NEWS2BUSINESS.NET: Top News and Analysis 03:16, 09/14/2019

How Soon Can Oil and Gas Operations Begin In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?

The oil and gas industry is one step closer to accessing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Bureau of Land Management released the final environmental impact statement for oil and gas drilling on the refuge’s 1.5 m...

How Soon Can Oil and Gas Operations Begin In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?

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Trump administration set to sell leases this year for drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Trump administration took a final step Thursday toward selling leases for companies to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, releasing a finding that energy development would have minimal environmental impact....
06:48, 09/13/2019

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic wildlife refuge, reversing part of GOP tax bill The House approved a bill Thursday barring drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a measure that would reverse a change in the 2017 Republican tax bill that repealed a long-time ban on energy development there....
19:32, 09/12/2019

Border wall to go up in national monument, wildlife refuge PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government plans on replacing barriers through 100 miles (161 kilometers) of the southern border in California and Arizona, including through a national monument and a wildlife refuge. The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday waived environmental and dozens of other law...
00:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration on Thursday took a major step toward opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, drawing criticism from environmentalists and an effort by Democratic lawmakers to put the pristine wilderness area off limits to development....
04:16, 09/13/2019

Arctic Refuge Likely Won’t Be Surveyed Before Oil Lease Sales The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
14:48, 07/27/2019

Prairie dogs with the plague keep parts of Colorado wildlife refuge shut down The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is home to eagles, ducks, geese, bison, coyotes and deer, among other species.        ...
05:32, 08/20/2019

Trump administration swaps land to cut road through Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration has resurrected a plan to carve a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, less than four months after a federal judge struck down an earlier plan as illegal....
05:32, 07/25/2019

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A coal train has derailed into the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia. The derailment is still being cleaned up and has raised concerns about the impact on various forms of wildlife, including endangered species. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the derailmen...
21:48, 06/26/2019

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
21:32, 07/08/2019

Watch your litter: Florida gator caught eating plastic at wildlife refuge A beautiful Sunday at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge turned sour when an alligator was caught on video swallowing a large plastic item.        ...
00:32, 06/26/2019

Trump opens protected Alaskan Arctic refuge to oil drillers The Bureau of Land Management will offer leases to the 1.6m-acre coastal plain which is home to threatened polar bearsThe Trump administration is finalizing plans to allow oil and gas drilling in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has been protected for decades.The Bureau of Land ...
05:32, 09/13/2019

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department plans to move ahead this year with its first oil and gas lease sale on the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), a Trump administration official said on Thursday....
02:48, 05/31/2019

The White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short In its push for lease sales, the Trump administration rushed deadlines, pressured staff and gave a wildly optimistic estimate of the potential revenue....
07:16, 08/22/2019

SpaceX's launch of an experimental rocket ship set fire to about 100 acres of wildlife refuge in south Texas Maria Pointer SpaceX successfully launched and landed a Mars rocket prototype on Thursday night in south Texas. The launch of the vehicle, called Starhopper, ignited several brush fires, which emergency workers quickly addressed. But embers rekindled the fire overnight, and it spread into a nearby ...
03:48, 07/28/2019

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge in Virginia; 36 cars went off tracks, cleanup underway SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge in Virginia; 36 cars went off tracks, cleanup underway....
21:48, 06/26/2019

Plague-infected prairie dogs in Colorado pose health risk to humans, areas of wildlife refuge remain closed Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infection that can spread to humans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced. ...
23:16, 08/20/2019

Commercial Flight Operations May Begin At Hindon Airport By June End Commercial flights are likely to start operations from the Hindon airport near Delhi by the end of June as the Ministry of Defence has given all requisite approvals, said a senior official of the......
15:48, 05/28/2019

Rescue operations begin in Bahamas as Dorian moves towards U.S. coast Airports were flooded and roads impassable after the most powerful storm to hit the Bahamas in recorded history parked over Abaco and Grand Bahama islands....
21:01, 09/04/2019

Bahamians Begin Rescue Operations as Hurricane Dorian Moves Toward the U.S. Coast (FREEPORT, Bahamas) — Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S. Coast Guard, Britain’s Royal Navy and a handful of aid groups tried to get food and medicine to survivors and take the most desperate people to safety. Airports were flooded and ...
21:32, 09/04/2019

A wildlife filmmaker's guide to India's Jim Corbett National Park As the sun rises over the canopy in India's Jim Corbett National Park, a sambar deer steps into view. The handsome animal is among hundreds of species in this diverse nature reserve....
15:48, 05/24/2019

To protect wildlife, national park rangers use an unusual tool: radar guns Traffic stops in national parks are up 4% as rangers crack down on speeding motorists in their mission to protect animals.        ...
19:32, 07/25/2019

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
19:16, 06/07/2019

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on Tuesday....
18:32, 04/28/2019

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist Party is waging a war against religion...
02:32, 04/29/2019

Christians seek refuge after deadly Burkina attacks Concerned about a rise in violence against Christians in Burkina Faso, Pastor Jacques Ouedraogo changed the time of his Sunday service as a precaution. He believes this is what saved his life....
03:32, 05/18/2019

Orphaned bear cub Aida finds refuge in Bosnian village In a mountain village in Bosnia, the Becars are making friends with a new addition to their family - an orphaned baby bear who fled nearby woods in search of food and shelter....
15:16, 05/17/2019

Tigress takes ‘day-long nap’ while seeking refuge from floods in man’s home A man in the flood-ravaged Assam state of India was stunned to find an intruder napping in his home. The purr-patrator? A weary tigress taking shelter from the storm. The big cat is believe to have wandered from the Kaziranga National Park, where 92 animals have already died from the monsoon. The Wi...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Migrants on the island of Lesbos find refuge on soccer field A 10-minute walk from Europe's largest refugee camp sits a nondescript yet remarkable soccer field where migrants can play for their futures        ...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Children Were Raped, Drugged In Washington's Renowned Refuge For Needy In the 1960s, first lady Jackie Kennedy, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and Vice President Hubert Humphrey were just a few of the important figures to pay visits to Junior Village,......
05:16, 05/19/2019

Viral: Florida Frogs Take Refuge From Hurricane Dorian In Wind Chimes As residents of Florida prepare for the looming storm, one man found a group of frogs taking refuge in his wind chimes ahead of Hurricane Dorian's arrival....
17:00, 09/05/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity, three sources close to the legislator said....
01:48, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported his attempted uprising last week....
01:48, 05/10/2019

Venezuela opposition politician seeks refuge in Argentina's Embassy in Caracas Richard Blanco is one of 10 National Assembly members charged with treason for supporting opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for a military revolt on April 30....
22:32, 05/09/2019

Argentines seek refuge in Chilean bonds amid electoral fears Argentine buyers are distancing themselves from volatile local markets in favor of Chilean bonds, attracted by the neighboring country’s low inflation rates and expanding economy....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Alaska lawsuit seeks to block Trump road deal through refuge Environmentalists on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging a new Trump Administration plan to build a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska....
10:16, 08/08/2019

Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland....
19:00, 06/20/2019

Free admission to National Parks this Sunday to celebrate 103 years of National Park Service National Park Service entrance is free for all on Aug. 25 during fee-free day at parks including Yosemite, Yellowstone, Zion and the Grand Canyon.        ...
02:16, 08/25/2019

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at least 291 dog tags and other items. Visit Business I...
04:00, 06/20/2019

India’s Widows, Abused at Home, Have Sought Refuge in This Holy City for Centuries Many of India’s castaway widows wind up in Vrindavan, where for hundreds of years they have begged to survive. But their lives have improved considerably of late, thanks to a government shelter....
23:16, 08/27/2019

One-winged bald eagle’s snatching from Long Island refuge leads to hefty reward The abduction of an elderly one-winged bald eagle from a Long Island wildlife refuge last week has sparked a desperate search and prompted a $12,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the bird's captor....
16:32, 07/22/2019

Lost Biblical City Where Philistines Gave Refuge to King David Found, Archaeologists Say Archaeologists digging in southern Israel near the modern city of Kiryat Gat claim to have found an ancient biblical city from the time of the legendary King David. The ancient Philistine city was discovered by researchers from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority and...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Football is ‘refuge for those who have left everything’; UN initiative aims to bolster well-being of refugee, migrant children in Peru Sport brings people together “regardless of conditions or flags”, a senior United Nations official in Perú said on Tuesday referring to a new initiative launched over this past weekend to promote the well-being of children and youth in Lima’s refugee and migrant communities through football. ...
21:16, 08/27/2019

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge The move is an attempt to address one of the most confounding aspects of the surge of Central American migrants — families seeking safe passage using long-standing protections....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Trump Leery of ‘Very Bad Gang Members, Drug Dealers’ Entering US as Hurricane Dorian Evacuees Seek Refuge In the face of unspeakable tragedy, the president of the United States is supposed to serve as a source of both unwavering strength and empathy. Yet since his inauguration in 2017, Donald Trump has only proven himself to be heartless and loud at the most inappropriate times....
22:00, 09/10/2019

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit Washington DC in one hour....
22:48, 07/09/2019

Three mass shootings this year began with a hateful screed on 8chan. Its founder calls it a terrorist refuge in plain sight. The suspected El Paso killer posted a racist manifesto to the anonymous extremist site. Now experts are worried that "targeted violence will become a meme itself."...
23:48, 08/04/2019

Stunning shots of Serengeti wildlife Discovery Channel’s new nature documentary series "Serengeti" takes viewers to the African region. See some of the stunning wildlife images.       ...
03:16, 07/30/2019

Thirsty animals get help from state wildlife officials PHOENIX (AP) — Thirsty wildlife around Arizona are getting help from the state. The Arizona Game and Fish Department has hauled more than 1.5 million gallons (5,678 cubic meters) of water to 3,000 catchments around the state this year. Hot temperatures and a dry monsoon season are fueling the need. ...
18:00, 09/11/2019

DeepMind uses AI to track Serengeti wildlife with photos DeepMind has joined the ranks of those using AI to save fragile wildlife populations, and it's doing that on a grand scale. The company is partnering with conservationists and ecologists on a project that uses machine learning to speedily detect and......
21:48, 08/08/2019

