Energy/Environment Habitat

January 28, 2015

Photos of the day 01/28

Free Syrian Army fighter Ahmed al-Hussein carries puppies near the frontline against forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aziza village outside Aleppo, Syria, Wednesday. Hussein said he takes care of all the dogs living in the area.

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  • Colorado River: Is historic cut in water release the new normal?

    The US Bureau of Reclamation announced the cut Friday, from Lake Powell, because of drought conditions. While the move involving the Colorado River will be hard for people to detect at the faucet, it carries symbolic importance.

  • Sumatran tiger cubs born in Washington

    Sumatran tiger cubs born at The National Zoo in Washington, the zoo announced Thursday. The Sumatran tiger cubs won't be exhibited for several months, but fans can watch them on webcams.

  • Wood-rail bird spotted in US. Birders go nuts.

    Wood-rail bird is causing a stir in the birding world. The rare Rufous-necked wood-rail bird has never before been spotted in the US, but for the last two weeks one of the birds has been right at home among the cattails at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Katmai bears star in nature's 'Jersey Shore'

    Katmai bears are the star of an Internet 'reality show' based in the Katmai National Park and Preserve in remote Alaska. Eight web cams have been set up at various parts of the park to livestream the daily life and drama of the park's famed Katmai bears.

  • Popocatepetl volcano covers Mexico City in volcanic ash

    Popocatepetl volcano spewed a 2-mile-high cloud of ash over Mexico City over several days of eruptions. Volcanic dust from the Popocatepetl volcano has coated cars in Mexico City and thicker accumulations coated crops, homes, and sidewalks in towns closer to the volcano.

  • Wildlife trafficking: US initiative in Africa 'really about people' (+video)

    The US wildlife initiative to stop poaching of elephants and other animals aims to address each level of an expanding illegal global market that is rivaling the global narcotics, arms, and human trafficking markets.

  • The 10 most expensive US natural disasters

    Here are the top 10 priciest US natural disasters in billions of 2013 dollars adjusted for inflation, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

  • Indiana leopard: Since when did leopards live in Indiana?

    Indiana leopard: An Indiana woman and her boyfriend shot and killed a leopard that they spotted prowling in their backyard. Wait, they have leopards in Indiana?

  • South Fork fire forces town to evacuate

    South Fork fire threatens to engulf the Colorado tourist town as officials evacuate 400 residents and visitors. In South Fork, fire crews are working to save cabins and homes from the approaching blaze. 

  • Bear mauls man: Animal was 'goaded' into attack

    Bear mauls man who offered it barbecue meat at a campground in Alaska. The man was treated for puncture wounds and scratches after being mauled by the bear. The animal isn't likely to threaten other people, officials said.

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