Environment

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

Published 10/07/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Authorities in Australia have caught a saltwater crocodile measuring almost 5 meters (16.4 ft), one of the biggest on record, to stop [more…]

Washington insider Kavanaugh boasts conservative credentials

Washington insider Kavanaugh boasts conservative credentials

Published 10/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Brett Kavanaugh, the consummate Washington insider picked by President Donald Trump on Monday for a lifetime seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, [more…]

Supreme Court nominee has been a foe of emissions rules

Supreme Court nominee has been a foe of emissions rules

Published 10/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Brett Kavanaugh, nominated on Monday to be a Supreme Court justice by U.S. President Donald Trump, is a long-time skeptic of business [more…]

Scientists defy ‘force of nature’ to unlock secrets of Hawaii volcano

Scientists defy ‘force of nature’ to unlock secrets of Hawaii volcano

Published 08/07/2018

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Dressed in heavy cotton, a helmet and respirator, Jessica Ball worked the night shift monitoring “fissure 8,” which has been spewing [more…]

Under fire for ethics scandals, EPA chief Pruitt resigns

Under fire for ethics scandals, EPA chief Pruitt resigns

Published 06/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, who had been lauded by President Donald Trump for his aggressive efforts to roll back environmental [more…]

Trump on Twitter (July 5): Immigration, Scott Pruitt, EPA

Trump on Twitter (July 5): Immigration, Scott Pruitt, EPA

Published 06/07/2018

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters [more…]

Scientists hope test-tube embryos can save near-extinct white rhino

Scientists hope test-tube embryos can save near-extinct white rhino

Published 04/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have created hybrid embryos from the sperm of near-extinct northern white rhinoceroses in the laboratory, hoping they can ultimately help save [more…]

Norway’s REC Silicon lays off workers at U.S. plant, blaming trade war

Norway’s REC Silicon lays off workers at U.S. plant, blaming trade war

Published 02/07/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s REC Silicon (REC.OL), a supplier of silicon materials to the solar industry, said on Monday it would reduce nearly 40 percent [more…]

Searching for missing boys, Thai divers grope way through flooded cave

Searching for missing boys, Thai divers grope way through flooded cave

Published 01/07/2018

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Thai navy divers had still to navigate their way through three kilometers (nearly 2 miles) of dark, flooded cave passages [more…]

Lone woman digs for family lost under Guatemalan volcanic rubble

Lone woman digs for family lost under Guatemalan volcanic rubble

Published 24/06/2018

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (Reuters) - Eleven days after the Fuego volcano rained down on the Guatemalan village of San Miguel Los Lotes, a [more…]