Heathrow expansion would be disastrous for wildlife, campaigners say Noise and pollution would threaten thousands of animals in Richmond Park, group saysThe impact of thousands of newly routed flights over Richmond Park has been almost completely ignored in Heathrow airport’s environmental impact report on its plans for a third runway, campaigners have said.As the co...
18:48, 09/13/2019

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six obsolete weapons c...
11:32, 08/20/2019

Lupita Nyong’o on Narrating a Wildlife Documentary The Kenyan-Mexican actress spoke to The Times about why she agreed to narrate the American iteration of the show, her favorite destinations and a few of her best skin care tips....
19:32, 07/24/2019

New Calif. freeway bridge to carry wildlife Hoping to fend off the extinction of mountain lions and other species that require room to roam, Calif. will build a mostly privately funded wildlife crossing over the 101 freeway.        ...
17:48, 08/20/2019

Putting a bird feeder in your garden really does help wildlife A long-term study in the UK suggests that in urban areas, populations of birds that use bird feeders have increased while those of other species remain unchanged...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade Protections for saiga antelope, mako sharks and even woolly mammoths will be considered at a conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
11:32, 08/16/2019

California building largest wildlife crossing in the world The mountain lion P-22, which has been spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, has become something of a legend in California....
02:48, 08/21/2019

'Better Than TV': Doorbell Camera Owners Obsess Over the Wildlife at Their Doors Some people are using their smart doorbells as nature cameras, checking the video all day long to see the menagerie of lizards, raccoons, snakes and other creatures in their yards....
21:16, 05/20/2019

Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife....
01:17, 08/19/2019

Comedy wildlife photo award finalists revealed Lion cubs pouncing on sensitive parts of bigger cats. Two hares appearing to dance. In the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, animals show their funny side....
23:32, 09/13/2019

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years....
12:32, 06/15/2019

Look: Wildlife officers rescue elk trapped in irrigation canal Wildlife officials in Washington state came to the rescue of a large elk stranded in an irrigation canal that it was unable to climb out from due to concrete lining....
21:16, 08/30/2019

Wildlife photographer of the year – highly commended images The Natural History Museum has released a selection of highly commended photographs from a range of categories. The winners will be announced on 15 October and the exhibition opens on 18 October Continue reading......
12:32, 09/09/2019

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using spy-camera technology and clever camouflaging, director and producer John Downer — partnering with ...
00:48, 08/03/2019

15 incredible images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition released a limited selection of this year's 'highly commended' images.        ...
17:01, 09/09/2019

Round-up: the key decisions to protect wildlife from the CITES summit Giraffes, sharks and otters were granted stronger protections at the CITES wildlife trade summit in Geneva, but a stalemate prevailed on elephants and the ivory trade...
22:48, 08/29/2019

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we arrive at the checkpoint on the edge of the Cherno...
19:16, 05/28/2019

| '10 steps ahead': Kenya's tech war on wildlife poachers Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footprints, covering their tracks from any poachers....
13:00, 06/30/2019

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: stories behind classic portraits Past images are presented here in extracts from a book by Rosamund Kidman Cox, published by the Natural History MuseumThe watchful pelican by Helmut Moik Continue reading......
17:32, 05/27/2019

Animals are hilarious — and the Comedy Wildlife Awards prove it These beasts are wildly funny. The preliminary results are in for 2019’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and the picture-perfect specimens were caught in the act — of being adorable. From a booty-slapping fox to friendly bugs and toothy zebras, these animal-world comedians sure know how to...
09:00, 09/12/2019

Wildlife viewing in Africa: Big cats, elephants and monkeys Africa's various wildlife habitats and vast landscapes provide a home to many species and spectacular visuals for photography fans.       ...
18:00, 08/15/2019

2 giraffes killed by lightning at Florida wildlife park LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — Officials at a Florida wildlife park say two giraffes that died last month were killed by lightning. Lion Country Safari posted Tuesday on Facebook that recent pathology results confirmed that the giraffes died as a result of a lightning strike and that the deaths were insta...
01:00, 06/12/2019

Saskatchewan drivers beware: wildlife on the move during harvest season As farmers reap their harvest, a wildlife expert says animals are pushed out of their feeding and bedding grounds, which can create hazards for motorists....
06:16, 09/08/2019

The Best Wildlife Photos of 2019 Reveal Nature's Beauty and Ferocity The finalists have been announced for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This year’s crop features some stunning—and gut wrenching—images. From animals fighting for their lives to the subtle beauty of a bird drinking from an icicle, these photographs are nothing short of rema...
21:16, 09/09/2019

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
14:33, 08/15/2019

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah last weekend — unaccompanied and...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Kentucky Fish And Wildlife Resources To Hold Public Auction FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is set to hold a public auction of surplus and confiscated items. The auction is being held Monday on the department’s main campus in Frankfort. Among the surplus items that the public can bid on are tools, boats, out...
13:48, 05/06/2019

Trump Administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections, states and conservationists to sue The Trump Administration took steps on Monday to significantly weaken the U.S. Endangered Species Act, prompting state attorneys general and conservation groups to threaten legal action to protect at-risk species....
03:00, 08/13/2019

Wildlife officials say drugging loose moose on UND campus was mistake GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a moose that wandered onto the University of North Dakota campus should not have been drugged. North Dakota Game and Fish Department wildlife chief Jeb Williams says his agency did not recommend immobilization and relocation because of the possible hea...
13:48, 09/06/2019

California freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam LOS ANGELES — Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. Famous for traveling across two freeways and making a huge Los Angeles park his home, the lonesome big cat has become a symbol......
21:16, 08/20/2019

International Wildlife Museum holding school supply drive TUCSON— The International Wildlife Museum will be holding a school supply drive starting today until Sunday, July 7. All supplies donated will go toward low ranking military families. Visitors who donate will receive reduced admission. The museum encourages visitors to bring pencils, notebooks, back...
03:16, 07/05/2019

The Funniest, Most Adorable Pics From Comedy Wildlife Awards 2019 The finalists of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2019 have been declared, and we don't envy the judges who have to pick the best one out of these gems....
15:18, 09/12/2019

Leaping Lizards: Florida wildlife officials catch big lizard KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials have finally captured a large invasive Asian water monitor that had been running loose in the Florida Keys for more than a year. Florida Fish and Wildlife officials posted pictures on Facebook with this caption: “Elusive lizard captured!” The liz...
17:32, 05/17/2019

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Wildlife officials reject petitions to protect Yellowstone’s bison Wildlife advocates have campaigned for decades to halt the routine slaughter of bison migrating out of Yellowstone to reach their winter grazing grounds in Montana....
02:48, 09/07/2019

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women are also receiving a sustainable income for the first time....
07:16, 08/21/2019

Wildlife conference mulls loosening restrictions on ivory trade Nations are set to discuss more than 50 proposals regarding the protection of endangered species. Topics on the table include loosening restrictions on ivory trade and regulating mammoth ivory....
21:48, 08/17/2019

Sharks, elephants and precious wood in balance at wildlife talks The fate of mako sharks, African elephants and their ivory, and precious wood used to make musical instruments are on the agenda of member states attending negotiations of the U.N. wildlife watchdog opening on Saturday, officials said....
00:16, 08/18/2019

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (C...
01:48, 08/18/2019

Arizona bans hunting contests for killing wildlife predators PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other wildlife predators for prizes such as cash or hunting equipment. The Governor’s Regulatory Review Council voted 6-0 Wednesday to approve a rule initiated by the Arizona Game and Fish Commis...
19:00, 09/05/2019

Wildlife experts warn against moving birds found on ground Spring time is a busy time for baby wildlife. But when it comes to animals that appear injured or orphaned, good intentions can have bad consequences. ‘Baby birds are found down on the ground. And it’s just a natural thing, we wear our heart on our sleeve we want to rescue it,” said Marc Hammo...
08:48, 05/14/2019

No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animals roam the Mozambique park, which covers more land than Switzerland....
22:48, 06/15/2019

UK government directs £4.6 million to tackling illegal wildlife trade Efforts to disrupt grey parrot trade in Cameroon and reduce demand for turtle products in Nicaragua are among 14 projects to win funding from the UK government...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Tanzania to shut part of wildlife preserve to big game hunters Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the sprawling Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to be split in two to restrict the access of big game hunters....
21:16, 07/26/2019

Let's check out this year's Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards contenders Even at their most stoic, at any given moment there’s roughly a 60% percent chance that animals are mere seconds away from doing something absolutely ridiculous looking. It is part of why we love them; it is definitely why we mock them. And it’s that time of year again, when we all get together to d...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Stunning shots of the Serengeti wildlife from Discovery's new series Discovery Channel’s new nature documentary series "Serengeti" takes viewers to the African region. See some of the stunning wildlife images.       ...
05:33, 07/27/2019

Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest open for entries 2019 Wildlife photo contest / Courtesy: AZ Game and Fish Dept. TUCSON – Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Arizona Wildlife Views magazine is now accepting photo entries for its 13th annual Arizona Wildlife contest. One “best-in-show” and 11 first-place winners will be showcased in the 2020 ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Australia’s dingoes may keep feral cats in check and protect wildlife Feral cats have contributed to the extinction of 20 of Australia’s native mammals, but another predator – the dingo – might stop them causing more damage...
18:16, 04/28/2019

'It's scary': wildlife selfies harming animals, experts warn Concern in New Zealand that trend of taking photographs with penguins and other creatures is having impact on feeding, breeding and birth ratesAt the International Penguin Conference in New Zealand, the experts were worried. Among sobering discussions about the perils of the climate crisis and habit...
06:32, 09/03/2019

Bridging the gap between developers and operations, or not Tech vendors such as VMware are rolling out tools to facilitate closer collaboration between the developer and operations teams with in an organisation, but not everyone believes this is necessarily a good thing....
06:48, 08/30/2019

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and protests from some sub-Saharan African countries. The vote by signatories of the Convention on Internati...
21:17, 08/23/2019

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...
00:32, 09/12/2019

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often underlie the destruction of nature, and barriers to fam...
11:16, 07/11/2019

