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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.

Agritourism Grows as Cash Crop
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Tim Unruh, the Salina Journal, Kansas

There's money in a visit to a farm, in gathering eggs, picking grapes, taking a hayrack ride or enjoying a slower pace. City folks are four generations removed from the farm, said Jane Eckert, a St. Louis agritourism consultant.

Canadian Vineyard First Winery Worldwide to Earn LEED Certification
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com

Stratus Vineyards, one of the Canada's newest wineries, announced today that it has been granted LEED Canada (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).

Anheuser-Busch Issues Annual Environmental Report
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Anheuser-Busch, the larger beer brewer in the United States, has issued its 2004 Environment, Health, and Safety Report.

Blackburn Ventures Invests in EnviroClean
May 17, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

EnviroClean Technologies today announced a strategic investment from Blackbird Ventures, a venture capital firm managed by San Diego software entrepreneur and real estate developer Neil Senturia.

EarthNews Radio: Water Follies
May 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

A new book explores the relationship between groundwater and rivers.

More Imported Trash Finding Its Way to Virginia
May 17, 2005 12:00 AM - Dave Schleck, Daily Press

The signs are everywhere -- barges loaded with out-of-state trash are coming to Virginia. The organization that handles trash in South Hampton Roads is slowly moving toward accepting barges carrying New York City garbage to Portsmouth.

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