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EarthNews Radio: Healthy Vending
March 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Do you think "healthy vending machine" is an oxymoron? It doesn't have to be.

Demand for Organic Grains on Rise
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Matthew Wilde, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

The U.S. Department of Agriculture makes no claims organically-grown food is safer or more nutritious than food conventionally raised, but plenty of people believe it. And, they're willing to pay a premium for it.

Demand for Produce Farmers Outpacing Supply
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Christine des Garennes, The News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana, Ill.

More Illinois consumers want fresh, local food. But Illinois farmers may not be growing enough to meet the demand.

Fuel-Efficiency Attitudes May be Shifting; Auto Dealers Hear Hints of a Shift
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Purva Patel, Houston Chronicle

Gasoline prices have some local motorists thinking twice about what they drive.

EarthNews Radio: Morrison Planetarium
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

April will be a great month to view our giant neighbor in the solar system, Jupiter.

Experts Warn Ships May Bring Lake Invaders
March 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press

Ships navigating the St. Lawrence Seaway may carry more than coal and grain through the Great Lakes, say environmentalists, who warned Thursday about potential secondary "cargo" like killer shrimp or monkey gobies.

EarthNews Radio: Cow Shares
March 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

More and more people are realizing the value of drinking whole milk, and many of those people are going directly to the source to get it.

Sumitomo Chemical to Invest $2.5 mil. in BioCarbon Fund
March 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Kyodo News International, Tokyo

Sumitomo Chemical Co. said Wednesday it will invest $2.5 million in the World Bank's BioCarbon Fund by 2017 to obtain some 400,000 carbon credits, which count as greenhouse gas emission cuts.

Hydrogen-fuel Projects Receive Funding
March 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Christopher Boyd, The Orlando (FL) Sentinel

Backers of a statewide effort to build a hydrogen-fuel economy on Monday announced funding for three programs aimed at laying a foundation for the new industry.

Billionaire buys 9.2 percent of Wild Oats
March 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Alicia Wallace, Boulder (CO) Daily Camera

Wild Oats got another big boost to its stock price Thursday after a Los Angeles billionaire purchased a 9.2 percent stake.<

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