Trump’s border wall in Arizona challenged over potential wildlife damage The barriers currently at the three sites block vehicles from passing but still allow wildlife to move through. Environmental groups said the 9.1-metre replacement bollards that the Trump administration plans to erect would prevent the cross-border migration of wildlife....
06:16, 08/07/2019

Wildlife Traffickers Use Facebook, Instagram to Find Black-Market Buyers Social networks and online marketplaces have long been hubs of illegal activity, including exotic animal trafficking. Smugglers use the platforms as digital billboards, often sharing photos and videos......
10:48, 07/12/2019

Oregon wildlife officials kill bear because people kept taking selfies with him A black bear in Oregon was killed by wildlife officials who decided the furry animal could be a serious threat to parkgoers who kept taking selfies with him, authorities said. The young bear was shot and killed by biologists last week when they discovered him eating trail mix, sunflower seeds, and c...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Namibia considers withdrawal from wildlife convention unless rhino trade eased Namibia is considering withdrawing from the rules that govern the global trade in endangered species, after countries voted last week to reject proposals to relax restrictions on hunting and exporting its white rhinos....
23:16, 08/27/2019

Mozambican wildlife reserve wipes out elephant poaching thanks to US support group A U.S. wildlife support group working with the Mozambican government has become arguably the first in Africa to successfully clamp down on elephant poaching, while other Southern African countries are struggling to cope with culling and hunting of wild animals....
16:48, 06/18/2019

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino raysFrom the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is continuing to drive many species towards extinction, with the latest “red list” showing that a third of all ...
16:32, 07/18/2019

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracals, mongooses, otters and owls....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Florida beachgoers, wildlife officials rescue 5 stranded pilot whales Florida wildlife officials — with the help of marine biologists, the Coast Guard, and beachgoers — this week rescued five beached pilot whales on Redington Beach. ...
04:16, 07/31/2019

Los Angeles to build world's largest wildlife bridge across 10-lane freeway An $87m corridor will extend over Highway 101 to reconnect the ecosystem and possibly save mountain lions from extinction Engineers in southern California are hard at work designing the biggest wildlife corridor in the world, to extend over US Highway 101 to the north-west of Los Angeles.The corrido...
19:16, 08/21/2019

Parasitic disease spread by feral cats likely to be killing native wildlife Researchers say eradication of feral cats is required to reduce the prevalence of the parasite and the diseaseFeral cats are not just predators that kill large numbers of Australian wildlife, they may also be spreading parasitic disease to native animal species, according to new research analysing t...
13:32, 08/19/2019

| Southern African nations threaten to quit wildlife trade monitor Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn and imposed a near total ban on zoos taking African elephants captured in the wild....
15:16, 09/01/2019

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back protections of animals at risk of extinction....
22:16, 08/21/2019

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildlife conference. The rancorous debate exposed deep divisions between African nations with opposing vie...
19:48, 08/22/2019

Mountain lion bites Colorado boy, 8, on head, injuries 'serious,' wildlife officials say An eight-year-old boy in Colorado suffered "serious" injuries Wednesday night after a mountain lion bit him on the head in his backyard, officials said....
22:16, 08/22/2019

Congress probing taxpayer-funded wildlife group over atrocities in Africa Lawmakers on the House Committee on Natural Resources are investigating reports that rangers supported by a federally funded environmental and animal rights group committed gruesome crimes inside a national park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....
02:16, 07/29/2019

Not so fast: Trump's Alaska drilling study slammed by U.S. wildlife regulator The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to comments published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Walmart to Fold Jet.com Staff Into Operations Walmart is absorbing what remains of Jet.com staff into the rest of its operations, winding down the startup it bought for $3.3 billion three years ago while continuing to run the Jet.com website....
02:32, 06/13/2019

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas....
05:32, 08/15/2019

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of the world's oceans.......
04:32, 08/15/2019

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees and climate conditions continue to worsen....
18:00, 08/14/2019

Georgia beachgoers rescue whales mass stranded on shore, wildlife officials say Georgia beachgoers rushed through the surf on Tuesday in a frantic effort to rescue dozens of pilot whales beaching themselves on the shore, according to wildlife officials and video shared on social media....
21:32, 07/17/2019

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection for global wildlife At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in Geneva, by agreeing to increased protection measures and more sustainable trade in animals and plants across the globe. ...
11:48, 08/29/2019

Feral hogs headed for US from Canada; wildlife officials warn of widespread damage An underreported threat along America's northern border has U.S. officials and local residents warning of widespread damage due to the reckless invaders: Feral hogs from Canada....
21:32, 09/12/2019

Wildlife photographer captures images of dragonflies covered in dew: It 'clung to their bodies like jewels' A wildlife photographer was stunned when he came across dragonflies covered in morning dew, giving the illusion the small insects were diamond-encrusted. ...
00:16, 08/30/2019

Dolphin impaled in the head found dead, wildlife officials seek clues Investigators are looking for who or what made a gash in the head of a bottlenose dolphin found dead in May.        ...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
17:32, 07/10/2019

Julián Castro calls for end to euthanization at animal shelters in wildlife welfare plan Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro called for an end to euthanization at animal shelters in a plan he released Monday focusing on improving the welfare of both domestic and wild animals....
15:48, 08/20/2019

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations: WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
09:48, 07/14/2019

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
08:48, 07/14/2019

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting....
18:48, 06/12/2019

U.S. Companies Say Trade War Is Hitting China Operations More American companies are hurting as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies, a new survey of businesses shows, with many saying they are losing sales in China and either slowing or canceling investments....
19:16, 08/29/2019

Sports Illustrated’s media operations just got sold — again Sports Illustrated’s media operations have been sold again. Authentic Brands Group — a licensing firm headed by Jamie Salter that acquired the venerable brand late last month from Meredith Corp. for $110 million — has turned around and sold its print and digital publishing rights to The Maven, a sma...
19:16, 06/17/2019

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year, saying the deaths stemmed from “resistance to authority.”...
21:48, 07/04/2019

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned from the group to focus on his presidential campaign....
20:32, 07/15/2019

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan envoys to Canada....
13:48, 06/03/2019

An entire Arctic ecosystem could vanish within the next decade The Barents Sea, home to a diverse array of wildlife, could be completely gone in just a few years – perhaps the most dramatic impact of climate change yet seen...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the offshore border with Russia the company had hoped would contain oil....
09:32, 06/17/2019

Trump’s bid to buy Greenland shows that the ‘scramble for the Arctic’ is truly upon us World powers are racing to exploit the vast untapped resources of the Arctic as global heating opens up a new frontierDonald Trump’s cack-handed attempt to buy Greenland, and the shirty response of Denmark’s prime minister, provoked amusement last week. But it was mostly nervous laughter. The US int...
04:48, 08/25/2019

Heat wave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing and as Earther r...
23:16, 07/22/2019

RPT-Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the offshore border with Russia the company had hoped would contain oil....
09:32, 06/17/2019

Russian minister on transporting resources from the Arctic CNBC's Tanvir Gill speaks to Russian trade minister Denis Manturov. He says, in 10 years, the country expects to transport 200 million pounds of cargo a year from the Arctic....
02:32, 09/10/2019

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing, and as E...
12:16, 07/20/2019

Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the US's Arctic base there Preston Schlachter / North American Aerospace Defense Command / DVIDS US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to buy Greenland, The Wall Street Journal reported. The US operates Thule Air Base on the autonomous Danish territory, 750 miles north of the Arctic Circle. For much of the year, ...
21:00, 08/16/2019

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 miles a day....
04:00, 07/03/2019

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
02:16, 06/19/2019

Activists abandon occupation of drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed down from a Seadrill drilling rig in Norway on Tuesday and are no longer occupying it, the environmental group told Reuters....
08:32, 04/30/2019

First-ever beluga-narwhal hybrid found in the Arctic Thirty years ago, an Inuit man in west Greenland subsistence-hunting for whales shot a trio of strange cetaceans with front fins like belugas and tails like narwhals (the so-called "unicorns of the sea")....
21:32, 06/21/2019

Microplastics in the Arctic and the Alps may have blown in on the wind Microplastics have been found in the snow in remote areas, and they may have drifted in on the wind, raising questions about how much plastic we are inhaling...
02:32, 08/15/2019

China says to play constructive role in Arctic China will work with all parties to play a constructive role in the Arctic, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as the United States warned about Beijing's involvement in the region....
14:00, 05/07/2019

China's Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berated China this week for using its growing Arctic research program as a Trojan horse for its military and commercial goals....
12:32, 05/08/2019

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due to climate change, according to research published Monday....
06:48, 06/12/2019

Evgenia Arbugaeva's best photograph: an Arctic childhood ‘Tanya put on her favourite dress, wandered to the sea, and a dog started following her. There are lots of strays in Tiksi – people left their pets during the mass exodus’When the Soviet Union fell, thousands of people left small Russian Arctic towns such as Tiksi, where this photo was taken. It was...
12:16, 06/20/2019

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
20:32, 06/11/2019

Britain's easyJet hires Ryanair's operations chief Britain's easyJet on Thursday reported third quarter trading in line with expectations, boosted by more customers taking services like allocated seating, enabling it to reiterate its full-year profit forecasts....
09:48, 07/18/2019

Aerospace company Bombardier to sell UK, Morocco operations LONDON (AP) — Canadian aerospace company Bombardier says it will sell businesses in Northern Ireland and Morocco as part of a broad restructuring. The company said Thursday it will consolidate its aerospace operations into one unit. As a result, it will focus its business on manufacturing plane stru...
15:16, 05/02/2019

Drone flown near Museum Fire delays air operations PHOENIX (KPNX) – More than 600 fire personnel have been working tirelessly to put out the Museum Fire burning north of Flagstaff, but they were met with an unexpected distraction Wednesday. A drone impeded their operations in the air for a short time, according to Coconino National Forest offi...
04:16, 07/26/2019

Struggling Beauty Giant Coty to Restructure Operations Cosmetics-and-fragrance giant Coty said it would restructure its operations and take a $3 billion write-down on the multibillion-dollar beauty business it acquired nearly three years ago from Procter & Gamble....
16:48, 07/01/2019

