IFAW and NRDC Applaud EP Resolution on Saving Whales from Naval Sonar
October 28, 2004 08:45 PM - International Fund for Animal Welfare

In adopting a Resolution on the environmental effects of high-intensity active naval sonars, the European Parliament has shown its strong support for the need to regulate and reduce one of the most significant threats to whales.

Workshops on Sequestration of Greenhouse Gas
October 28, 2004 08:39 PM - Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Accounting

The Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Accounting is providing two opportunities for Australians to learn more about issues surrounding both biological sequestration and geological sequestration of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide.

Top 5
October 28, 2004 08:33 PM - American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Consumers can do more than hope for mild weather this winter as they watch heating oil and natural gas prices hit record highs. They can take actions that will reduce their bills and offset soaring energy prices.

Hearing Set on Proposed Air Pollution Permit
October 28, 2004 08:31 PM - California Safe Schools

After issuing more than 575 "Title V" permits to the most polluting facilities in the region, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) will hold its first formal hearing on a proposed Title V air pollution permit.

Schlitz Audubon’s Dorothy K. Vallier Environmental Learning Center Is One Of The “Greenest” Buildings In America
October 28, 2004 08:38 AM - National Audubon Society

Milwaukee is home to one of the most sustainable and environmentally sensitive buildings in the country.

Canadian Province Renewable Energy Gold Mine
October 27, 2004 03:19 PM - Center for Environmental Economic Development and David Suzuki Foundation

Renewable energy initiatives can add over $9 billion and create 25,000 new jobs by 2010 to the Canadian Province of Ontario, according to a new report from the David Suzuki Foundation.

President Bush Entangled in Tuna/Dolphin Issue
October 27, 2004 09:27 AM - David Phillips and Mark J. Palmer

The Bush Administration's record of warping, suppressing, and ignoring science that undermines their pro-business political agenda keeps worsening. In no issue is this more explicit than the recent federal court decision from a lawsuit filed by Earth Island Institute and nine other environmental groups against the Administration's attempts to weaken the "Dolphin Safe" tuna label.

Prakriti Foundation Begins Conservation Work On Endangered Capped Langur
October 27, 2004 09:26 AM - The Prakriti Foundation

Capped Langur (Trachypithecus pileatus) is a globally endangered primate that is found mostly in Bangladesh and some parts of India and Myanmar. Its beautiful orange red colour with greyish back, long tail, large sparkling eyes and shy nature easily attracts attention. Most naturalists will fall in love with this beautiful primate at first sight. The animal is arboreal and lives on tall Sal trees (Shorea robusta) and survive on leaves and some fruits.

Meeting the Global waste Challenge: Basel Convention Conference to Focus on Priorities, Partnerships and Resources
October 26, 2004 04:30 PM - UN Environment Programme

Ministers and senior officials are meeting here this week to discuss how to invigorate national efforts to achieve the goals of the Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal.

Plan to update Critical Conservation Information in the Illinois Natural Areas Inventory
October 26, 2004 04:28 PM - The Nature Conservancy in Illinois

New plans are underway to update the Illinois Natural Areas Inventory, which identifies and classifies the state’s vanishing natural heritage. Its pioneering implementation, beginning in 1978, made it a profound agent of change, driving decisions at multiple levels of Illinois government.

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