Ecosystems

Forests Urged as New Front in Global Warming Fight
December 2, 2005 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

Forest preservation should be the new front in the fight against global warming with Third World nations earning cash for protecting trees, tropical countries told a U.N. climate conference Wednesday.

UN Talks Adopt Kyoto Rules on Global Warming
December 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

Countries meeting at U.N. environmental conference adopted Wednesday the rules for limiting emissions of greenhouse gases under the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol, but Saudi Arabia held up a key section on policing the accord.

FAA Official Says U.S. Airlines Should Be Excluded from EU Emissions Trading Program
December 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Washington has "serious and fundamental questions" about the EU's plans to include U.S. airlines in an environmental program to trade pollution quotas, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration official Sharon Pinkerton said.

EU Study Finds Climate Change Major Environmental Challenge for Europe
November 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Climate change is Europe's biggest environmental challenge, as the temperature on the continent is rising a third faster than the global average, according to a report by the EU's environmental agency.

Program Seeks Greener Image for Golf Courses
November 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Catherine Trevison, The Oregonian

Golf courses that use chemicals with restraint, monitor water quality and encourage wildlife will be recognized under a new program launched last week by a group of Oregon and Washington golf course superintendents.

Travel + Leisure Magazine Announces Global Vision Award Winners
November 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Travel + Leisure magazine has honored seven projects around the world for contributions to local economies, the environment or cultural preservation.

Prince Albert of Monaco Hopes North Pole Will Generate Interest in the Environment
November 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Prince Albert II of Monaco said Monday that his goal in getting on a dog sled bound for the North Pole is to focus the attention of world leaders on the need for more environment-friendly policies.

U.S. Virgin Islands Takes Steps To Prevent Seaside Pollution
November 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The U.S. Virgin Islands has taken steps to prevent further pollution of its bays and beaches, reportedly contaminated by fecal bacteria, officials said Monday.

U.S. Defends Decision Not To Join Kyoto Protocol as Environmental Conference Begins
November 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Beth Duff-Brown, Associated Press

The United States defended its decision not to sign the Kyoto Protocol on Monday, saying during the opening of a global summit on climate change that it is doing more than most countries to protect the earth's atmosphere.

U.S. To Battle Allies on Post-2012 Global Warming
November 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

Washington will battle with its allies over how to slow climate change beyond 2012 at U.N. talks in Canada this week that will also test developing nations' willingness to do more to fight global warming.

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