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Signs of Warming Continue in the Arctic
November 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Randolph E. Schmid, Associated Press

Signs of warming continue in the Arctic with a decline in sea ice, an increase in shrubs growing on the tundra and rising concerns about the Greenland ice sheet.

Pennsylvania Passes Plan to Cut Mercury
November 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Marc Levy, Associated Press

A state regulatory board Thursday approved Gov. Ed Rendell's proposal to make deeper cuts in mercury emissions from Pennsylvania's coal-fired power plants, despite opposition from power plants and mining companies.

India Urged to Blow Whistle on Elephant Polo
November 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Nita Bhalla, Reuters

Animal rights activists in India have called on the eve of a controversial tournament for the elite, centuries-old sport of elephant polo to be banned due to what they say is the pain and suffering it causes the animals.

Scientists Want More Ethanol Research
November 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Amy Lorentzen, Associated Press

To ensure there's enough corn to fuel humans as well as vehicles, scientists are urging more research into boosting corn yields and improving ethanol production.

Forest Fires May Actually Cool Climate
November 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Randolph E. Schmid, Associated Press

Climatologists have worried for years that forest fires would worsen global warming by adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. Now, there is an indication that the fires could have a regional cooling effect.

ENN Weekly: November 13th - 17th
November 17, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news November 13th - 17th: Vanishing flamingos, the perils of deep-sea trawling, elephant polo, panda porn, and much more.

November 13th - 17th
November 17, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news November 13th - 17th: Vanishing flamingos, the perils of deep-sea trawling, elephant polo, panda porn, and much more.

'Green' Holiday Meals
November 17, 2006 12:00 AM - Teri Borseti

The holiday season is upon us and what better way to show your loved ones how much you care about them than by cooking a delicious organic holiday meal? At the same time, you’ll be doing your part to respect the environment and possibly save the planet.

Canada Named Top 'Fossil' at Kenya Climate Talks
November 16, 2006 12:00 AM - Daniel Wallis, Reuters

With just a day left at talks to fight global warming in Nairobi, Canada had racked up the most "fossil of the day" prizes handed out by environmentalists to nations they say have delayed, obstructed or stalled the negotiations.

Rich, Poor Nations Wrangle on Global Warming
November 16, 2006 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle and Gerard Wynn, Reuters

Rich and poor nations wrangled on Thursday about how to widen a fight against global warming beyond 2012 to break deadlock at U.N. talks on combating what many delegates call one of the biggest threats to the planet.

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