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Bone-dry West Coast states curb July 4 fireworks displays

SEATTLE - Authorities battling dozens of large wildfires along the parched U.S. West Coast are clamping down on Independence Day fireworks displays over fears that wayward sparks could trigger fresh blazes. | Video

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U.S. floats draft recovery plan for threatened polar bears

- U.S. wildlife managers released on Thursday a draft plan for stemming the decline of polar bears threatened by melting Arctic sea ice linked to global warming, but the proposal hinges on reductions in greenhouse gas emissions that are far from assured.

Environment, 03 Jul 2015

Lawsuit filed against U.S. over protections for rare wolf

- A coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday against U.S. wildlife officials arguing that the government's management plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf, one of the most imperiled mammals in North America, does not go far enough.

Environment, 03 Jul 2015

Japan power group aims for 35 percent CO2 emissions cut by 2030: Nikkei

TOKYO - Japan's major power firms are seeking to cut greenhouse gas emissions by more than a third by 2030 compared with 2013 levels by relying on nuclear power, the Nikkei business daily reported.

Environment, Japan 03 Jul 2015

Australia's Jetstar cancels Bali flights due to volcanic ash

SYDNEY - Australian based Jetstar Airlines has canceled several flights to Bali's Denpasar airport because volcanic ash from the Mount Raung eruption is drifting toward the airport.

Environment, 03 Jul 2015
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