Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Science

In this June 26, 2017, photo, wildlife researcher In Hul of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society picks up an egg of a Siamese Crocodile in the southern province of Koh Kong, Cambodia.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Wildlife researchers in Cambodia say they’ve found a clutch of eggs from one of the world’s most endangered crocodiles, raising hopes of its continuing survival ...
This May 8, 2017, file photo shows an aerial view of Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.

BY MICHELLE L. PRICE SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah’s new national ...
This photo made available Monday, June 26, 2017, by the Italian Culture Ministry, shows parts of the 1,800-year-old skeleton of a dog, which apparently perished in a blaze in Rome.

BY FRANCES D’EMILIO ROME (AP) — Digging for Rome’s new subway has unearthed the charred ruins of an early 3rd-century building and the 1,800-year-old skeleton of a crouching dog that ...
In this Friday, June 16, 2017, photo, hydraulic engineering professor Michael Johnson looks at the water flow on a replica of the Oroville Dam spillway at Utah State University's Water Research Laboratory, in Logan, Utah.

BY BRADY McCOMBS LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Inside a cavernous northern Utah warehouse, hydraulic engineers send water rushing down a replica of a dam built out of wood, concrete and ...
Law student Sarah Thomson, 26, poses for a photograph outside the High Court on Monday, June 26, 2017, in Wellington, New Zealand.

BY NICK PERRY WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand law student is taking the government to court in hopes of forcing it to set more ambitious climate change ...
This Nov. 22, 2006, file photo a giant sequoia tree sits next to St. Luke's Hospital in downtown Boise, Idaho.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A massive Idaho tree that grew over more than a century from a seedling sent by a noted naturalist has been uprooted and is poised to ...
On Feb. 26, 1979, eclipse enthusiasts gathered at Observatory Hill in Goldendale, Wash., to watch a solar eclipse.

BY GILLIAN FLACCUS MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Just before sunrise, there’s typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon’s second-highest peak ...
In this June 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after speaking about the U.S. role in the Paris climate change accord in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.

BY MICHAEL BIESECKER and EMILY SWANSON WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than one-third of Americans support President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, a new poll shows, ...
In this June 4, 2017 file photo, Pakistan families cool themselves off in a water stream in Lahore, Pakistan.

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Killer heat is getting worse, a new study shows. Deadly heat waves like the one now broiling the American West are bigger killers than ...
In this April 2, 2012 file photo, Michael West holds on to a 4-year-old Atlantic Salmon at the National fish Hatchery in Nashua, New Hampshire.

BY PATRICK WHITTLE BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Fewer of North America’s Atlantic salmon are making it back to rivers to spawn, which bodes poorly for the future of the imperiled ...
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