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Environmental Crusader Marc Lappe Dies at 62
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Marc Lappe, an author, medical ethicist and toxicologist who helped shape the country's environmental and health policies, has died of cancer at his home in northern California, according to his family. He was 62.

EarthNews Radio: Art and Nature
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Much of the beauty in our world is to be found in nature, so it's only natural that many artists want to reflect that through their art.

Dissident Shareholders Push Exxon Mobil on Global Warming
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - David Koenig, Associated Press

Shareholders of Exxon Mobil Corp., coming off record profits last year, will vote Wednesday on proposals from dissident investors on a range of social and environmental resolutions opposed by management of the nation's largest oil company.

On Beyond Organic: Buying Direct from Farmers
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Icicle Networks

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) combines the freshness of a farmers' market with the convenience of delivery to a neighborhood drop-off point. There are an estimated 1,700 CSAs across the United States, serving about 340,000 families.

Rare Wayward Manatee Entertains Texans as it Frolics
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Lynn Brezosky, Associated Press

A manatee has wandered hundreds of miles out of its range to a fishing post at the southern tip of Texas, where it is delighting locals with its lumbering grace and penchant for showing its flippers and belly.

India to Set up Home for Tigers
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Tigers of the Sunderbans Forest in eastern India can rest easy after a news report Monday said the state government is setting up an old age home for them.

Disney in Hot Water over Hong Kong Shark's Fin Soup
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Conservationists slammed Disney on Monday for its plans to serve dishes such as shark's fin soup, sea cucumber and abalone in its hotel restaurants when it opens a new theme park in Hong Kong in September.

Bush Says New EPA Chief will Put Science at Heart of Environmental Policy
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

President Bush, in a rare visit to the Environmental Protection Agency, pledged Monday that science would be at the heart of the nation's air, water and land policies.

Australia Working to Prevent Resumption of Commercial Whaling
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Australian officials are working to prevent a resumption of commercial whaling and halt Japan's scientific research whaling, a Cabinet minister said Tuesday.

Miners, Environmentalists Stand at the Ready as Interest in Coal Reignites
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Scott Barker, The Knoxville News-Sentinel

With the comeback of Tennessee's coal industry comes renewed resistance. Environmental activists have geared up in opposition to mountaintop mining, which allows companies to slice off the tops of some of the oldest mountains on earth.

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