Connecticut Scientists Investigate Marsh Die-Off
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Something is killing New England's salt marshes, and scientists are trying to figure out how large the problem is, and how to stop it.

Farmers Try to Preserve Dwindling Breeds
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Farmers in west central Ohio are hoping to preserve some breeds of livestock considered endangered by conservationists.

Supreme Court Takes Up What Could Be Key Ruling on Climate Change
June 27, 2006 12:00 AM - H. Josef Hebert, Associated Press

Running for president, George W. Bush said he was ready to regulate carbon dioxide. But in early 2001, shortly after taking office, he changed his mind. Now the Supreme Court may force the president to shift gears again.

Boat Speed Limit Proposed to Save Whales
June 26, 2006 12:00 AM - Brandie M. Jefferson, Associated Press

A federal agency wants to set a speed limit for boats along stretches of the East Coast to help protect endangered whales from deadly collisions.

Possibly Intoxicated Pelican Runs into Windshield
June 26, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A California brown pelican flew through the windshield of a car on the Pacific Coast Highway on Thursday, and wildlife officials said the bird was probably intoxicated by a chemical in the water.

Tighter Antarctic Protection Measures on Hold
June 26, 2006 12:00 AM - Ian MacKenzie, Reuters

Antarctic Treaty countries failed on Friday to agree on tighter environmental measures to protect the continent amid a boom in tourism.

Malagasy Corals Defy Bleaching, Need Protection
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - Ed Stoddard, Reuters

A marine expedition into previously unexplored Indian Ocean waters has found that corals off Madagascar have resisted so-called "bleaching" associated with global warming, possibly because of steep drop-offs nearby.

From World Cup to World Bank, Climate Actions Rise
June 23, 2006 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

The World Cup, a movie by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and the World Bank are all doing their bit to fight global warming by using the burgeoning but barely regulated business of "carbon neutrality."

Stockholm Congestion Charges Reduce Traffic by up to 25 Percent
June 22, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A six-month trial of congestion fees in the Swedish capital has reduced traffic coming in and out of central Stockholm by 20-25 percent on an average weekday, according to an initial study released Wednesday.

Brazil Creates Three New Protected Areas in Amazon Rainforest
June 22, 2006 12:00 AM - Michael Astor, Associated Press

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva decreed three new protected areas in the Amazon basin Wednesday, placing 1.84 million hectares (4.55 million acres) of rainforest off-limits for development.

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