Photo of Wollemi pine trees

Australia Firefighters Save World’s Only Rare Dinosaur Trees

CANBERRA, Australia — Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday. “The Wollemi Pine is a particularly important species and the fac...
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Trump Overhauling Enforcement of Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, a move it says will reduce regulatory burden but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction. "This effort to gut...

Marijuana in Fresno? Debate is Just Warming Up

The Fresno City Council took a puff, puff, pass on setting a limit on the number of marijuana plants an individual could grow Thursday. In a procedural move, Council President Clint Olivier removed the vote fro...

Poll: What Should Fresno’s Marijuana Limit Be?

The Fresno City Council will try for the third time Thursday to set a limit on how many marijuana plants people can grow at home. California law allows six plants per residence, but local jurisdictions are allowed to raise the limit if they desire. What tha...