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Oil Platforms May Be Used for Fish Farms
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Cain Burdeau, Associated Press

Thousands of oil and natural gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico could be converted into deep-sea fish farms raising red snapper, mahi mahi, yellow fin tuna and flounder, under a plan backed by the Bush administration.

E-mails Appear to Show Yucca Mountain Scientists Planning to Make up Data
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Erica Werner, Associated Press

E-mails by several government scientists on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump project suggest workers were planning to fabricate records and manipulate results to ensure outcomes that would help the project move forward.

The Color of Water -- An ENN Commentary
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Peter H. Gleick, The Pacific Institute

Our country is polarized over very basic issues: taxes; the size and role of government; religion and secular priorities. Yet at a time when many things are increasingly viewed...

Tsunami Survivors Grow Saplings to Remember the Dead and Protect from Waves
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Rajesh Mahapatra, Associated Press

As day breaks Sunday near the southern Indian coast, Idambai Duraiswamy carries a pot of water to an enclosure of saplings near the sea and pours it over a budding coconut plant that stands as a memorial to her 4-year-old daughter killed by the tsunami.

China's Giant Pandas Get Broadband
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Calling all tech-savvy pandas -- China's biggest nature reserve in the foggy mountains of southwest Sichuan province is now wired for broadband.

Roll out the Welcome Mat for Birds -- Then Clean It
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Dean Fosdick, Associated Press

Ah, spring. The run has begun on potting soil and fertilizers at garden stores, seed packets are arriving daily in the mail and the first of the migrating songbirds and hummingbirds are setting up shop around the yard.

World's Biggest Iceberg Begins Moving after Blocking Food Supplies for Antarctic Stations, Penguins
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The world's biggest iceberg has begun moving again, nearly three months after it ran aground, threatening penguin breeding colonies and blocking ships supplying food and fuel to Antarctic research stations, officials said Monday.

The Color of Water
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Peter H. Gleick, The Pacific Institute

(By Peter H. Gleick) Our country is polarized over very basic issues: taxes; the size and role of government; religion and secular priorities. Yet at a time when...

Windmills Blow Ill for Birds
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Robert Manor, Chicago Tribune

As Illinois pushes for clean energy from the wind, questions remain about the environmental effects of the giant wind turbines now emerging on the state's farmlands.

Farmers Forced to Find Alternatives to Traditional Crops for Livelihood
April 4, 2005 12:00 AM - Linda McNatt, The Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Virginia and North Carolina farmers are struggling as two of their major cash crops -- tobacco and peanuts -- disappear from the landscape due to declining markets and low prices.

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