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Skyworks' "Green Portfolio" Helps Customers Meet Environmental Guidelines
July 5, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., a maker of analog, mixed signal and digital semiconductors for mobile communications applications, today announced that its lead (Pb)-free and environmentally friendly product portfolio is now available through the company's Green Initiatives(TM) program, facilitating customers' abilities to meet the various environmental regulations and provide Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) compliant devices well ahead of the deadline.

India to Replace Old Zoos with More 'Natural' Ones
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Krittivas Mukherjee, Reuters

India, under fire from environmentalists for failing to protect its tiger population, will replace dozens of its old and crammed zoos with sprawling near-natural habitats, officials said.

'Don't Expect Favours at G8,' Bush Tells Blair
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

President George W. Bush said Tony Blair should not expect any special favours at this week's G8 summit despite the British prime minister's solid support for the Americans in Iraq.

Scientists Serve up Horseradish as a Way to Combat Hog Odor
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Amy Lorentzen, Associated Press

For Sharlene Merk, new research that suggests an unlikely mix of ground horseradish and hydrogen peroxide can curb the stench of hog manure is encouraging.

EarthTalk: Balloon Releases and Solar-Powered Gadgets
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine

Given that “what goes up must come down,” balloons released into the air--whether by accident or in large quantities at events--eventually end up as trash on the ground or in bodies of water.

Brazilians Suspect Foreigners Covet Amazon Rain Forest
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Michael Astor, Associated Press

Ecologists sounded the alarm: the Amazon rain forest is disappearing at the fastest rate in nearly a decade. But the outcry left many Brazilians suspicious.

Blair Fights to Unite U.S., G-8 Partners behind Call for Action on Global Warming
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Geir Moulson, Associated Press

Environmentalists urged British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Monday to consider leaving a skeptical United States behind as he tries to unite the world's leading powers behind urgent action against global warming ahead of the G-8 summit.

Brazilians Suspect Foreigners Covet Amazon Rain Rorest
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Michael Astor, Associated Press

Ecologists sounded the alarm: the Amazon rain forest is disappearing at the fastest rate in nearly a decade. But the outcry left many Brazilians suspicious.

U.S. Will Drop Farm Subsidies if EU Does Same, Bush Says
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

President George W. Bush said the United States will end subsidies to its farmers if Europe does the same, an offer the European Commission said it hoped would lead to a breakthrough at world trade talks later this year.

Ranchers Group Wants Canadian Border to Remain Sealed
July 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Andrew Martin, Chicago Tribune

When Bill Bullard is making a speech to cattle ranchers, it's always a good sign when the parking lot is full of new pickups, as was the case on a recent evening at the VFW hall on the outskirts of this tiny town in south Texas.

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