Primate Species Face Extinction, Report Says
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Clare Nullis, Associated Press
Human activities such as hunting and logging have driven nearly one quarter of the world's primate species -- man's closest living relatives -- to the brink of extinction, according to a new report.
Nuclear Plants May Be Vulnerable to Terrorists, Scientists Say
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - H. Josef Hebert, Associated Press
It's a nightmare that scientists say could happen. Terrorists penetrate a nuclear power plant but ignore the concrete-protected reactor. They're really after the pool of water containing hundreds of used fuel rods.
Suspects Eyed in Canadian Bald Eagle Killings
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Allan Dowd, Reuters
Investigators believe they know who is responsible for the slaughter of dozens of bald eagles near Vancouver in a poaching operation that sold talons, feathers and other parts across North America, officials said Wednesday.
Fishing: The New Resource War -- An ENN Commentary
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Robert Ovetz, PhD, Sea Turtle Restoration Project
Until the mid 20th century, the ocean was a key watery terrain of conflict between competing colonial powers seeking to expand their control over territories and natural resources.
White Pelicans Return to N.D. Refuge
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - James MacPherson, Associated Press
Biologists are buoyed by the first wave of white pelicans returning to the Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge in central North Dakota.
Government Proposes to Move Nuclear Waste Piled Near the Colorado River
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Travis Reed, Associated Press
The Energy Department on Wednesday proposed to move a huge pile of radioactive waste away from the banks of the Colorado River -- a victory for environmentalists and Western politicians who fear the debris could poison the Southwest's major source of drinking water.
State Department Pressed to Open North Dakota Drainage Project to International Judgment
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - William C. Mann, Associated Press
Officials from both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border, in Washington to press Canada's case against a drainage project in North Dakota, urged the State Department on Wednesday to send the case to an international commission.
Alaska Starts Kill of Grizzly Bears to Boost Moose
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters
For the first time since Alaska became a U.S. state, hunters will be allowed to use bait to lure and kill grizzly bears under a program intended to boost moose populations in parts of interior Alaska.
Daylight-Saving Time Saves Fuel, Lawmakers Say
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press
If Congress passes an energy bill, Americans may see more daylight-saving time. Lawmakers crafting energy legislation approved an amendment Wednesday to extend daylight-saving time by two months, having it start on the last Sunday in March and end on the last Sunday in November.
Fishing: The New Resource War
April 7, 2005 12:00 AM - Robert Ovetz, PhD
(By Robert Ovetz, PhD) Until the mid 20th century, the ocean was a key watery terrain of conflict between competing colonial powers seeking to expand their control...