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Scientists Say Rising Temperatures Threaten Repeat of Caribbean Coral Death
April 24, 2006 12:00 AM - Mat Probasco, Associated Press

Warming sea temperatures have scientists worried that the Caribbean could see a repeat this year of the widespread coral death that swept the region in 2005.

Norway Slams Whaling Critics, Says Stocks Robust
April 24, 2006 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

Norway hit back on Sunday at 12 nations led by Britain for urging an end to whale hunts, saying a plan to raise catches to the highest in two decades in 2006 would not damage stocks of the giant mammals.

Environmentalists Urge Malaysia to Save 130 Million-Year-Old Rainforest
April 21, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A 130 million-year-old tropical rainforest in Malaysia is under threat from logging, environmental activists warned Thursday, as they launched a campaign calling for greater efforts to protect the national heritage.

Earth Day Celebrations Come in All Shapes and Sizes
April 21, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

With Earth Day just around the corner, we at ENN posed a simple question to our valued affiliates: “What are you doing to benefit the environment on Earth Day?”

Argentina Urges Foreign Role in Paper Mill Dispute
April 20, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

Argentine President Nestor Kirchner urged all sides Wednesday to try to resolve a dispute over two paper mills being built in neighboring Uruguay that have raised environmental concerns.

Most Portugal Wildlife under Threat, Study Says
April 20, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

More than half of Portugal's bird, animal and fish species face some degree of threat, mostly from human action, according to a government study released on Wednesday.

Chinese Premier Warns of Environmental Toll
April 19, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said that dust storms that whipped Beijing and northern China in recent days were a sharp reminder of the severity of the country's environmental problems.

Former Democratic Nominee Revs up Campaign -- on Global Warming
April 19, 2006 12:00 AM - Will Lester, Associated Press

Al Gore has a major campaign under way -- to change policies on global warming. The 2000 Democratic presidential nominee has hired longtime political associate Roy Neel to aid in his effort to raise awareness about global warming, a problem Gore calls "a planetary emergency."

Rabbit Restoration Effort Under Way
April 18, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The numbers of New England cottontail rabbits are on the decline in Maine, with only 300 of the animals remaining in a small range in the southern end of the state.

New Technology Could Help Clean Manure
April 18, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A new technology being promoted by Green Mountain Power and the University of Vermont might clean up manure before it's spread on farm fields, reducing the chances for air and water pollution.

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