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Whaling Moratorium Likely to Be Dumped, New Zealand Official Warns
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The 1986 international moratorium on commercial whaling is likely to be rescinded in the next few years, New Zealand's commissioner to the International Whaling Commission has warned.

Photos Show Climate Change as Ministers Meet in UK
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Jeremy Lovell, Reuters

A photo of Mount Kilimanjaro stripped of its snowcap for the first time in 11,000 years will be used as dramatic testimony for action against global warming as ministers from the world's biggest polluters meet on Tuesday.

PNC Bank Takes Green Approach
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

PNC Bank has made integrating its business practices with environmental responsibility a top priority.

EarthNews Radio: Car Sharing
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Car sharing can help the environment, and save money.

Canon U.S.A. Receives 2005 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon Inc., has been named an Energy Star Partner of the Year -- Manufacturer for contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by designing and promoting energy-efficient products.

EPA to Let Utilities Trade Mercury Emissions
March 15, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

The Environmental Protection Agency will issue a rule Tuesday to cut U.S. utilities' emissions of toxic mercury through a cap-and-trade system, The Washington Post reported in Tuesday editions.

EU Seeks Ideas on How to Get Airlines to Pollute Less
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

The European Commission launched an eight-week internet discussion Friday asking individual Europeans -- and those active in aviation -- what should be done to force airlines to pollute less.

Colombia's Beetle Breeder Thrills Museums
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Zoe Selsky, Associated Press

University student German Viasus was researching ways to speed the natural decomposition of chicken bones when he came across what has become one of Colombia's weirdest exports.

China Close to Production of 'Safe' Genetic Rice
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Nao Nakanishi, Reuters

As early as this year, China could start commercial production of a new breed of genetically engineered rice.

Invention Turns Waste into Fertilizer
March 14, 2005 12:00 AM - Dana Sanchez, The Bradenton Herald

Using technology, local businessman Loran Balvanz is proving you can put a dollar sign in front of pig waste, feathers and onion peels.

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