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California nixing algae that crowds out food for sea animals

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — For the first time, scientists say they have seen a species of bright green algae growing in the waters off...

Endangered corpse flower blooms in Warsaw, drawing crowds

WARSAW, Poland — The endangered Sumatran Titan arum, a giant foul-smelling blossom also known as the corpse flower, went into a rare, short bloom...

Biologists defy Cyprus’ ethnic cleave to protect environment

NICOSIA, Cyprus — There’s something regal in the sprightly step and curious gaze of the long-horn sheep that roam the hills near Varisia, an...

Old documents fuel latest bid to halt Nevada lithium mine

RENO, Nev. — Few people had ever heard of Tiehm’s buckwheat when conservationists filed a petition two years ago to list the desert wildflower...