SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — The World Cup may be great for planet football, but it isn't so good for planet Earth.
FIFA says the 2014 tournament, which will require huge amounts of air travel to venues across Brazil, will produce the equivalent of 2.72 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say bird strikes forced two planes to return to New York's Kennedy Airport shortly after takeoff over the weekend.
A JetBlue flight bound for the Dominican Republic returned to the airport without incident after hitting some birds Saturday afternoon.
According to the FAA, a second JetBlue plane hit a bird Sunday morning after it took off for Nassau in the Bahamas.
JetBlue says it wasn't a direct hit and the plane returned to the airport as a precaution.
In both incidents, passengers resumed their trips on different planes.
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