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Aborigines on Australia's Bird-Flu Frontline
November 30, 2005 12:00 AM - James Grubel, Reuters

Aborigines in Australia's remote north and authorities in Indonesia and East Timor have been drafted in to watch for signs of sick or dead migratory birds as Australia's frontline defence against bird flu.

EPA, DuPont Finalize Settlement over Chemical Used To Make Teflon
November 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Federal regulators have reached an agreement with DuPont to settle allegations the company hid information about the dangers of a toxic chemical known as C8 used in the manufacture of Teflon.

EU Study Finds Climate Change Major Environmental Challenge for Europe
November 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Climate change is Europe's biggest environmental challenge, as the temperature on the continent is rising a third faster than the global average, according to a report by the EU's environmental agency.

Rebuilding Cancun's Beaches To Take a Year, Says President Vicente Fox
November 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

It will take a year to rebuild all the famous white sand beaches in Mexico's Caribbean resort of Cancun after Hurricane Wilma ripped them away last month, President Vicente Fox said Tuesday.

Program Seeks Greener Image for Golf Courses
November 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Catherine Trevison, The Oregonian

Golf courses that use chemicals with restraint, monitor water quality and encourage wildlife will be recognized under a new program launched last week by a group of Oregon and Washington golf course superintendents.

Public Ripe for Organic Food
November 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Jane Brissett, Duluth News-Tribune

When Martha Han of Duluth shops for groceries, she considers the health of her children, ages 3 and 5. Some products she buys are certified organic. For instance, she prefers organic grapes and apples for her kids because nonorganic ones contain the highest pesticide levels.

Armed Robbers Snatch Lion Cub from Palestinian Zoo
November 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Armed robbers made off with a lion cub and two Arabic-speaking parrots in a recent raid on Gaza's zoo, Palestinian police chief and newspapers said.

Travel + Leisure Magazine Announces Global Vision Award Winners
November 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Travel + Leisure magazine has honored seven projects around the world for contributions to local economies, the environment or cultural preservation.

Wild Pigs, Dogs Damage Australian Farms, Report Says
November 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

Australia has more feral pigs than people and exotic pests cost the economy more than A$700 million ($511 million) a year, damaging farms and the environment, a government report says.

On Beyond Organic: Green Leaders
November 29, 2005 12:00 AM - Icicle Networks

When Omar Freilla looks at a landfill in the South Bronx he sees wanton waste of perfectly recyclable building materials. Freilla wants to transform this environmental dumping ground into a Mecca of eco-jobs, to create a worker-owned ‘Home Depot’ type store to sell recycled construction debris.

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