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Hatch watch is underway at a California bald eagle nest monitored by a popular online camera feed

Hatch watch is underway at a California bald eagle nest monitored by a popular online camera feed

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Hatch watch is underway in Southern California mountains. Three bald eagle chicks could emerge this week from eggs laid in a nest monitored by nature lovers via a popular online camera feed .

A Brazilian state in the Amazon has been hit with more than 2,000 fires in February

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian state of Roraima in the Amazon rainforest has been hit with more than 2,000 fires in February, according to data released Thursday by the state space agency.
Lion Electric lays off 100 more workers after $100 million earnings loss

Lion Electric lays off 100 more workers after $100 million earnings loss

SAINT-JÉRÔME, Que. — The Lion Electric Co. says it is laying off 100 more employees or about seven per cent of its total workforce in a move to reduce costs.
Ottawa gives Bruce Power up to $50M to explore new nuclear plant

Ottawa gives Bruce Power up to $50M to explore new nuclear plant

OTTAWA — Nuclear operator Bruce Power is set to receive up to $50 million from the federal government to explore building a new nuclear plant on the site of its existing Ontario facility.
Biden orders US investigation of national security risks posed by Chinese-made 'smart cars'

Biden orders US investigation of national security risks posed by Chinese-made 'smart cars'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing potential national security risks, the Biden administration says it will investigate Chinese-made “smart cars” that can gather sensitive information about Americans driving them.

Climate change cost U.S. ski industry billions, study says, and future depends on emissions

DENVER (AP) — U.S. ski areas lost $5 billion from 2000 to 2019 as a result of human-caused climate change and could lose around $1 billion annually in the 2050s depending on how much emissions are reduced, a new study found.
Charred homes, blackened earth after Texas town revisited by destructive wildfire 10 years later

Charred homes, blackened earth after Texas town revisited by destructive wildfire 10 years later

FRITCH, Texas. (AP) — The small town of Fritch is again picking through the rubble of a Texas wildfire , a decade after another destructive blaze burned hundreds of homes and left deep scars in the Panhandle community.
Algeria is in the spotlight as leaders of gas producing countries convene for summit

Algeria is in the spotlight as leaders of gas producing countries convene for summit

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria is looking to cast itself as a critical supplier of natural gas for European countries seeking to lessen their dependence on Russia as it welcomed Thursday envoys from energy rich nations to a key summit.
Wildfire grows into one of largest in Texas history as flames menace multiple small towns

Wildfire grows into one of largest in Texas history as flames menace multiple small towns

CANADIAN, Texas (AP) — A cluster of wildfires scorched the Texas Panhandle on Wednesday, including a blaze that grew into one of the largest in state history, as flames moved with alarming speed and blackened the landscape across a vast stretch of sm
Panel upholds Alberta regulator's orders against embattled energy company

Panel upholds Alberta regulator's orders against embattled energy company

CALGARY — A hearing panel for Alberta's energy regulator has upheld two orders against a company that had thousands of inactive oil and gas wells seized last year.