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Mexico Releases Cattle-Killing Jaguar into the Jungle
December 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Ioan Grillo, Associated Press

A jaguar captured in 2004 after killing nearly 60 cows and sheep ran to freedom in the jungles of southern Mexico on Saturday.

Temperatures Climb as Warming Talks Stall
December 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Charles J. Hanley, Associated Press

In the high Arctic, deep in the Atlantic, on Africa's sunbaked plains, climate scientists are seeing change unfold before their eyes.

Norwegians, Dutch Mix Sea and River To Make Power
December 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Anna Mudeva, Reuters

In a world seeking clean alternatives to fossil fuels, Dutch and Norwegian scientists believe they can help turn writer Jules Verne's prediction that "water will be the coal of the future," into reality.

Mexican Park Rangers Defend Butterflies from Loggers
December 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Ioan Grillo, Associated Press

Last season, 22 million monarchs reached the park, an 80 percent drop from the previous year, prompting the Mexican government to set up a special police force.

Tsunami's Environmental Damage Huge; Human Impact Bigger
December 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Michael Casey, Associated Press

The tsunami's environmental devastation is immense, yet experts say it pales in comparison with what humans had already managed to inflict before the giant waves struck.

Green Groups Sue U.S. To Protect Polar Bears
December 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Three environmental groups are suing the U.S. government to force consideration of whether polar bears are a threatened species.

Republicans Add Alaska Oil Drilling to Defense Bill
December 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Richard Cowan, Reuters

Congressional Republicans Sunday agreed to try to win passage of a controversial proposal to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.

Marine Census Shows Diversity, Declines
December 19, 2005 12:00 AM - William McCall, Associated Press

A census of all the fish and other marine life in the world's oceans has shown new evidence of the rich diversity under the sea along with warnings about the decline of many species.

Canadian Natives are Alarmed by a Shortage of Sons
December 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Matt Crenson, Associated Press

Having grown up with smokestacks on the horizon, Ada Lockridge recently made a simple but shocking discovery: There are two girls born in her small community for every boy.

Mexican Park Rangers Defend Monarch Butterflies from Loggers
December 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Ioan Grillo, Associated Press

Last season, 22 million monarchs reached the park, an 80 percent drop from the previous year, prompting the Mexican government to set up a special police force.

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