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EarthNews Radio: Cultural Diversity
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

When we think of "biodiversity," we generally think about the varying plants and animals on the planet. However, there are different levels of biodiversity, including human cultural diversity.

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.

Tsunami Brings Better Treatment for Thai Stray Dogs
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Nopporn Wong-Anan, Reuters

"Black, fat, female," a veterinary worker shouts to an assistant taking notes as she gives a rabies shot to another nameless dog left homeless by the Dec. 26 tsunami on the Thai resort island of Phuket.

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.

Road Building to Be Allowed on National Forest 'Roadless' Areas
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

The last 58.5 million acres of untouched national forests, which President Clinton had set aside for protection, were opened to possible logging, mining and other commercial uses by the Bush administration on Thursday.

U.S. Looking Next Year to Join Global Treaty Banning World's Most Toxic Chemicals
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Kevin Gray, Associated Press

The United States is looking to join an international treaty phasing out a dozen of the world's most hazardous pesticides and chemicals next year, a U.S. official said as delegates from 130 nations met.

ENN Weekly: May 2 - 6
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - the Editors, ENN

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy themes of the week.

ENN Weekly: May 2nd - 6th
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - the Editors, ENN

ENN's editors summarize the most compelling environmental and sustainable economy themes of the week.

EarthNews Radio Review
May 6, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

This week EarthNews Radio brought you interviews with information about greener consumer products -- including how to identify them and how they're grown -- and the battle to make some of them legal and accepted.

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