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Dig at UK housing site yields major 7th century treasures

Dig at UK housing site yields major 7th century treasures

A 1,300-year-old gold and gemstone necklace uncovered near Northampton in central England is being hailed as a find of major significance.

5 hrs 25 mins ago
Italian firefighters find 12th victim of Nov. 26 landslide

Italian firefighters find 12th victim of Nov. 26 landslide

After 11 days of digging, search teams recovered the final victim from the debris of an enormous landslide on the Italian resort island of Ischia, bringing the final death toll to 12.

5 hrs 45 mins ago
Governments gather in Canada in bid to boost biodiversity

Governments gather in Canada in bid to boost biodiversity

Environmental leaders are gathering on Montreal to hammer out a framework they hope will help provide much-needed protection for the world's biodiversity.

10 hrs 30 mins ago
EU agrees deal to ban products which fuel deforestation

EU agrees deal to ban products which fuel deforestation

European Union lawmakers and governments reached a deal Tuesday that would ban the import of products which contribute to deforestation around the world.

11 hrs ago
December serving up baked Alaska and warming most of Arctic

December serving up baked Alaska and warming most of Arctic

Much of the Arctic is in a burst of freak December warming.

December 5th, 4:54 PM EST
US police rarely deploy deadly robots to confront suspects

US police rarely deploy deadly robots to confront suspects

The unabashedly liberal city of San Francisco became the unlikely proponent of weaponized police robots this week after supervisors approved them for limited use.

December 5th, 3:59 PM EST
NASA capsule flies over Apollo landing sites, heads home

NASA capsule flies over Apollo landing sites, heads home

NASA's Orion capsule is on its way home from the moon to wrap up a three-week test flight.

December 5th, 2:38 PM EST
UN summit: Don't repeat mistakes on nature, scientists warn

UN summit: Don't repeat mistakes on nature, scientists warn

Scientists around the world warned governments who will be gathering in Montreal this week for the United Nations biodiversity summit to not repeat past mistakes and urged officials to “avoid trade-offs” between people and conservation needs in a report Monday.

December 5th, 2:08 PM EST
Indonesia's Mt. Semeru eruption buries homes, damages bridge

Indonesia's Mt. Semeru eruption buries homes, damages bridge

Improved weather conditions have allowed rescuers to resume their search for possible victims after the highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island erupted, triggered by monsoon rains.

December 5th, 5:18 AM EST
Indonesia's Mt. Semeru unleashes lava river in new eruption

Indonesia's Mt. Semeru unleashes lava river in new eruption

Indonesia’s highest volcano on its most densely populated island has spewed ash skyward and released searing gas clouds and rivers of lava in its latest eruption.

December 4th, 7:55 PM EST
3 Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 6-month mission

3 Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 6-month mission

Three Chinese astronauts have landed in a northern desert after six months working to complete construction of the Tiangong station, a symbol of the country’s ambitious space program.

December 4th, 9:00 AM EST
Scientists call for action to help sunflower sea stars

Scientists call for action to help sunflower sea stars

Scientists along the West Coast are seeking action to help sunflower sea stars recover from catastrophic population declines.

December 3rd, 2:34 PM EST
Nevada toad in geothermal power fight gets endangered status

Nevada toad in geothermal power fight gets endangered status

A tiny Nevada toad at the center of a legal battle over a geothermal project has officially been declared an endangered species after U.S. wildlife officials temporarily listed it on a rarely-used emergency basis last spring.

December 2nd, 10:54 PM EST
Negotiators take first steps toward plastic pollution treaty

Negotiators take first steps toward plastic pollution treaty

On Friday afternoon more than 2,000 experts will wrap up a week of negotiations on plastic pollution at one of the largest global gatherings ever to address what even industry leaders in plastics say is a crisis.

December 2nd, 6:09 PM EST
Hawaii eruption brings tourism boon during slow season

Hawaii eruption brings tourism boon during slow season

Experts say humans can do nothing to prevent the lava flowing from the world’s largest volcano from swallowing the main highway linking the east and west coasts of Hawaii's Big Island.

December 2nd, 7:03 AM EST

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