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Asia Needs Tsunami Warning System, Disaster Education, Experts Say
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Bo-Mi Lim, Associated Press

An Asia-wide early warning system for tsunamis must be accompanied by educational campaigns on how to respond to all natural disasters in the region, environment officials said Monday at a U.N.-sponsored conference.

Yucca Mountain Woes Giving Push to Alternate Plans for Nuclear Waste Storage
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Erica Warner, Associated Press

As problems mount with the government's plan to open a national nuclear waste dump in Nevada, lawmakers and industry officials are increasingly pushing for a Plan B.

Tiger Future Not Burning Bright in India
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Sugita Katyal, Reuters

It was once one of the favorite hunting grounds of India's royalty. Flamboyant maharajahs in natty breeches combed the sprawling Sariska forest nestled in the low-lying Aravali hills in the desert state of Rajasthan, hunting for the many tigers that roamed the jungle.

Man Suspected in Nun's Death Surrenders
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Tales Azzoni, Associated Press

The rancher accused of ordering the killing of American nun Dorothy Stang in the Amazon rainforest six weeks ago surrendered to police on Sunday and declared his innocence.

The Myth of Nonprofit Inefficiency
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Duane Silverstein, Seacology

(By Duane Silverstein) Rarely a month goes by when those of us working for environmental nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) do not hear the comment...

Demand for Produce Farmers Outpacing Supply
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Christine des Garennes, The News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana, Ill.

More Illinois consumers want fresh, local food. But Illinois farmers may not be growing enough to meet the demand.

Fuel-Efficiency Attitudes May be Shifting; Auto Dealers Hear Hints of a Shift
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Purva Patel, Houston Chronicle

Gasoline prices have some local motorists thinking twice about what they drive.

EarthNews Radio: Morrison Planetarium
March 28, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

April will be a great month to view our giant neighbor in the solar system, Jupiter.

Singapore Advises Citizens to Stay Indoors from Haze Caused by Indonesian, Malaysian Fires
March 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Singapore advised citizens with respiratory ailments to stay indoors Friday as its air-quality index hovered near unhealthy levels because of fires raging in neighboring Indonesia and Malaysia.

Experts Warn Ships May Bring Lake Invaders
March 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press

Ships navigating the St. Lawrence Seaway may carry more than coal and grain through the Great Lakes, say environmentalists, who warned Thursday about potential secondary "cargo" like killer shrimp or monkey gobies.

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