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Red Tide Creeps Along New England's Coast; Seen as Area's Worst Since 1993
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Lisa Wangsness, The Boston Globe

A massive red tide has prompted state environmental officials to shut down shellfish beds from Central Maine to Cape Cod, drastically limiting local supplies of clams, oysters, sea scallops and mussels.

Ecotourism Conference to Be a Carbon-Neutral Gathering
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Bill Trotter, Bangor Daily News

When interested parties from across the country come to town this September for the first U.S.-focused national ecotourism conference, organizers of the event want to make sure they set an example.

ExxonMobil Faces Shareholder Resolutions on Climate Change
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com

Several leading U.S. and European institutional investors, representing nearly $400 billion in invested assets, have announced their support for new shareholder resolutions requesting greater analysis and disclosure from ExxonMobil Corp. about its policies and strategies for managing the significant financial risks posed by global climate change.

Environmentalists Lose Appeal against Scripps
May 20, 2005 12:00 AM - John Cote, South Florida Sun-Sentinel

An appellate court Wednesday rejected an appeal by environmentalists who oppose The Scripps Research Institute's Florida expansion on northern Palm Beach County property.

Business Group Supports LNG
May 20, 2005 12:00 AM - Timothy C. Barmann, The Providence Journal

A New England business-trade organization announced yesterday that it supports the development of new LNG facilities in the region to help stabilize the rising costs of energy.

American Water's Environmental Grant Program Funds Three Pennsylvania
May 20, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

American Water announced the names of three Pennsylvania organizations selected to receive funding from its new Environmental Grant Program, which is being piloted in Pennsylvania.

Caribbean Farmers Find Growing, Marketing Organic Crops a Tough Row to Hoe
May 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Doreen Hemlock, South Florida Sun-Sentinel

For small farmers in the Caribbean islands, the choice seems obvious: Organic fruits and vegetables command higher prices than crops grown with synthetic pesticides. The U.S. and European markets for organic foods are growing at feverish speed. So, why not switch to organic farming?

Profiles of Three Wind Energy Firms
May 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Kimberly S. Johnson, The Denver Post

More than 235 exhibitors, ranging from turbine manufacturers to bolt suppliers, were on hand at the Windpower 2005 exhibition Tuesday at the Colorado Convention Center. Here's a closer look at three of them.

SafeNet Begins Shipping Environmentally Friendly Software Protection Keys
May 19, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

SafeNet, Inc. today announced that it is the first company to ship software protection keys that are compliant with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) and Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directives.

EarthNews Radio: Bike to Work Day
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Grease those gears -- tomorrow, May 19 is National Bike to Work Day! The Bike to Work Day campaign aims to have more commuters try this environmentally friendly commuting option.

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