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India Bans Drug Threatening to Wipe out Vultures
May 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Reuters

India has banned the production and sale of an anti-inflammatory drug used in cattle that is poisoning the country's vultures one step up the food chain.

Mexican Artisans Turn Trash into Fashion, Send Candy Wrapper Purses Globally
May 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Lisa J. Adams, Associated Press

Empty candy wrappers, potato chip bags and cookie packages that once littered roads and filled Mexican dumps are now making fashion statements in New York, Los Angeles and Tokyo.

UConn Scientists Probe Sea Squirt Invasion
May 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A blob-like creature is invading Long Island Sound and posing a threat to its lobsters and other shellfish, University of Connecticut scientists say.

Research Group Says School Buses are Exposing Students to Pollution
May 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Derrill Holly, Associated Press

Most states aren't doing enough to protect children from the diesel exhaust many of them inhale while riding or waiting for school buses, an environmental advocacy group said in a report Wednesday.

Bush Asserts That More Nuclear Power Will Reduce Greenhouse Gas
May 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Tabassum Zakaria, Reuters

President Bush promoted greater use of nuclear power Wednesday as a way to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming and said the United States must diversify its energy sources.

China Struggles to Stop Its Largest Lake Shrinking
May 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Ben Blanchard, Reuters

Lake Qinghai, holy to ethnic Tibetans, is shrinking, hit by declining rainfall and desertification partly caused by overgrazing. Some also blame global warming.

Cape Baboons: Hairy, Hungry and in the House
May 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Anton Ferreira, Reuters

Unruly gangs are raiding the expensive homes that line the spectacular coast of South Africa's Cape Peninsula, clearing out pantries, emptying fridges and defecating on the designer furnishings.

U.S. Beachgoers at Risk from Polluted Water, Group Says
May 25, 2006 12:00 AM - Jim Loney, Reuters

An environmental group said Wednesday it would sue the U.S. government for failing to protect millions of beachgoers from contaminated water.

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May 25, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

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Millions at Risk If NJ Chemical Plants Leak, Study Says
May 24, 2006 12:00 AM - Jon Hurdle, Reuters

Millions of residents of the central U.S. East Coast are at risk of death or injury from release of toxic chemicals because of lax security at chemical plants in New Jersey, a study released Tuesday said.

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