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Snake hunter Dave Leivman, of Weston, Fla., shows a nine-foot python he hunted last Monday, in the Everglades, Fla., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012. Secetary of Interior Ken Salazar announced the ban on importation and interstate transportation of four giant snakes that threaten the Everglades. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Deadly invaders: Pythons overrun the Everglades

Non-native Burmese pythons are the likely cause of a massive mammal decline in Florida's Everglades. Researchers found a strong link between the spread of pythons and drops in recorded sightings of racoons, rabbits, bobcats and other species.

Tagged Sharks Trigger Tweets for Aussie Swimmers

Tagged Sharks Trigger Tweets for Aussie Swimmers

Authorities in Australia have introduced a controversial new measure in their ongoing fight against shark attacks - transmitters that will send an alert when a shark swims too close to the shore. (Dec. 30)

Tagged Sharks Trigger Tweets for Aussie Swimmers

Tagged Sharks Trigger Tweets for Aussie Swimmers

Authorities in Australia have introduced a controversial new measure in their ongoing fight against shark attacks - transmitters that will send an alert when a shark swims too close to the shore. (Dec. 30)

Biologists Care for Island Foxes Off Ca. Coast

Biologists Care for Island Foxes Off Ca. Coast

The endangered foxes of California's Catalina Island have been brought back from the brink of extinction by an intensive vaccination and monitoring program. (Dec. 26)

Obama's Clean Coal Boosts Oil Production

Obama's Clean Coal Boosts Oil Production

The push to reduce U.S. greenhouse gases is pairing clean coal technology with oil production _ highlighting the environmental trade-offs President Barack Obama is willing to make in his quest to curb global warming. (Dec. 23)

Water Flows Through Detroit's Vacant Buildings

Water Flows Through Detroit's Vacant Buildings

Unchecked water is shooting through vacant houses, schools and other empty structures across Detroit. The product of vandals, scrappers and Michigan's cold winters, the unused water is creating health and safety risks. (Dec. 11)

Eagles deaths allowed by US government

Eagles deaths allowed by US government

There's a controversy brewing over our national bird, that's pitting environmentalists against each other. Justin Gray reports from Washington where critics saw new government rules announced Friday for wind farms, put the bald eagle at risk.

Raw: Deadly Storm Kills 2 in Britain

Raw: Deadly Storm Kills 2 in Britain

Two people were killed in Britain on Thursday as a major storm hit much of Northern Europe, causing traffic chaos, disrupting air travel and leaving tens of thousands without electricity. (Dec. 5)

Hydrogen Cars Make Big Noise at L.A. Auto Show

Hydrogen Cars Make Big Noise at L.A. Auto Show

Honda and Hyundai both introduced new hydrogen powered cars at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Hydrogen cars are competing with electric cars to be the most popular green vehicle. (Nov. 21)

Trash, Sewage at Future Olympic Sites

Trash, Sewage at Future Olympic Sites

Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on future Olympic sites such as the once-pristine Guanabara Bay and the picture is of household trash and raw sew...

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