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Australia considers charging power generators for pollution
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia will consider making electrical power companies pay for greenhouse gas pollution they create, three years after the government scrapped the national carbon tax, a Cabinet minister said Monday....

Firearm-only bear hunt in New Jersey resumes
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NEWTON, N.J. (AP) -- Hunters are heading out across parts of New Jersey for the second half of this year's bear hunt....

New Hampshire looks for answers behind oyster outbreaks
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DURHAM, N.H. (AP) -- For the past 25 years, researcher Stephen Jones has tried to understand the threat that bacteria may pose to oysters in New Hampshire's Great Bay estuary. He often couldn't get funding to study the problem. But that is beginning to change as scientists notice "something is going on."...





Researchers grow protective biological soil crusts
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- In a greenhouse at Northern Arizona University, a professor is researching an oft-overlooked ecological field that could play an important role in preventing erosion and helping plants grow....

Russia emergency teams look for debris of crashed spacecraft
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian emergencies workers are combing the mountains near the border with Mongolia for the debris of a cargo spaceship that crashed minutes after its launch....

Russia: Space ship malfunctions, breaks up over Siberia
MOSCOW (AP) -- An unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station broke up in the atmosphere over Siberia on Thursday due to an unspecified malfunction, the Russian space agency said....

Nations OK European Space Agency's mission to Mars in 2020
BERLIN (AP) -- Nations have approved an additional 440 million euros ($469 million) to fund the European Space Agency's next mission to Mars....

Buzz Aldrin: Altitude sickness forced South Pole evacuation
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) -- Buzz Aldrin said he was evacuated from the South Pole last week because he became short of breath and began showing signs of altitude sickness....

Study: Biggest tornado outbreaks are spawning more twisters
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The most extreme tornado outbreaks are mysteriously spawning many more twisters than they did decades ago, a new study claimed....

Keys, lightbulbs tied to Thomas Edison sell at auction
DALLAS (AP) -- Keys to the New Jersey lab where Thomas Edison invented the phonograph and some of the lightbulbs that he perfected sold for more than $60,000 at auction on Saturday....