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EarthNews Radio: Cheetahs in Danger
May 12, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN
Cheetahs are a unique and beautiful creature, one which we are in real danger of losing to extinction.
Developers Going out on a Limb for Trees
May 12, 2005 12:00 AM - Jessica Vanegeren, The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C.
It may be rare for developers to chop money-making housing units out of a plan, but that's what owners of 244 acres off Bees Ferry Road in West Ashley have done during the past year. The reason? To save trees.
Ohio Officials Hope Chestnut Trees Revive
May 11, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press
Several hundred blight-resistant chestnut trees have been planted in Ohio in hopes of restoring a tree that is nearly extinct. State officials hope that thousands of acres of abandoned strip-mine land will serve as fertile ground for the tree's rebirth.
Federal Judge Says California Antismog Agency May Enforce Rules on Public Vehicles
May 10, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press
A federal judge has ruled that a Southern California clean-air agency may impose its antismog rules on city buses, waste haulers and other public fleet vehicles.
Report Says British Flora Faces Extinction
May 10, 2005 12:00 AM - Cara New, Associated Press
Fewer British fields are bursting into yellow each summer, with 20 percent of native flora species declining at rates that put them at risk of extinction.
Yellowstone Rated High for Eruption Threat
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press
The Yellowstone caldera has been classified a high threat for volcanic eruption, according to a report from the U.S. Geological Survey.
As Pace of Logging Picks up, Some in North Woods are Alarmed
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Katharine Webster, Associated Press
Logging trucks often outnumber cars on the roads between the Canadian border and this city built around paper, pulp and lumber mills. But some North Country residents worry the trucks will be gone in a generation, along with the working forest and the mills, because of indiscriminate logging and creeping development.
University Initiative Urges Students Not to Dump Usable Items
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - David Winters, Watertown Daily Times
Anna N. Larson noticed her freshman year that St. Lawrence University students were leaving overflowing trash bins, frequently discarding usable items in their rush to leave campus.
Trout Unlimited Advocates Renewal of Mine Cleanup Fund
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Ken Ward Jr., The Charleston Gazette
The national conservation group Trout Unlimited on Tuesday urged Congress to approve a long-term extension of the tax that funds the cleanup of abandoned coal mines.
Poll Finds Brazilians Fear Riches May Spark Invasion
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Axel Bugge, Reuters
As many as three out of four Brazilians believe a foreign country could invade Brazil to take control of its vast natural resources, according to an opinion poll commissioned by an animal rights group.