Newspapers, digital news operations hit with layoffs as disruption About 1 in 4 American newspapers did layoffs in 2018 as the media continued to grapple with falling revenue, according to a Pew Research Center study.       ...
15:48, 08/01/2019

Operations In J&K Being Conducted In Professional, Dedicated Manner: Army The Army on Thursday said its operations in Jammu and Kashmir are conducted in a professional and dedicated manner and the force has a code of conduct which values human dignity....
14:16, 06/20/2019

LSU unveils jaw-dropping renovations to its Football Operations Building LSU's Football Operations Building has received around $28 million worth of renovations and expansions. They unveiled the work on Sunday.       ...
04:32, 07/22/2019

TD Bank Group's Profit Lifted by U.S. Retail Operations Toronto-Dominion Bank Group’s quarterly profit rose more than 4% from a year earlier, driven largely by higher loan and deposit volumes in its U.S. retail operations....
13:48, 08/29/2019

US Restricts Flight Operations After Iran Shoots Down Drone Washington on Thursday barred American civilian flights from Tehran-controlled airspace over the Gulf and Gulf of Oman "until further notice" after Iran shot down a US military drone....
16:16, 06/21/2019

Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, a rhetorical strike at Beijing as trade tensions mounted....
19:16, 08/23/2019

HK airport says it has injunction to stop protesters obstructing operations Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Wednesday it had obtained an interim injunction to restrain people from "unlawfully and wilfully obstructing" the operations of the city's international airport after another night of disruption by protesters....
04:00, 08/14/2019

ICE announces hundreds of migrants arrested in raid operations The Trump administration announced Tuesday that in a period of just over two months, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested more than 900 people who had remained in the country despite being ordered to leave....
23:00, 07/23/2019

General Motors cuts some 350 jobs in Thailand operations General Motors has cut about 350 jobs from its Thai subsidiary's operations, a labour representative said on Friday, slashing more than 15% of the workforce for the U.S. automaker that has two factories in Thailand....
22:16, 08/30/2019

Storm could become first hurricane of season and is already shutting down energy operations The U.S. energy industry has halted about a third of Gulf of Mexico oil production and expects more disruptions, as the industry braces for the first hurricane of the year....
22:32, 07/10/2019

Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations (Reuters Health) - Surgeons are no better at determining which patients might benefit from operations to treat torn knee cartilage than if they just flipped a coin, a new study suggests....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Trump EPA proposes easing methane limits at oil and gas operations The Trump administration on Thursday proposed easing Obama-era limits on oil and gas industry emissions of methane, one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change....
18:16, 08/29/2019

2 big US coal companies combine Wyoming, Colorado operations Two of the world’s largest coal producers have announced they will combine mining operations in Wyoming and Colorado in an attempt to improve their competitiveness against natural gas and renewable energy sources. Arch Coal and Peabody Energy are based in St. Louis and announced the joint vent...
19:32, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
14:16, 07/14/2019

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Media’s unfortunate situation which was then c...
05:00, 06/08/2019

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94 actions against organizations responsible for more than one billion illegal calls. As part of "Operation......
19:16, 06/25/2019

Twins conjoined by skulls separated after 50 hours of operations Two-year-old twins who were joined by their skulls and blood vessels have been successfully separated after having three major operations at a London hospital....
02:48, 07/16/2019

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
18:00, 06/03/2019

Barrick could sell some of Acacia Mining's operations after takeover -CEO Barrick Gold could sell some mining assets owned by Acacia Mining after it gains full control of its African unit, chief executive Mark Bristow told Reuters....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Biden Foundation suspends operations, effective immediately Former Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden "now will be devoting all their time and effort to the presidential campaign," board chair Ted Kaufman said on Thursday....
19:32, 04/28/2019

Trump EPA proposes scrapping methane limits at oil and gas operations The Trump administration on Thursday proposed rescinding Obama-era limits on oil and gas industry emissions of methane, one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change, a move that drew backlash from environmentalists and institutional investors....
17:48, 08/30/2019

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a series of posts on microblogging site Twitter, Koinex......
15:48, 06/27/2019

Early after routine heart procedures, other operations become riskier (Reuters Health) - Patients who have so-called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures to restore blood flow to the heart may be more likely to have complications with non-cardiac surgery than other people, a U.S. study suggests....
04:16, 08/31/2019

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
20:16, 07/09/2019

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 ...
10:48, 06/22/2019

Germany's Maas tours Canada's melting Arctic Visiting Canada's melting Arctic, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said Europe had an "extraordinary" task to slash fossil fuel emissions. If it didn't, climate warming would rob polar regions of more ice cover....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Microplastics Are Airborne, Polluted Arctic Snow Reveals Microplastic pollution has become so ubiquitous, it’s almost easier to find places covered in the stuff than not. High peaks, low valleys, and even the air we breathe is filled with microscopic bits of plastic. Read more......
08:32, 08/15/2019

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
21:32, 07/04/2019

Arctic wildfires raging amid record heatwave Wildfires have broken out across the arctic circle. The infernos currently raging throughout parts of Alaska, Greenland, and bits of northern Siberia and Scandinavia are believed to have been the result of lightning strikes, and made worse by an unusually hot summer caused by climate change, the BBC...
21:16, 07/27/2019

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-frozen surface is now sinking and dotted with melt ponds and from above looks a bit like Swiss cheese, satellite images reveal....
02:32, 06/15/2019

US Sinks Arctic Accord Due To Climate Change Differences The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tuesday, jeopardising cooperation in the polar region......
17:32, 05/07/2019

Arctic Council meets amid tensions over resources The eight-member Arctic Council is meeting in Finland as thawing of polar ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources. The US is set to strengthen its presence in the region....
17:32, 05/06/2019

Pompeo warns about Russia, China activities in Arctic U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed concern over Chinese and Russian investments in the Arctic and called on both countries to act responsibly in the region....
17:48, 05/06/2019

US warns China, Russia against aggression in Arctic region The Trump administration warned China and Russia on Monday the U.S. won’t stand for aggressive moves in the Arctic region, which is rapidly opening up to development and commerce as temperatures warm and sea ice melts...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Pence says China and Russia are increasingly active in the Arctic U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during a visit to Iceland on Wednesday that Russia and China were increasingly active across the Arctic region and praised Reykjavik for its security cooperation....
19:00, 09/04/2019

U.S. sinks Arctic accord due to climate change differences The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tuesday, jeopardizing cooperation in the polar region at the sharp edge of global warming....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
07:32, 07/03/2019

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Wednesday....
10:16, 06/13/2019

A Weather Station Above the Arctic Circle Hit 94.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Amid the hottest month in recorded history, some records still stand out as absolutely jaw dropping. That’s definitely true of a measurement made in the Arctic this July.Read more......
20:00, 08/15/2019

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
23:00, 08/14/2019

Plastic trash discovered in pristine Arctic snow We've polluted the deepest oceans with plastic trash, now it's the Arctic's turn: Blown by the wind, 'microplastics' have been discovered there.        ...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Bone-crushing hyenas lived in Canada's Arctic during the last Ice Age During the last ice age, bone-crushing hyenas stalked the snowy Canadian Arctic, likely satisfying their meat cravings by hunting herds of caribou and horses, while also scavenging mammoth carcasses on the tundra, a new study finds....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder, a fungus found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fungus on Earth, scientists say.The minuscule organisms were discovered in shallow water shal...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Pompeo Issues Warning to China, Russia on Arctic The U.S. warned against encroachment in the Arctic by China and Russia, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on nations with Arctic territory to guard against aggressive action in an area that has attracted global competition....
22:32, 05/06/2019

First battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
13:16, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Equinor's Norwegian Arctic exploration well proves to be dry Equinor's exploration well drilled near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic has proved to be dry, Norway's Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the Russian offshore border the company had hoped would be oil rich....
13:32, 06/17/2019

US vows to check 'aggressive' China, Russia in Arctic The eight-member Arctic Council is meeting in Finland as thawing of polar ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources. The US is set to strengthen its presence in the region....
03:16, 05/07/2019

Scientists Find Arctic Ocean Sea Ice Loaded With Microplastics At first glance, it looks like hard candy laced with flecks of fake fruit, or a third grader's art project confected from recycled debris. In reality, it's a sliver of Arctic Ocean sea ice riddled......
08:00, 08/19/2019

Arctic Norway island wants to be ‘time-free’ during summer COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Residents on an Arctic Norwegian island with 69 days of constant light in the summer say they want to go “time-free” and be more flexible with school and working hours to make the most of the long days. Resident Kjell Ove Hveding says people on the island of So...
17:00, 06/19/2019

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from space.The Arctic region has recorded it...
00:32, 07/27/2019

France's Total says know-how for Russian Arctic LNG-2 to slash costs Russia's Arctic LNG-2 project will be around a third cheaper to build than the country's Yamal LNG plant thanks to technology being built by Italy's Saipem, stakeholder Total said on Tuesday....
13:48, 06/25/2019

Are We Watching the Arctic Pass a Tipping Point This Summer? The Arctic’s summer of discontent is reaching a fever pitch this week. The heat wave that broke records in Europe is coming to Greenland and could melt enough ice to measurably raise global sea levels; wildfires are blazing on every continent, pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere; and sea ice ...
12:48, 07/31/2019

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
11:00, 04/29/2019

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves in the summer....
23:48, 05/29/2019

Pentagon warns on risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act as deterrents against nuclear attack, the Pentagon said in a report released on Thursday....
04:16, 05/03/2019

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say The cause of the reindeer deaths, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute, was starvation induced by altered conditions in the Arctic.        ...
22:16, 07/30/2019

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorolo...
17:00, 07/12/2019

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil in the Arctic sea and an Alaskan wildlife refuge after Donald Trump was elected president, according to documents that detail the British firm’s lobb...
16:48, 05/19/2019

VMware Appoints Pradeep Nair to Lead India Operations Global enterprise software leader VMware on Friday announced to appoint Pradeep Nair as vice president and managing director for its India operations....
17:48, 08/02/2019

