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Group Warns Mountains Will Lose Ice Caps
October 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Malkhadir M. Muhumed, Associated Press

Africa's two highest mountains _ Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya _ will lose their ice cover within 25 to 50 years if deforestation and industrial pollution are not stopped, environmentalists warned Thursday.

Democrats Challenge EPA Pesticide Rule
October 13, 2006 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

Three Democrats in Congress have added their names to a lawsuit seeking to end any pesticide testing on children by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Madagascar Coral Reefs Damaged
October 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

A new survey of coral reefs along Madagascar's southwestern coast found massive damage from coral bleaching caused by rising sea temperatures, researchers said Thursday.

Climate Change Inaction Will Cost Trillions
October 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Jeremy Lovell, Reuters

Failing to fight global warming now will cost trillions of dollars by the end of the century even without counting biodiversity loss or unpredictable events like the Gulf Stream shutting down, a study said on Friday.

Big Bogs Spurred Ancient Global Warming
October 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters

Massive peat bogs in Siberia and elsewhere may have helped spur global warming at the end of the last ice age some 12,000 years ago, scientists reported Thursday.

ENN Weekly: October 9th - 13th
October 13, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news October 9th - 13th: Earth wobbles, tainted food, the Angolan ivory trade, a controversial cockroach-eating contest, and much more

October 9th - 13th
October 13, 2006 12:00 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news October 9th - 13th: Earth wobbles, tainted food, the Angolan ivory trade, a controversial cockroach-eating contest, and much more

European Commission Threatens 15 EU Governments with Legal Action over Climate Change Plans
October 12, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The European Commission threatened 15 member states with legal action Thursday if they do not provide full information on plans to reduce pollution emissions.

New Type of Mouse Discovered in Cyprus
October 12, 2006 12:00 AM - Thomas Wagner, Associated Press

A previously unknown type of mouse has been discovered on the island of Cyprus, apparently the first new terrestrial mammal species discovered in Europe in decades.

Post-Kyoto Climate Talks May Last to 2010, Expert Says
October 12, 2006 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

Talks on extending a U.N.-led fight against global warming beyond 2012 may last until 2010 to allow a wider U.S. role after President George W. Bush steps down, a U.N. expert said on Wednesday.

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