Tanzania says Kilimanjaro blaze contained

An inferno on the slopes of Africa's highest mountain Kilimanjaro was almost under control Saturday, six days after it broke out, authorities said.

Elusive eastern black rail threatened by rising sea levels

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared the Eastern black rail a threatened species on Wednesday, but stopped short of the stronger protections some environmentalists were seeking for the elusive bird, now imperiled by ...

New Zealand firefighters beating forest blaze

Firefighters in New Zealand battling a blaze that razed much of a small alpine village said they were making "good progress" Wednesday as high winds finally eased.

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