Vector’s CEO departs, rocket company pausing its operations [Updated] Enlarge / In May 2018, Vector launched a full-scale prototype of the Vector-R rocket on a short flight. (credit: Vector) Saturday a.m. Update: Multiple former employees of the rocket company Vector in both California and Arizona have told Ars they were let go on Friday. Late Friday night, the comp...
23:32, 08/10/2019

Maker Faire ceases operations amid financial trouble It's a grim time for fans of homebrew gadget creation. Maker Media, the company responsible for Maker Faires and Make:, has stopped operations and laid off all its staff. CEO Dale Dougherty explained it to TechCrunch as a matter of financial troubl......
22:48, 06/08/2019

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
03:32, 05/24/2019

SpiceJet To Shift Entire Mumbai Operations To Terminal 2 From October 1 SpiceJet's entire operations (passenger and cargo) at Mumbai Airport will be consolidated at Terminal 2from October 1, said the airline's chairman in a statement....
12:48, 08/21/2019

FCA India Head Kevin Flynn To Helm Australia Operations Flynn will be taking charge of his new position immediately, however, he will also continue to head the India business until his successor is announced....
00:48, 08/02/2019

Norsk Hydro shares jump as Brazil operations ramp up Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has managed to ramp up operations at its Alunorte refinery in Brazil despite a cyber attack in March, the firm said on Tuesday, boosting its shares....
18:32, 07/23/2019

Trade war dims outlook for U.S. business operations in China: survey U.S. companies doing business in China are still making profits there, but 81% say escalating trade tensions between the world's two largest economies have affected their business operations, a survey released Thursday by the US-China Business Council found....
20:48, 08/29/2019

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission Science Operations Center (SOC)....
07:48, 07/02/2019

Indian Army Man To Head UN Peacekeeping Operations In South Sudan The commandant of the Indian Army Infantry School, Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar, has been appointed the commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the second biggest peacekeeping......
10:32, 05/25/2019

Baltimore police hire new operations, integrity bureau heads BALTIMORE (AP) — The police department of Baltimore, Maryland, has hired new leaders for its operations and public integrity bureaus. The Baltimore Sun reports police Commissioner Michael Harrison has hired Assistant Maryland Attorney General Michelle Wilson and the deputy police chief of Louisville...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Jony Ive is reportedly leaving Apple over its stifling operations focus Insider accounts provide greater insights into the departure of Apple's design chief Jonathan Ive, who apparently chafed at Tim Cook's focus on operations.Read More...
00:16, 07/02/2019

WhatsApp Warns Clones to Cease Bogus Operations in India Companies in India claiming that they can help people send bulk messages on WhatsApp must cease operations, the Facebook-owned messaging app warned on Thursday....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
23:16, 05/26/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Telescope Facility Management, Operations NASA has awarded a contract to University of Hawaii Systems in Honolulu for management and operational support of the agency’s Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) and related services....
00:48, 06/29/2019

UN quietly plans to move all humanitarian aid operations for Syria to Damascus As the Syrian war enters its eighth year, a chorus of criticism has erupted over leaked plans for the United Nations to shift all its aid operations to the capital Damascus, with many claiming that such a maneuver effectively enables to Bashar al Assad-regime to dominate the narrative of who receive...
19:16, 05/03/2019

New McLaren GT Special Operations showcase heading to Pebble Beach Bespoke division's architecture-inspired styling modifications to latest McLaren include unique paint and interior trim McLaren has unveiled a series of personalisation options open to buyers of its new GT through its in-house Special Operations division.  The McLaren GT by MSO will make its publ...
13:32, 08/15/2019

Conjoined Twin Girls Successfully Separated After 50 Hours of Operations Surgeons announced on Monday that they have separated conjoined twin sisters after multiple surgeries that took more than 50 hours to complete. Two-year-old Safa and Marwa Ullah underwent three surgeries carried out between October 2018 and February this year at Great Ormond Street Hospital in Londo...
09:32, 07/16/2019

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking its permission to call off the ongoing operation to......
16:32, 07/12/2019

MOVES-BlackRock Poaches AXA IM's Herzog as its French Operations Director BlackRock has named Sebastien Herzog, a senior official at French insurer AXA's investment management arm, as its operations director for France, Belgium and Luxembourg....
10:48, 09/03/2019

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the impoverished country....
18:00, 06/13/2019

US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.        ...
19:48, 07/14/2019

U.S. General Motors workers to strike, likely impact Canadian operations A strike by 49,200 union workers would bring to a halt GM’s U.S. production, and would likely stop the company from making vehicles in Canada and Mexico as well....
21:01, 09/15/2019

Libya suspends operations of 40 foreign firms including Total Move thought to be reaction to French reluctance to offer more explicit support for governmentLibya’s internationally recognised government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign companies including French oil multinational Total, a Libyan government official has said.The move is thought to have...
01:32, 05/10/2019

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested a Turkish ship dropping anchor there....
02:32, 07/10/2019

IndiGo, SpiceJet To Partially Shift Operations To T3 Of Delhi Airport IndiGo and SpiceJet are set to commence their partial domestic operations from Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi from September 5, GMR-led Delhi International Airport......
19:48, 09/02/2019

Shaw Air Force Base will pause operations after rise in suicides Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina is planning a tactical stand-down over three days in August and September to help those at the base "recharge" following the suicides of three airmen in the past year...
22:16, 08/24/2019

Public safety concern suspends operations at Port of San Luis SAN LUIS, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection suspended operations at the U.S. Port of Entry in San Luis Monday morning due to a public safety concern, officials say. The Port of San Luis has temporarily suspended operations due to a public safety concern. CBP will advise the public w...
10:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, a rhetorical strike at Beijing as trade tensions mounted....
19:16, 08/23/2019

Sacramento Kings Use Their Free Time To Get Everyone To Argue About The Order Of Operations Today the Sacramento Kings and De’Aaron Fox invited everyone into their shared mind palace when they asked what the answer to this seemingly simple math equation. The result was chaos, and it nearly broke the Deadspin staff, although to be fair, basically any meaningless argument can break the Deads...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Capuano hired as baseball union's director of operations Retired pitcher Chris Capuano has been hired as director of operations of the Major League Baseball Players Association after receiving a master's degree in business administration degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology       ...
03:00, 07/06/2019

USS Lincoln, USS Kearsarge conduct joint operations in Persian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducted joint operations with their strike groups in the Persian gulf last week amid rising tensions with Iran....
19:32, 05/20/2019

NORTHCOM commander warns the Arctic is an 'avenue of approach' for Russia The Arctic could be a key avenue for Russian cruise missiles, and the military must engage in the region to protect against it, according to a top U.S. general....
04:48, 07/23/2019

Arctic Race: Penultimate stage ‘ideally suited’ for Lutsenko "Astana’s Alexey Lutsenko may be nine seconds down to cycling’s ‘Mr Everything’ Mathieu van der Poel at the halfway mark of the four-day Arctic Race of Norway, but the current Kazakhstan road race champion is confident of what lies ahead."...
14:00, 08/17/2019

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming....
22:16, 06/17/2019

U.S. Pressure Blocks Declaration on Climate Change at Arctic Talks The disagreement left the Arctic Council, which was formed to help protect the region's fragile environment, unable to issue a joint declaration for the first time in its history....
16:16, 05/07/2019

An Arctic fox made an epic 4400-kilometre-long journey over sea ice In 2018, a satellite-tracked Arctic fox migrated across sea ice from Svalbard to northeast Canada – but repeat journeys may soon be impossible as the poles warm...
17:32, 06/25/2019

U.S. rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official The United States rejects attempts by countries, like China, that are not members of the eight-nation Arctic Council, to claim a role in crafting policies governing the polar region, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday before a meeting of the group in Finland next week....
04:16, 05/03/2019

Pompeo: Russia is "aggressive" in Arctic, China's work there also needs watching U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Russia is behaving aggressively in the Arctic and China's actions there had to be watched closely as well, amid growing divisions in the polar region over global warming and access to minerals....
22:16, 05/06/2019

U.S. sinks Arctic accord due to climate change differences: diplomats The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tuesday, jeopardising cooperation in the polar region at the sharp edge of global warming....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
17:16, 07/12/2019

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic’s com...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Arctic shipwreck reveals new details of tragic 1845 expedition Canadian researchers have released dramatic images of the HMS Terror, which has been “frozen in time” after sinking about 170 years ago during an Arctic expedition in which famed British explorer John Franklin perished. The warship vanished alongside the HMS Erebus during Franklin’s storied mi...
05:48, 08/30/2019

OneWeb’s first commercial satellite service will bring broadband to the Arctic OneWeb, which recently launched a constellation of satellites to deliver broadband globally, is opening its first commercial service in the Arctic.Read More...
14:00, 09/04/2019

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska, Greenland and throughout Siberia....
16:16, 07/25/2019

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come again so soon.Read more......
23:16, 07/12/2019

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burning in remote parts of the region that are being s...
00:00, 07/19/2019

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
19:32, 06/14/2019

New Footage Shows Just How Alarmingly Fast an Arctic Island Is Crumbling Into the Sea As temperatures skyrocket at the top of the world, coastlines are thawing and disintegrating into the ocean. While we think of this as a gradual process, a new drone survey of a portion of Herschel Island in the Canadian Arctic shows just how quickly once-frozen coasts can be erased.Read more......
16:32, 06/19/2019

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Lamborghini Takes 7 Huracan EVOs On An Expedition Above The Arctic Circle Lamborghini has announced adding Noway to its list of most spectacular places and roads in the world to discover as part of its expedition series, Lamborghini Avventura. The supercars went above the......
15:16, 07/31/2019

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
01:48, 07/04/2019

Polar cruise boom harming the Arctic, explorer warns German adventurer Arved Fuchs says he has seen Inuit villages flooded with gawping tourists – ‘Party ships have no place here’One of the world’s leading polar explorers has warned against the explosive growth in cruise ship tourism in the Arctic, calling it damaging to both the local environment and...
09:32, 08/13/2019

Fantastic arctic fox: animal walks 3,500km from Norway to Canada Epic journey by female fox includes fastest movement rate for species ever recordedAn arctic fox has walked more than 3,500km (2,000 miles) from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, astonishing researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute.The animal, known as a coastal or blue fox, was fitted with a tr...
08:00, 07/02/2019

