Soaring cabbage prices catch kimchi-loving South Koreans in inflationary pickle

Soaring cabbage prices hit kimchi-loving SKoreans

Feds target 60 hunters across nation after alleged guided hunts at Kansas camp

Feds target 60 hunters in Kansas hunting probe

Key to saving tigers from extinction is focusing on protecting breeding grounds: study

Study: To save tigers, protect key breeding areas

Calif. farmers could get ownership of massive Central Valley water pipes, pumps under proposal

Proposal: Calif. farmers could own water pipes

Burned at Burning Man? Revelers say heavy hand of law a downer at Nevada desert festival

Burning Man fans say cops too heavy-handed

AP IMPACT: Hundreds of projects left abandoned, incomplete as US hands off to Iraqis

AP Impact: US wasted billions in rebuilding Iraq

Baby tiger cub discovered at Bangkok airport, stashed in suitcase with stuffed toys

Baby tiger found stuffed in bag at Thai airport

Kenya seizes 2 tons of ivory destined for Malaysia and concealed in boxes of fruit

Kenya seizes 2 tons of ivory destined for Asia

BLM probes death of foal at CA-NV roundup; may have been shot before wild horse gather began

BLM probes foal death at CA-NV wild horse roundup

Myanmar triples size of world’s largest tiger reserve to save endangered species

Myanmar triples size of northern tiger reserve

4th bear captured after deadly attack at Montana campground; DNA tests will show involvement

4th bear caught after deadly MT campground attack

Wildlife officials await test results to confirm captured bears attacked campers

Mont. officials await test results in bear attack

Woman recounts grizzly’s vicious bite as Montana officials test bear suspected of fatal attack

Woman recounts bear attack as caught grizzly ID’d

Mont. officials trap grizzly, 2 of her 3 cubs, after campground mauling that killed Mich. man

Grizzly caught after MT mauling that killed MI man

Judge orders federal government to re-evaluate environmental harm of fire retardant drops

Judge orders tougher look at fire retardant drops

Malaysian police raid for stolen cars finds hundreds of birds, other protected wildlife

Malaysia raid for stolen cars nets protected birds

Officials say armed veteran is shot, killed by officers outside Maine VA hospital

Armed vet shot, killed outside Maine VA hospital

Grizzly suspected of killing man tracked by helicopter and shot dead

Grizzly suspected of killing man shot and killed

2 Nevada men change pleas to guilty in shooting of wild mustangs; face up to year in jail

2 Nevada men plead guilty to killing wild mustangs

Wildlife advocates say Rocky Mountain wolf dispute a test case for all endangered animals

Advocates: Wolf case a test for endangered species

Nepal orders probe in killing of 28 rhinos, seeks new strategy to protect endangered giants

Nepal orders probe into slaughter of rhinos

Federal judge won’t let Alaska proceed with plans to kill wolves inside national refuge

Federal judge blocks Alaska’s wolf-kill plan

Hearing held in federal court on Alaska plan to kill wolves inside national refuge

Judge hears both sides in Alaska wolf-killing case

Federal judge sets hearing date on Alaska’s request to kill 7 wolves in wildlife refuge

Alaska judge sets hearing on plan to kill wolves

Federal judge rejects Alaska’s request to immediately kill 7 wolves in wildlife refuge

Judge rejects Alaska plan to begin killing wolves

Criminal charges weighed against federal officials in deaths of 83 wild horses after roundup

Charges considered in deaths of 83 wild horses

Prosecutors weigh charges against BLM officials over allegations of wild horse abuse in Nevada

Nevada wild horse case turned over to prosecutors

Demand for ivory soars in Asia, risking extinction of hunted African elephants

Asian ivory trade poses danger to African elephant

So. Arizona man pleads guilty for role in death of rare jaguar trapped by wildlife team

So. Ariz. man pleads guilty in jaguar’s death

Court rebuffs conservation groups, upholds timber sales in Tongass National Forest

Court upholds timber sales in Tongass Nat’l Forest

Canadian sci-fi writer Peter Watts avoids jail time in Michigan after paying fines, fees

Canadian sci-fi writer avoids jail time in Mich.

Fla. Everglades restoration plan to buy land from sugar farmers jeopardized by judge’s ruling

Everglades deal in jeopardy after judge’s ruling

Trial of Brazilian rancher for 2005 shooting death of US nun Stang delayed

Brazil trial in US nun killing delayed

BELEM, Brazil — A Brazilian court has delayed the trial of a rancher accused of ordering the murder of U.S. nun and Amazon defender Dorothy Stang.

Supreme Court restricts whistleblower lawsuits against local governments

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Nuns face guns, impunity in battle to protect poor farmers, stop land grabs in Brazil’s Amazon

Nuns face guns, impunity in trying to save Amazon

Federal judge blocks proposed silver mine beneath Cabinet Mountain wilderness

Judge blocks mine beneath Cabinet Mtn. wilderness

Conservationists score victory with UN meeting’s rejection of proposals to soften ivory ban

UN meeting rejects proposed one-off ivory sales

UN meeting rejects Tanzania, Zambian proposal to soften ivory ban over poaching fears

Tanzania, Zambia bid for one-off ivory sales fail

UN meeting rejects Zambia, Tanzania proposals to soften ivory ban over poaching fears

Zambia’s ivory proposal rejected by UN body

UN meeting rejects Tanzania proposal to soften ivory ban over poaching fears

UN rejects Tanzania request for one-off ivory sale

UN conservation meeting kills Tanzania proposal to sell its ivory stock over poaching concerns

Tanzania proposal for ivory sale fails

DOHA, Qatar — A U.N. conservation meeting has rejected a proposal by Tanzania to weaken an ivory ban so it can sell its ivory stocks, over criticism from conservationists that they are not doing enough to crackdown on poaching.

Tanzania, Zambia want UN ivory ban weakened to sell off tusk stocks

Tanzania, Zambia demand one-off sales of ivory

Conservationists at UN wildlife meeting say Internet fueling trade in endangered species

Demise of coral, salamander show impact of Web

UN meeting agrees on voluntary plan to boost tiger conservation

UN approves tiger action plan

DOHA, Qatar — A U.N. conservation meeting has agreed to a voluntary conservation plan for endangered tigers that calls for tougher legislation in countries home to the big cats to tackle widespread smuggling and boost money spent on law enforcement.

As elephant poaching deaths skyrocket, Kenya opposes proposal for one-time ivory sale

Kenya elephant deaths soar as ivory sales debated

Fuel leaks left high level of cancer chemical in NC Marines’ water, but contractor omitted it

Report on Marines’ water omitted cancer chemical

Feds plan new endangered pronghorn site in western Arizona’s Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

New endangered pronghorn site eyed in Arizona

Despite hunts and government shootings, wolf population holds steady in Northern Rockies

Despite hunts, wolves hold steady in N Rockies

NY settles with 5 health care facilities that flushed pharmaceuticals into water supply

Health facilities, NY settle over drug-flushing

APNewsBreak: Study suggests many more buried at suburban Chicago cemetery than land can hold

Study suggests too many bodies at Chicago cemetery