Posts Tagged Environment and nature

Global ocean racers heading for another tight finish

ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — The six boats of the Volvo Ocean Race are heading for another very close finish in the seventh leg, with Dutch competitor Team Brunel holding a tiny lead early Sunday.

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Target Field gets even greener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target Field is taking another step to minimize fan-generated trash.

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Ted Turner ranch in New Mexico caught in wolf debate

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Media mogul Ted Turner set out years ago to establish a fund to bolster the dwindling populations of everything from falcons and frogs to Mexican gray wolves, using the nearly 2 million acres he owns in a dozen western states as home base for the projects.

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Volvo race Newport stopover attracts about 125,000 people

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The number of visitors to the Newport stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race exceeded officials’ expectations.

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APNewsBreak: Tiger mascot at issue in Ohio exotics crackdown

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A school that uses a live tiger cub as a mascot has been warned it must submit more documentation to continue that tradition without violating Ohio’s law on dangerous animals.

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