Lightning Struck Near the North Pole as the Arctic Continues to Unravel In the scheme of things, a freak lightning storm near the North Pole probably isn’t the biggest concern about the rapidly warming Arctic. But it’s yet another sign that the Arctic continues to have an abnormal one this summer.Read more......
11:32, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Whale Deaths In US' West Coast May Be Linked To Arctic Warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientists Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the second-lowest level recorded for this time of year after July temperatures spiked in areas around the North Pole....
22:16, 07/20/2019

World's First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship To Sail For The Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
17:00, 07/01/2019

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization....
11:48, 07/21/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth....
00:48, 05/06/2019

Environmental activists climb aboard Equinor drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed on Monday aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor to explore for oil and gas in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
07:32, 04/29/2019

Arctic sea ice coverage drops below 1.5M square miles for second time since 1979 For just the second time since scientists started tracking Arctic sea ice coverage in 1979, the sea ice extent has dropped below 1.5 million square miles, or 4 million square kilometers....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Wildfires: blazes rage in Arctic during severe heatwave – video The Arctic Circle is suffering from an unprecedented number of wildfires in the latest sign of a climate crisis. With some blazes the size of 100,000 football pitches, vast areas in Siberia, Alaska and Greenland are engulfed in flames. The World Meteorological Organisation has said these fires emitt...
00:32, 07/27/2019

Pompeo warns of dangers of Russian and Chinese activities in the Arctic In a speech at the Arctic Council, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Moscow and Beijing have been acting aggressively in the region threatening its stability and future economic prospects....
21:48, 05/06/2019

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed its warning? Continue reading......
01:32, 07/02/2019

Russia's floating nuclear plant sets sail for the Arctic A seaborne nuclear plant has started its journey across the Arctic Circle to supply power to a Siberian town. Russian activists warned the barge could become a "Chernobyl on ice."...
17:48, 08/23/2019

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential....
18:16, 05/25/2019

Cocktail of the Week: The Refuge’s Come As You Are gin cocktail This twist on a summer English spritz uses Earl Grey-infused gin - just add plenty strawberries to garnishWe came up with this fantastic party sharer to celebrate Manchester Pride this weekend. It’s our take on a classic summer English spritz, using Earl Grey for its distinctive, crisp flavour. Infu...
17:48, 08/23/2019

Avid players worry about future as Oro Valley mulls changes to its golf operations ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Since moving to the desert from Seattle in 2005 to play golf year-round, Mike Schoeppach found a home at El Conquistador, Oro Valley’s 36-hole golf layout. “When I first moved here, the first thing my wife said was you got to join and I was shocked and pretty ha...
07:32, 07/20/2019

Airline Involved in 2 Deadly Alaska Crashes Suspends Operations, Officials Say Taquan Air, which operates sightseeing tours and regular air service, was involved in two crashes within a week, officials said. Eight people were killed....
10:32, 05/22/2019

Jaguar Land Rover in uphill battle to revive China operations Jaguar Land Rover is overhauling its Chinese dealer network because it provides insufficient exposure to the country's biggest cities. JLR's $4 billion writedown in February pushed owner Tata Motors to a record loss....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Papa John's hires McDonald's veteran as head of restaurant operations Papa John's International Inc said on Monday it has appointed a McDonald's Corp veteran to the newly created role of chief of restaurants operations, as the pizza chain remodels itself after the departure of its scandal-hit founder....
17:16, 07/08/2019

Search-and-rescue operations launched in Channel amid wave of crossings Border Force responds to ‘a number of incidents’ out at seaSearch-and-rescue operations have been launched according to the coastguard after eight people were detained on the Kent coast.Border Force said it was responding to a “number of incidents” out at sea. Continue reading......
19:01, 08/31/2019

Defending champion Red Sox fire Dave Dombrowski as president of baseball operations Less than a year after the club won the World Series, David Dombrowski has been fired as president of baseball operations for the Boston Red Sox.       ...
10:32, 09/09/2019

Ather Energy Commences Operations In Chennai; Prices Start At Rs. 1.19 Lakh Homegrown EV manufacturer Ather Energy has commenced its operations in Chennai, its second market after Bengaluru. The company held its first customer event last weekend in the city, and has also......
16:16, 07/08/2019

U.S. Commander Scott Miller: Pentagon not scaling back Afghan operations The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan denied reports Tuesday that the Pentagon is scaling down operations in the war-torn Middle Eastern nation....
00:32, 08/15/2019

Britain's easyJet reassures on outlook, hires Ryanair operations chief Britain's easyJet on Thursday reported third quarter trading in line with expectations, boosted by more customers taking optional extra services and enabling it to reiterate its full-year profit forecasts....
10:48, 07/18/2019

Trump picks ICE director as new acting chief of all border and customs operations President Trump has selected acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan to be the acting head the Department of Homeland Security agency that oversees all border and customs operations, according to a source with firsthand knowledge of the discussions....
02:32, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 3-Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
22:32, 05/26/2019

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
17:16, 07/01/2019

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy operations, reviewing Maduro envoys Canada will suspend operations at its embassy in Venezuela immediately because its diplomats will no longer be able to obtain visas, the Canadian foreign minister said on Sunday....
04:16, 06/03/2019

Divers to test Danube in prep for cruise ship search operations Hungarian and South Korean authorities decided to send divers into the Danube River early Monday to see if they can start searching for the missing victims in last week's deadly boat sinking, officials said....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Ted Leonsis announces sweeping changes to Monumental’s basketball operations, hire of Wizards GM The move places the NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s Mystics, G League’s Capital City Go-Go and the NBA2K team, District Gaming, under the banner of Monumental Basketball....
21:32, 07/22/2019

In the Mediterranean, US aircraft carrier operations serve as floating American diplomacy For the first time since 2016, the United States is deploying two Nimitz class aircraft carriers, the John C. Stennis and the Abraham Lincoln, showing Moscow that the United States will not in any way back down in this important geopolitical area. CNN was given exclusive access....
21:32, 04/28/2019

The EPA Is Pausing Operations at Toxic Sites as Hurricane Dorian Lashes the Southeast In response to Hurricane Dorian arriving in the South, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun to temporarily shutdown operations at some of the region’s most toxic facilities.Read more......
08:48, 09/06/2019

Trump says Taliban talks 'dead,' U.S. military to ramp up Afghanistan operations U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is likely to ramp up operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks....
03:32, 09/10/2019

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future lifesaving efforts in the Mediterranean....
18:48, 08/06/2019

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
00:48, 08/08/2019

New Florida law allows medics to carry firearms when responding to 'high-risk' operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids....
12:16, 07/02/2019

New Florida law allows medics to carry guns when responding to ‘high-risk’ operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids. Florida House Bill 487, which was signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 7, allows all “tactical medica...
20:48, 07/02/2019

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
02:00, 08/13/2019

Uber faces lawsuit by Australian taxi drivers for 'illegal operations' A law firm filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially....
11:00, 05/03/2019

CFMoto To Start India Operations With 4 Motorcycles; Launch Date Announced Chinese-motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto has announced it will be introducing four motorcycles in India on July 4, 2019. The bike maker has tied up with Bangalore-based AMW Motorcycles to establish its......
22:48, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence. The airport had closed check-in for remaining flights late Tuesday afternoon as protesters swarmed the terminal and blocked access to immigration for...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic  No commercial fishing currently takes place in the High Arctic, but fish stocks are shifting and fishers and scientists have wondered what the northernmost seas on the planet hold....
04:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Equinor aims to replicate Arctic field savings at Rosebank Norway's Equinor and its partners will look to replicate savings from the Arctic Johan Castberg field off Norway at Rosebank, one of the largest undeveloped oil and gas fields on the British continental shelf....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Russia's first seaborne nuclear power plant sets sail across Arctic Russia's first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide power to one of the country's most remote regions, sparking environmental concerns....
23:16, 08/23/2019

Falih: Saudi Aramco extends offer to buy stake in Arctic LNG 2 - TASS Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said Saudi Aramco had extended its offer to join Russian gas producer Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project and that he hoped Novatek would agree to it, TASS news agency reported on Monday....
11:32, 06/10/2019

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
16:48, 06/18/2019

Arctic Marathoner Donates Amputated Toes For A Hotel's Infamous Cocktail Not all of them were going to make it home with him after he had to be evacuated from the Yukon Arctic Ultra by snowmobile in February 2018, suffering from deep frostbite during the 300-mile race....
04:16, 06/19/2019

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Russia opens first train service to 'fascinating' Arctic The first tourist train travelling through Russia's Arctic region and on to Norway set off from Saint Petersburg station on Wednesday with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey....
17:16, 06/06/2019

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is acce...
20:16, 06/18/2019

Riders observe minute's silence for Felice Gimondi at Arctic Race "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday."...
14:00, 08/17/2019

US warns Beijing's Arctic activity risks creating 'new South China Sea' Secretary of state chides China’s ‘aggressive behaviour’Pompeo also accuses Russia of ‘provocative actions’The US plans to beef up its Arctic presence to keep Russia’s and China’s “aggressive behaviour” in check in the resource-rich region, the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has warned“The region ...
00:16, 05/07/2019

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respiratory problems for people....
18:00, 08/17/2019

China’s Arctic ambitions threaten the West, Pompeo warns in Europe China will cause economic and military havoc in the Arctic if regional powers fail to curb Beijing’s “pattern of aggressive behavior,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Monday....
03:16, 05/07/2019

Skipping a flight might not save the Arctic, but it means you care | Oliver Burkeman There are no strictly rational grounds for making personal sacrifices for the climateIn 2005, the philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong wrote a paper, It’s Not My Fault, arguing that none of us has a moral obligation to reduce our carbon emissions. He didn’t deny the looming emergency; he simply coul...
20:16, 07/19/2019

Mike Pompeo Won’t Mention Climate Change at the Arctic Council Summit (ROVANIEMI, Finland) — The Arctic is melting, but don’t ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in the world’s “high north” is first and foremost an opportunity to exploit rather than a crisis...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo rejects Canada's claims to Arctic route as 'illegitimate' Speech to Arctic Council delegates prompted frustration and surprise among experts and government officialsThe US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has rejected Canada’s claims to the Northwest Passage as “illegitimate,” in a high-profile foreign policy speech which prompted frustration and surprise am...
19:16, 05/07/2019

