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EU, U.S. To Combat Illegal Fishing

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) — The European and U.S. governments announced the signing of an agreement to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Maria Damanaki and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco in Washington signed the first bilateral agreement to combat illegal fishing, dubbed IUU fishing. […]

Chevron Makes Oil Find In Gulf Of Mexico

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 7 (UPI) — U.S. supermajor Chevron announced a discovery at a deep-water prospect in the Gulf of Mexico left idled after last year’s disastrous oil spill. Washington placed a moratorium on oil and natural gas exploration in the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon rig caught fire and sank in […]

Don’t Talk Oil With Cuba, Lawmaker Warns

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) — Washington is sending the wrong message by having a delegation in Cuba review the country’s plans to drill offshore for oil and natural gas, a lawmaker said. A delegation led by William Reilly, a top official at the National Oil Spill Commission, left Monday for Cuba to examine Havana’s oil […]

U.S. Sinks Millions Into Hydropower

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) — Washington announced it was investing almost $17 million into 16 projects over the next three years to develop better hydropower technology. U.S. President Barack Obama set a goal of getting 80 percent of the nation’s energy needs met by clean energy sources by 2035. The U.S. Departments of Energy and […]

Cranes Latest Potential Victim Of Keystone

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) — Critics of the Keystone XL pipeline proposed to carry heavy Alberta crude to Texas refineries added the whooping crane to their list of reasons for opposition. Hundreds of people have been arrested during sit-ins in front of the White House while voicing opposition to TransCanada’s plans to build its Keystone […]

Al Gore Pushes Climate Message Harder

NASHVILLE, Sept. 7 (UPI) — Former Vice President Al Gore says his message on climate change is more urgent than ever and has set up a small studio in Tennessee to broadcast his message. From a new office space in a Green Hills building certified for its advanced energy-efficiency features, Gore has taken to denouncing […]

Study: Culture Affects Emotion Perception

GLASGOW, Scotland, Sept. 1 (UPI) — People in different cultures perceive emotional facial expressions in unique ways, which can lead to cross-cultural misunderstandings, a Scottish study says. The study, published in the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Experimental Psychology, challenges prior research that suggested facial expressions are a hard-wired human behavior with evolutionary origins that […]

Strategy For Farming Vs. Wildlife Studied

CAMBRIDGE, England, Sept. 1 (UPI) — Separating habitats from farmland could save species more effectively than trying to grow crops and conserve nature on the same land, British researchers say. The separation may be the best way to meet increased food demand with the least impact on wild species, researchers at the University of Cambridge […]

Tomb May Be That Of Stonehenge Builders

LONDON, Sept. 1 (UPI) — British archaeologists say a tomb found at a quarry in Wales could be that of some of the original builders of Stonehenge. Researchers say the Carn Menyn site in the Preseli Hills is where the bluestones used to construct the first stone phase of Stonehenge were quarried in about 2300 […]

Satellites Observed U.S. Heat Spell

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 1 (UPI) — As much of the United States sweated through a record-breaking humid heat wave during July, satellites recorded the unusual weather from above, NASA said. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder instrument on the Aqua satellite launched in 2002 recorded highly accurate data about the troposphere, the lowest layer of the atmosphere […]

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