- Chile: Fossil whales in desert mystery solved Updated: Feb-26-14 5:22 pm
- 2 solar projects approved in California, Nevada Updated: Feb-19-14 3:49 pm
- Snowbirds enjoy Southwest as cold grips the nation Updated: Feb-18-14 12:31 pm
- Ironwood Pig Sanctuary has hundreds of pigs Updated: Feb-16-14 8:10 am
- Huge thermal plant opens as solar industry grows Updated: Feb-13-14 8:00 am
SANTIAGO, Chile - Scientists investigating a graveyard of marine mammal fossils near Chile's northern coast say toxins generated by algae blooms most likely poisoned the animals millions of years ago.
LOS ANGELES - Federal officials announced the approval of two solar energy plants on public lands in California and Nevada, angering environmentalists who say the facilities will endanger desert tortoises.
APACHE JUNCTION, Arizona - Snowbirds in the popular Phoenix metropolitan area have delighted in escaping the bitter cold spells and brutal blizzards that buffeted much of the nation this winter.
RED ROCK, Arizona - Arnold entered assisted living a few years ago. He couldn't move around like he used to, on account of his arthritis.
PRIMM, Nevada - A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world, a milestone for a growing industry that is testing the balance between wilderness conservation and the pursuit of green energy across the West.