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about 150 miles east of the American air base at Thule, Greenland. The stated purpose of Camp Century was to improve the American defense capability in the ...
02:32, 05/08/2019

‘No negotiations:’ Inuit group asks for Eastern Arctic areas to not be developed "There's some very highly sensitive areas," said P.J. Akeeagok, president of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association. "There's no negotiations on certain points in terms of areas where we feel there's absolutely no way we see an opportunity for oil and gas."...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Long Frozen Organisms in the Arctic Awakened, Hinting at Life on Other Planets In recent years, researchers have reawakened life in frozen organisms in the Arctic permafrost, bringing them back to life. ...
23:16, 07/08/2019

Scientists find ‘very high’ levels of microplastics in Arctic ice Meaning microplastics are traveling through the very air we breathe. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.       ...
00:32, 08/15/2019

Trump administration puts offshore drilling expansion in Arctic, Atlantic on ice Enlarge / Shell has halted the controversial oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea, citing the marginal discovery of oil was "not enough to continue the search for the foreseeable" future. In a statement on September 28, the company said, "Shell will now cease further exploration activity in offshore Alas...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Arctic Ocean could have no ice in September if global temps rise, study warns A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) and climate conditions continue to worsen. “Most likely, September Arctic sea ice wil...
15:01, 08/15/2019

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
23:16, 07/03/2019

Gray whale deaths on West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Starvation deaths of 200 reindeer in Arctic caused by climate change, say researchers Comparable death toll has been recorded only once before, says Norwegian Polar InstituteAbout 200 reindeer have been found dead from starvation in the Arctic archipelago Svalbard, an unusually high number, the Norwegian Polar Institute has said, pointing the finger at climate change.During an annual...
08:16, 07/30/2019

Coast Guard plans to add resources in Arctic to counter Russia, China The U.S. Coast Guard wants to add resources to the Arctic because "dramatic changes in the physical environment" of the region have allowed China and Russia to become more competitive there....
18:32, 04/28/2019

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska and Siberia and Greenland has experienced rapid ice loss as usually frigid regions have experienced he...
02:48, 08/03/2019

An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research buoy adrift in hazardous pack ice....
06:16, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Environmental activists climb aboard Equinor drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor to explore for oil and gas in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
08:32, 04/29/2019

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
18:48, 07/29/2019

Arctic fox sets record with epic 2,000-mile trek from Norway to Canada This stone cold fox just set a new land-speed record for the species by traveling more than 2,000 miles from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, according to stunned researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute. But the epic trek didn’t take place all at once — it happened in three freezing-temp...
16:48, 07/02/2019

The Gateway Protecting the Arctic's Oldest Sea Ice Has Collapsed Months Ahead of Schedule Every summer as the Arctic warms up, seasonal highways open on the ocean, allowing sea ice to migrate southward and melt. Now, satellite data is revealing that the gateway to one critical highway—the Nares Strait dividing northwest Greenland and Canada’s Ellesmere Island—has broken up months ahead o...
01:32, 06/27/2019

The Veja way: inside the cult sneaker brand's operations in Amazonia – a photo essay Thanks to its ethical credentials and stylish designs, the trainer brand has amassed a devoted following. Here, its co-founder, Sébastien Kopp, files his travelogue from a trip to Amazonia where the shoes are madeWe started working in Amazonia, in the Brazilian state of Acre, in 2004. Acre is a fron...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Newmont Goldcorp temporarily suspends operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp said on Sunday it has temporarily suspended operations at the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after the resumption of a previously lifted blockade by a trucking contractor and some members of the Cedros community....
03:32, 09/16/2019

Hemmed in by sanctions, Venezuela central bank moves forex operations to cash Venezuela's central bank has begun using piles of cash rather than electronic transfer to sell foreign exchange to local banks, according to five finance sector sources, a sign of how the nation's economy has become increasingly primitive amid a hyperinflationary meltdown....
00:48, 05/04/2019

Tony Soprano's house is for sale, in case you need a base for your legitimate business operations Attention law-abiding civilians looking for a place to live in New Jersey, regardless of whether or not you have connections to any organizations: The house in North Caldwell, New Jersey, used for the exterior shots of Tony Soprano’s house on HBO’s The Sopranos is for sale, and it might be perfect f...
03:32, 06/03/2019

India suspends operations in major east Indian port after cyclone warning India has suspended operations at a major port on its east coast until an impending cyclone makes landfall on Friday, a port official in the mineral rich eastern state of Odisha said....
17:00, 05/01/2019

NASA Awards Launch Range Operations Contract for Wallops Flight Facility NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC of Columbia, Maryland, to provide launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia....
01:32, 06/06/2019

Southwest ekes out profit as bookings offset MAX groundings; Newark operations ceased Southwest Airlines Co eked out a small profit in the second quarter on Thursday as strong bookings offset the financial blow of the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets, which forced the carrier to cease operations at Newark Liberty International airport....
15:48, 07/25/2019

Navy Deploys 3 Ships For Rescue Operations Ahead Of Cyclone Fani Landfall As Cyclone Fani is due to make landfall on Friday, the Indian Navy has deployed three naval ships so that it can launch rescue operation after the cyclone hits the coastline of Odisha....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Cyclone Fani Updates: Storm Hits Bengal, Flight Operations To Resume Soon Cyclone Fani has entered West Bengal, hours after making landfall and causing havoc in Odisha on Friday. One of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, the cyclone uprooted......
06:00, 05/04/2019

Cyclist who underwent 10 operations after being crushed by lorry says London roads are too dangerous for bikes A student who underwent almost six months of hospital treatment following a cycle crash today urged riders to be more safety conscious — and called for more to be done to protect them....
13:00, 07/23/2019

Ted Leonsis reveals new structure for Wizards basketball operations, a unique model for an NBA team The move places the NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s Mystics, G League’s Capital City Go-Go and the NBA2K team, District Gaming, under the banner of Monumental Basketball....
02:48, 07/23/2019

Google appoints Stanley Chen to head Greater China sales, operations Alphabet Inc's Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations, the company said in a statement on Monday....
06:00, 06/17/2019

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
18:16, 05/23/2019

Glencore to expand controversial mining operations at McArthur River in Northern Territory Mine has been subject to allegations of contaminating environment and mismanagement of toxic waste Glencore has been given the green light to start work on its plans to vastly extend its controversial mining operations at McArthur River in the Northern Territory.The resource company, McArthur River ...
06:16, 08/21/2019

Alaska's Taquan Air suspends operations after two deadly floatplane crashes in one week All Taquan Air commuter and sightseeing flights have been cancelled indefinitely, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.        ...
06:16, 05/22/2019

Lakers won't replace Magic Johnson as president of basketball operations, per report It's the latest odd wrinkle in the Lakers' front office upheaval. General manager Rob Pelinka will report directly to owner Jeanie Buss.        ...
15:16, 05/18/2019

An Arctic shipwreck 'frozen in time' is revealing new details of a tragic 1845 expedition Researchers in Canada have released new images of a remarkably well-preserved shipwreck that will shed new light on the ill-fated 1845 Arctic expedition in which famed British explorer John Franklin died....
23:48, 08/29/2019

Arctic fox stuns scientists by traveling 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at her fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as she crossed Greenland.        ...
21:32, 07/02/2019

Amid Climate Change, Arctic Region Evolves Into Strategic, Economic Hotspot (TASIILAQ, Greenland) — From a helicopter, Greenland’s brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole population wouldn’t fill a football stadium — are poor, with a high rate of substance ab...
22:16, 08/25/2019

TABLE-Two Arc7 Arctic LNG tankers start sea trials to join Yamal fleet A new Arc7 class ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, the Nikolay Urvantsev, is undergoing sea trials, Refinitiv data shows, becoming the 13th vessel to join a fleet servicing Novatek's Yamal plant. The vessel, previously known only as DMSE 2432, is owned by Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) an...
10:32, 06/18/2019

Explosion At Arctic Missile Testing Site Kills 5: Russia Nuclear Agency Russia's nuclear agency on Saturday said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site had killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two....
19:32, 08/10/2019

Historic Europe Heat Wave Incinerates Records, May Speed Up Arctic Melt A historic heat wave is bringing unprecedented temperatures to Western Europe, and is poised to expand northeastward to Scandinavia and into the Arctic by late this weekend....
05:32, 07/25/2019

Alaska natives accuse White House of hiding Arctic oil impact information Alaska Natives and environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, accusing it of concealing information about the effects of oil development in the long-protected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge....
01:16, 08/01/2019

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
12:00, 06/19/2019

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a new record and stunning scientists....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
06:48, 07/03/2019

United States Rattles Arctic Talks With a Sharp Warning to China and Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking in Finland at a meeting of the Arctic Council, warned both countries against “aggressive” actions in the region....
22:48, 05/06/2019

Russia has tripled military presence in Crimea for 'possible offensive operations' against Ukraine, says intel report Russia has nearly tripled its military manpower in Crimea since illegally annexing the peninsula in 2014, an intelligence report says, in preparation for possible further incursions into Ukraine....
00:48, 08/08/2019

FDNY Special Operations Command Task Force run dual terror attack drill A terrorist’s bomb has just reverberated through a Brooklyn commuter tunnel at the height of the Wednesday morning rush, clouding the already dark passage with smoke and wounding several. With the FDNY still racing to the rescue, another call crackles over the radio: A large boat hosting a fundraise...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Iran's Quds force chief Soleimani says 'insane operations' are Israel's last struggles: tweet The chief of Iran's Quds force, Qassem Soleimani, reacting to an Israeli air strike in Syria and the crash of two Israeli drones in a Beirut suburb, tweeted on Sunday that "these were the last struggles" of Israel....
08:48, 08/26/2019

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country....
15:16, 07/18/2019

Peace operations benefit from improved cooperation between the UN and troop-providing countries, says peacekeeping chief Cooperation between the UN Secretariat; Security Council; and countries contributing troops and police to peacekeeping operations; is “a crucial factor” to enhancing those operations, the UN peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Wednesday....
08:48, 07/11/2019

Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations - sources Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional aerospace companies in a new "space race," four people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
22:32, 05/31/2019

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a report released on Monday by an independent United Nations group looking into military-business ties in...
23:48, 08/05/2019

Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations Call9 is shutting down operations and it let go about 100 people in the process, the CEO Timothy Peck told CNBC. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit, and is planning to pivot the business....
19:32, 06/25/2019

As Yemen relief operations face funding gap, timing of surge in violence ‘couldn't be worse’ The situation in Yemen is “very fragile”, the top United Nations humanitarian official has warned, noting that as many as 13 people have been killed and at least 70 wounded over the past three days during clashes in two governorates....
17:16, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Southwest ekes out profit as bookings offset MAX groundings; Newark operations ceased Southwest Airlines Co eked out a small profit in the second quarter on Thursday as strong bookings offset the financial blow of the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets, which forced the carrier to cease operations at Newark Liberty International airport....
14:16, 07/25/2019

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
00:32, 05/30/2019

KTM RC 125 Deliveries Begin Across India KTM India recently introduced the RC 125 in the country. The baby KTM RC 125 is the brand's smallest full faired offering and shares its underpinnings with the KTM 125 Duke. Priced at Rs. 1.47 lakh......
17:16, 06/26/2019

'Frozen in time' wreck sheds new light on Franklin's ill-fated 1845 Arctic quest British polar explorer and 130-strong crew vanished at seaLogs and maps could still be intact after 170 years underwaterEvidence recovered from beneath the bitter cold of Canada’s Arctic Ocean will shed new light on the final days the ill-fated expedition of the British polar explorer Sir John Frank...
22:16, 08/28/2019

Arctic lightning: A bolt struck sea ice just 110 miles from the North Pole in June, making history New details on a rare burst of lightning near the North Pole reveals the northernmost lightning strike detected occurred in June and was far closer to the Pole than the Arctic lightning in August....
06:48, 08/29/2019

A doomed 1845 expedition to the Arctic killed 129 men. Now the ship’s artifacts have been found ‘frozen in time.’ For generations, Inuit oral histories told disturbing stories of the 100-plus starving crew members who came ashore an Arctic island like refugees after their ship got stuck in ice....
18:48, 08/29/2019

U.S. Refuses to Recognize Threat of Arctic Climate Change as Trump Official Cheers Melting Sea Ice A rational person looking at the collapse of the Arctic as we’ve known it for at least 115,000 years would see an ecological and humanitarian crisis. For the Trump administration, it’s just another business opportunity and chance to peddle climate denial.Read more......
22:48, 05/07/2019

Trump administration pushed to strip mention of climate change from Arctic policy statement The administration objected to language that, while nonbinding, could be read as a collective commitment to address the effects of climate change in the Arctic, diplomats said....
23:16, 05/02/2019

From Abba to the Arctic Monkeys, the perfect pop songs have one thing in common | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is a reason radio edits last about three minutes: because that is how songs should have been bornI used to be a huge fan of Phil Spector. Then he was convicted of murder, which rather took the shine off things. But Spector, I’m afraid, remains for me the king of pop. Not Michael Jackson, who h...
08:48, 05/31/2019

Russia open to private companies developing energy-rich Arctic shelf: minister Russia's natural resources and environment minister said on Wednesday he supported allowing private oil and gas companies to work on the Arctic shelf....
06:16, 09/04/2019

Leaked documents reveal Huawei’s secret operations to build North Korea’s wireless network The company, which faces growing scrutiny and suspicion, worked with another Chinese firm to funnel equipment across the border for nearly a decade, internal documents say....
14:16, 07/22/2019

WRAPUP 3-Warren Buffett praises Kraft Heinz operations, says Wells Fargo made 'big mistakes' Warren Buffett on Saturday signaled his commitment to Kraft Heinz Co and defended his actions toward Wells Fargo & Co, two of the largest investments at his Berkshire Hathaway Inc, despite mistakes at both that have caused many investors to sour on them....
20:48, 05/04/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Scotiabank to sell Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands operations to Oriental Bank Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third biggest lender, said on Wednesday it would sell its operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Oriental Bank for $560 million in cash....
03:32, 06/27/2019

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to them on Monday in a ceremony organised by the Gove...
19:48, 04/28/2019

President Trump Threatens Cuba With Complete Embargo If Cuban Troops Continue Operations in Venezuela (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration declared quick and enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro, hoping for decisive action in the political crisis that has engulfed the South American nation. ...
09:48, 05/01/2019

Florida wildlife services declared open season in Florida — for iguanas Getty Images/carstenbrandt Record-breaking heat in Florida is attracting green iguanas, so much so that homeowners are now encouraged to kill the invasive species on their property. Green iguanas are not native to Florida and are considered an invasive species. The reptile is not protected under th...
03:48, 07/28/2019

Red Cross to begin aid to Venezuela by mid-April The president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, has claimed victory after the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies announced Friday it would have unhindered access to bring aid into the struggling country....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Restaurants begin to take avocados off menus Pricey avocados are causing restaurants to take them off the menu. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
17:32, 07/19/2019

New MLB All-Star vote set to begin with 'primary' MLB is switching to a two-phase process to elect All-Star starters via fan voting, with the "primary" phase to begin Tuesday followed by "The Starters Election" on June 26....
18:32, 05/28/2019

BJP To Begin Membership Drive From July 6 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will begin its membership drive from July 6, the birth anniversary of its founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, and continue it till August 10. The saffron party claims to......
03:00, 06/15/2019

Lightning kills 2 giraffes at same Florida wildlife park in 'billion to one' tragedy Lion Country Safari in Loxahatchee, Florida, said medical reports confirmed the giraffes died instantaneously when they were struck by lightning.        ...
22:16, 06/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s final weeks: Timeline of apparent suicide attempt, cellmate transfer, jail operations Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sex trafficking minors, was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell early Saturday in an apparent suicide that has raised questions as to how exactly the wealthy financier could have killed himself in a high-security federal lockup in which he was supposed to be clo...
00:00, 08/13/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, the Endangered Jaguar, Gives Birth to a Baby Cub at ...
02:48, 05/25/2019

Alabama fugitive who fed meth to pet 'attack squirrel' named Deeznutz charged with wildlife offense An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called "attack squirrel" he considered a pet has been charged with wildlife offense.        ...
17:48, 07/03/2019

Can you just start dabbling in AI and begin seeing big results? (VB Live) You have big expectations for AI-powered customer service tech, but is it the tech's fault if they aren't met? The 5 biggest mistakes made implementing AI.Read More...
02:00, 06/28/2019

NBA mock draft 3.0: Who will Knicks take? When will intrigue really begin? Zion Williamson is a huge talent, but hardly the only intrigue or storyline in Thursday’s NBA draft at Barclays Center. Will the Knicks hold onto the third pick, and if so, will they take RJ Barrett as expected or Darius Garland? After the Pelicans got the No. 4 pick in the Anthony Davis deal, do......
14:00, 06/20/2019

VW says 'concrete' talks to begin for new European plant Volkswagen Group says it will start "concrete negotiations" for a new multibrand car assembly plant in Europe. Locations in Bulgaria, Serbia and Turkey are being considered for the factory, press reports have said....
16:32, 05/14/2019

NFL to begin 100th season with Packers-Bears The newly dedicated statue of Chicago Bears and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton stands outside Soldier Field during an unveiling ceremony of statues honoring George Halas and Payton, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) CHICAGO (AP) — Sweetness. Di...
13:48, 09/06/2019

Faithful Muslims around the world begin celebrating Eid BEIRUT (AP) — Muslims across the Middle East and beyond are celebrating the start of the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a time for family and festivities. The holiday marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, when devout Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. As in previous years, the Muslim world ...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.        ...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Jurors to begin deliberations in Nxivm trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere will begin mulling his fate Wednesday. The deliberations follow a seven-week trial in which prosecutors claimed the Nxivm leader used his inner circle to groom women for sex. Prosecutors said he led a secret master-slave group called DOS, ...
16:32, 06/19/2019

UK Parliament Suspension Set To Begin After MPs Vote On Election Britain's parliament will be suspended for five weeks on Monday following another expected defeat by MPs for Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he battles to salvage his hardline Brexit strategy amid......
17:01, 09/09/2019

Mass immigration raids set to begin this Sunday By Julia Ainsley WASHINGTON — Nationwide immigration raids that were postponed three weeks ago are now scheduled to begin on Sunday, two senior Department of Homeland Security officials told NBC News. The mass raids, to be conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, are set to target roughly 2...
16:48, 07/11/2019

US, Mexico begin talks to try and avoid tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration problem worse....
20:00, 06/03/2019

Judge orders FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is ordering the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing the health effects of e-cigarettes. The ruling handed down Wednesday says the agency abdicated its legal duty when it postponed reviewing all U.S. vaping products by several years. The American Academy ...
00:32, 05/16/2019

Singapore to begin testing driverless buses Singapore will next week begin a public trial of driverless buses that can be booked with an app, part of ambitions to roll out autonomous vehicles across the city-state.       ...
17:48, 08/20/2019

NBA Draft intrigue will really begin with Pelicans’ other pick The Pelicans are on the clock. Not for the No. 1 pick. Barring a stunning turn of events, that will be Zion Williamson. No, Thursday night’s NBA draft at Barclays Center will truly begin when New Orleans decides what to do with its second selection, the fourth-overall choice it obtained from the Lak...
05:48, 06/20/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders begin for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape Limited-edition launch version of first production car on MEB platform to have 261-mile range and cost less than £34,000 Volkswagen has opened registrations for its ID 3 electric hatchback in Europe ahea...
01:16, 05/09/2019

Six Daypacks to Pick Up Before Your Summer Adventures Begin Aside from solid hiking footwear, I would argue that a decent daypack is the most important piece of gear for a hiker to have in his or her arsenal. By now, we all know we should hike with the Ten Essentials, right? So you’re going to to need to stash that stuff somewhere. Hooray for daypacks!...
01:48, 06/05/2019