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As Pace of Logging Picks up, Some in North Woods are Alarmed
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Katharine Webster, Associated Press

Logging trucks often outnumber cars on the roads between the Canadian border and this city built around paper, pulp and lumber mills. But some North Country residents worry the trucks will be gone in a generation, along with the working forest and the mills, because of indiscriminate logging and creeping development.

Socially Responsible Investing: FTSE4Good Index Series
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Many investors want to know that the companies that they put their money into are good corporate citizens, and are stewards for a better environment.

Xerox to Cut Greenhouse Emissions by 10%
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

It's becomming more commonplace to see very large companies proclaim a commitment to the environment in general and to reducing greenhouse gases in particular.

GE to Unveil New Environmental Initiative
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

General Electric Co. plans to unveil a major initiative aimed at more than doubling its research investment in environmental technology in five years, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site Sunday.

Coastal Federation Lobbyist Hopeful on Oyster Restoration Program Funding
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Patricia Smith, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C.

Oysters can be slippery. And money to expand a North Carolina state oyster restoration program that Gov. Mike Easley proposed spending this year didn't stay put to make it into the draft budget passed by the Senate last week.

Green Cleaning
May 9, 2005 12:00 AM - Alicia Wallace, Daily Camera

When Noel Bennett and three of his partners wanted to go into business, Bennett's Boulderness came into play. "Having grown up in Boulder, it's easy to get infused with that environmentally friendly part," said Bennett, who also is a mortgage broker.

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.

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