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California is first state to ban lead in hunting ammo
USA Today, 1 month, 1 week, 4 days, 4 hours, 24 minutes ago
In a move to protect wildlife and the environment, California on Friday became the first state to ban lead in hunting ammunition.
Limits Approved for Genetically Modified Crops in Kauai, Hawaii
New York Times, 1 month, 2 weeks, 4 days, 22 hours, 50 minutes ago
Legislators on the island of Kauai in Hawaii have approved a bill that would restrict the use of pesticides by companies developing genetically modified crops there.
Environmentalists win U.S. court fight to protect whales from Navy sonar
Reuters, 2 months, 5 days, 20 hours, 19 minutes ago
A federal judge in California has sided with environmental groups in their lawsuit against the U.S. government over Navy training exercises off the West Coast involving sonar that they say harms endangered whales, dolphins and other protected marine mammals.
New York City Air Quality Cleanest in Decades
ABC, 2 months, 1 week, 20 hours, 26 minutes ago
Ahh, smell that New York City air. No, seriously, go ahead. Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday said the city's air quality has hit its highest levels in 50 years, a development officials say has led to fewer deaths and hospitalizations.
Europe’s key animals ‘making a comeback’
BBC, 2 months, 1 week, 1 day, 15 hours, 25 minutes ago
Some of Europe's key animals have made a comeback over the past 50 years, a report suggests.
A Vaccine For HIV? Clinical Trial Successful
Huffington Post, 3 months, 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
A vaccine to prevent HIV has aced clinical testing, according to Canadian researchers.
Nepal sees tiger population go up by 63% since 2009
BBC, 4 months, 5 days, 12 hours, 55 minutes ago
The number of wild tigers living in Nepal has increased by 63% to 198 since 2009, a government survey has shown.
Pope Francis: Gay People ‘Should Not Be Judged’
Sky News, 4 months, 5 days, 13 hours, 1 minute ago
He told reporters people should not be marginalised because of their sexual orientation - but he reaffirmed the Church's position that homosexual acts are a sin and said its opposition to gay marriage was clear.
Canada’s crime rate lowest since 1972
CBC News, 4 months, 1 week, 2 days, 3 hours, 28 minutes ago
Canada's police services are once again reporting fewer crimes, a continuing trend that has cut the national crime rate to its lowest level since 1972.
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