loan Waiver Nationally Amarinder Singh said the relief provided by Punjab government's limited resources is not sufficient for the farmers and must be fulfilled by the Government of India....
15:00 2019-06-05

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/u-s-lawmaker-wants-epas-use-of-biofuel-wa...
18:26 2019-06-14

Brazil's farm ministry confirms temporary suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's agriculture ministry confirmed on Monday it has temporarily halted Brazilian beef exports to China after a case of atypical mad cow disease....
23:52 2019-06-03

Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday....
05:13 2019-06-01

Trump’s $16 billion farm bailout will make rich farmers richer, report says While the top 1 percent of recipients received on average more than $180,000 each, farmers in the bottom 80 percent on average received less than $5,000....
18:13 2019-07-31

U.S. bill raising debt ceiling for farm bankruptcies heads to White House With farm bankruptcies rising and agricultural debt loads soaring, the U.S. Senate has passed a bill that will make it easier for more farmers with larger amounts of debt to file for bankruptcy protection....
02:13 2019-08-03

Trump meets with senators from key farm states, touts biofuel deal progress U.S. President Donald Trump said the administration has made progress on a biofuel reform package after he met with U.S. senators from key farm states on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to boost ethanol demand and help hard-hit corn farmers....
06:26 2019-09-13